Ms. Archana Surana, Founder & Director, Arch Academy of Design participated in the 2017 International Alumnae Component which took place in Kathmandu, Nepal from June 19th to 21st and engaged 11 women leaders from two countries in South and Central Asia. Ms. Surana is the Vital Voices Inaugural LEAD Fellow. As a US State Department Alumni and Fortune Mentee, she has represented India in the “International Women Leaders Mentoring Partnership Program” in the past. Vital Voices included networking events, site visits, leadership discussions and other subject-specific professional training as identified by the alumnae. Participants exchanged knowledge, gained insights into best business practices and formed a regional network of women leaders for future development.