Biosketch for Priya Sankalia

Ms. Priya Sankalia has 18+ years of experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and is currently a Project Manager at Applied Geographics, Inc, in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Sankalia holds a Bachelors of Arts in Ancient Indian Culture from St. Xavier’s College, University of Bombay, a Masters of Arts (MA) in Ancient History, Culture and Archeology from the Deccan College Post Graduate Research Institute in Pune and another MA in Anthropology from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Ms. Sankalia has worked on a variety of GIS projects in her career but the power of GIS to do geo-analytics has been the most exciting.  She welcomes the opportunity to apply her expertise in service to the 5-2035 mission and hopes to get to know the people of Mauritius better in the process. An active member of Arlington, Massachusetts where she resides with her family, Ms. Sankalia is a Town Meeting member and serves on the Arlington’s Recycling Committee.