Program Coordinator (NYC)
Nikita was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to Indian immigrant parents. Her dad has 6 brothers and sisters and they run several businesses together. Nikita was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied Political Science and Business. She first joined Matter as an intern in 2013 and played a major role in launching Demo Day in New York City. She also worked at Ellevate, a professional women’s network. After graduation, Nikita helped design a donor strategy for MiracleFeet, a social enterprise that makes low-cost braces for children with clubfoot. Then she worked in federal consulting at at Deloitte. Now, as Program Coordinator in our NYC office, she is thrilled to be back. Outside work, Nikita loves brainstorming startup ideas, listening to podcasts, and working out.