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Preeta Banerjee, Ph.D.

Hindu Chaplain


B.S., Carnegie Mellon

Ph.D., Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Preeta Banerjee, Ph.D. is the Hindu Chaplain at Tufts University and a spiritual companion who draws on a broad and deep range of experience, having spent over 20 years in academia, coaching and consulting as an advocate, educator, researcher, and author. Her passion lies in creating brave spaces at the intersection of contemplation, activism and healing and deepening in interreligious manyness, from a lens rooted in bhakti, gyan, karma, and raj yog. She is a founding board member of the North American Hindu Chaplains Association and pursuing her field naturalist certification with Mass Audubon. Co-founder and partner at WhiteLeaf Advisors LLC, she previously led a team at Deloitte and was a business school professor at Brandeis and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has a PhD in Strategic Management from the Wharton School; a BS in Computational Biology and Business from Carnegie Mellon; and has recently completed her Graduate Certificate in Interreligious Studies at Hartford International University for Religion and Peace.
Preeta is a confidential resource on campus.