Priti Gandhi is a leader in opera administration, innovative casting, and a passionate artist advocate in the field. Among her credits, she is on the advisory council of the Asian Opera Alliance, a frequent speaker on industry panels regarding diversity and artist advocacy, and advisor on grant panels for new works (such as the National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Midwest, and Opera America). After a 20-year international opera career, she served in administration with companies such as San Diego Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Portland Opera. She is a graduate of the American Express Women in Leadership Music Academy, an alumna of the Opera America leadership programs, and a frequent judge for competitions such as The Richard Tucker Awards, the Metropolitan Opera Laffont National Auditions, and the Eastman School of Music. She is a sought-after master class instructor and career guest lecturer for young artists, with schools like the New England Conservatory, University of Portland, University of California at San Diego, and young artist programs around the country.