Ms. Nirmala joined South India Term Abroad in 2008. Her first position was SITA librarian, when she had the gigantic task of organizing and managing the enviable SITA book collection. Now that the beautiful SITA library is up and running smoothly, Ms. Nirmala holds the position of SITA outreach and operations manager. She plays a pivotal role in host family relations, student health and adjustment, and facilities and support staff management at the SITA Center. Ms. Nirmala is very fashionable and also very hospitable — she’s always willing to chat, go to a movie or shopping, or offer advice or support about day-to-day life, and food, in Madurai!