Niketa Kumar is the director of communications at the Water Foundation. She develops and executes internal and external communications programs for the organization. She also supports the work of our partners to use communications strategies to advance solutions that ensure every person and place has clean, reliable water.
Previously, she served as a vice president at BerlinRosen Public Affairs where she led comprehensive communications programs for national and local campaigns to reduce income inequality and improve the economic security of families across the country. Niketa also served as deputy press secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy during the Obama Administration, focusing on the agency’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs and the administration’s initiatives to address climate change. She received a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University.