Founder of Seva Global
Seema Jain has years of experience with helping companies become more culturally competent when engaging with people from different backgrounds.
In her past role as Senior Director, Multicultural Affairs at Marriott International, Seema had responsibility for developing tools and resources for Marriott associates and hotel properties to enhance cultural competencies to better serve the company’s broad diversity of guests and customers.
Prior to joining Marriott, Seema spent several years in healthcare for Baxter and Caremark International where she focused on acquisition analysis of physical therapy centers. She also had her own independent consulting business where she prepared valuations for her clients seeking to acquire physical therapy centers.
Seema earned her BS in Finance from Miami University of Ohio and her MBA from DePaul University in Chicago. She is also a co-founder of two non-profit organizations – Supporting Excellence in Education Foundation (SEED), which awards scholarships to high school students and the Young Jains of America (YJA) a national youth organization created to share Jain heritage and culture where she is currently a Board of Trustee member. She serves on the Equity, Race and Diversity Committee at Stevenson High School, one of the leading high schools in the country.
Seema lives in Chicago with her husband and has three children ages 26, 23, and 20. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, and traveling.