Duhita Mahatmya is an Assistant Research Scientist in the College of Education at the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to the University of Iowa, she taught Integrative Studies in the School of Integrative Studies at George Mason University. Duhita received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Iowa State University. It was during graduate school that Duhita became involved with Monsoon, as a volunteer and board member. Outside of work, Duhita has volunteered with ACCESS (Ames, IA) and Northern Virginia Family Services (Fairfax, VA), and enjoys flowing through yoga.