Bartika Rai is a financial professional who is passionate about arts and a vocal advocate for educational models that prioritize arts in education. Bartika’s prior experience includes years of financial planning, reporting, and analysis across industries of luxury manufacturing, SME/sole-proprietor business consulting, music management, education and magazines/print media. The language that her parents taught her growing up is Nepali, which she works to archive as an indie recording musician while she is not coordinating finances at BAC. She holds a B.A in Accounting from Wesleyan College GA with a minor in Finance & Economics. Occasionally, you can find her performing in both English and Nepali at underground venues in New York.