Dr. Savita Sharma is a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) with more than 18 years of teaching and research experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. Before taking up her current position at the Central University of Karnataka, she was Professor and Head of Le Cordon Bleu School of Hospitality and Tourism, GD Goenka University. She conducted research and disseminated research results within relevant research areas and contributed to developing the academic research environment and the development of partnership with business. At Le Cordon Bleu School of Hospitality she also led the development/use of digital and diverse learning methods, innovation, value creation based on results from research, and academic development work. Dr. Sharma is an active member of ISTE (Indian Society of Technical Education), acting Vice-President (Education), Indian Women in the Hospitality Industry, and the Core Member of the Alumni Association of IHM Lucknow.