Ashmita received her B.S. in Environmental Studies at Binghamton University. While at Binghamton, Ashmita worked as a Communications Intern with VINES, an organization dedicated to developing a sustainable and just local food system in Broome County. Before joining CCE, she also served as an Americorps Conservation Steward at Onondaga Earth Corps, where she worked to promote environmental stewardship through youth development and community education. At CCE, Ashmita implements 4H after-school programming at three middle schools in Syracuse, delivering hands-on lessons that explore the intersection of STEM, healthy living, and citizenship.