International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor (Dr.) Ronita Choudhuri

Prof. Ronita Choudhuri is the CEO & Co-Founder of Armadillo Digital, a creative agency and venture studio in New Delhi. She was born and raised in the US and did her Bachelor’s in International Politics from New York University. Ronita received her MSc. in Globalization and Development with Distinction from the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester, UK.  She started her career with Bank of America’s Wealth Management division and then went on to work with Mainstay Investments for 5 years.


Her average daily sales were between $1- 5 million (USD) and became the top producing senior sales specialist at the firm. Ronita spent seven months working as a Project Manager at the United Nations Democracy Fund in New York, before moving permanently to India. In India, she worked with CEOs of a diverse group of clients in marketing and branding strategy, before opening her own firm. A few of her clients now globally include Transferwise, Hive Learning, Emami Art, Elka Africa, and Global Health Strategies. She has recently launched her own sustainable fashion brand online called Tropē, and an educational entrepreneurship initiative called Girls+Biz to get more young women in India to think about starting their own businesses.