Chanitra is a Cybersecurity Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, responsible for performing analyst and information assurance functions, implementing established policies and procedures, conducting data system studies, and executing security protocols and parameters. Prior to her current role at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chanitra worked as an Information Technology Specialist in the United States Army, implementing security measures for the protection of computer networks and information and safeguarding digital files and vital electronic infrastructure.
Chanitra holds a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Georgia, a B.S. in Information Sciences and Technology, an MPS in Information Sciences – Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, and an MBA, all from Penn State University. When not remediating vulnerabilities, or validating configuration changes, Chanitra can be found running in South Lake Union, eating Macaroni and Cheese, watching Grease for the millionth time, attending professional sporting events, and singing along to the Frozen soundtrack with her 5 year old niece. While her professional engagements have taken her around the world, Chanitra is proud to call Seattle, WA home by way of Bossier City, LA.
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