Virajita has been on the Board of Directors since 2016. She is a Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Sustainable Building Research at the University of Minnesota. She grew up in Mumbai, India where she earned her bachelor’s degree in architecture. She continued the study at the U of M where she received her master’s. Her passions include social justice, culture, sacred spaces, and the arts. In her spare time she is involved in her spiritual community serving at a local homeless shelter and volunteers at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts as a Collection-in-Focus Guide, specifically with the Art of China and the Japan and Korea Collections.