Her “limpid, serene voice” – as the New York Times describes it – has filled major venues worldwide, including Lincoln Center, the Smithsonian, Olympiastadion (Berlin), Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, and the 2016 World Culture Festival.
Chandrika is a leader in business, education, and the arts. In addition to founding her financial advisory firm, she is a member of the Board of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, and Berklee School of Music’s President’s Council. The Berklee Tandon Global Clinics connect world-class music faculty from the US to other countries. At New York University, she is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chair of the President’s Global Council and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She is on the Board of the NYU Stern School of Business and the NYU Langone Health System.
Chandrika has received several awards - the Gallatin Medal, NYU’s highest honor for outstanding contributions to society; the Walter Nichols Medal for leadership and integrity; and the Polytechnic Medal, recognizing her involvement in science and engineering. For her efforts in higher education, she was inducted as a Sterling Fellow at Yale and into the Harold Acton Society of New York University.