Mitra learned brand strategy at Bright Sun Consulting in New York City and qualitative research at Hall and Partners in Los Angeles. She was a professional Tango dancer and arts educator for 10 years and established Oxygen Tango, where she launched learning innovations now being used around the country, including the Tango Challenge (TM). She has facilitated learning for Google, CalTech, and Ford Theaters. She continues to train teachers, and teach at special events around the US. Mitra is a graduate of Princeton University with honors.