Drawing from her own experience of traveling to over 110 countries across 7 continents, Sucheta speaks on how to make travel sustainable, accessible, and profitable.
Sharing stages with experts like Andrew Zimmern and Arthur Frommer, Sucheta has presented at The New York Times Travel Show, Travel and Adventure Shows, The United Nations, The Coca-Cola Company, Southern Company, various consulates, Rotary clubs, as well as universities and schools across the world. She did 3 TEDx talks in 2023!
Sucheta founded Go Eat Give in 2011, through which she educates the community about adventure and cross cultural engagement through food and travel. The organization provides aid to grassroots projects across different countries and offers customized luxurious travel experiences to individuals and groups.
An award-winning writer for 20 years, Sucheta has contributed extensively to print and digital publications such as AFAR, TIME Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, AAA, Conde Nast Traveler, CNN, Southern Living, Fodors, The Huffington Post, Zagat, and Travel+Leisure. She also writes monthly dining columns for Georgia Trend Magazine and Khabar.
Sucheta has authored a series of children’s illustrative books on travel – Beato Goes To. The stories, based on her real cat, Beato and her actual travels, inspire young readers to learn about different countries and cultures, as well as develop their own wanderlust. Sucheta often visits elementary schools, reading her books – Beato Goes To Greenland, Beato Goes To Israel, Beato Goes To Indonesia, Beato Goes To Japan, and the latest release – Beato Goes To Brazil. In 2020, Sucheta released her first animated comic book series – Cheeti and The Colony of Antlantis.
Originally from India, Sucheta started discovering the world when she moved to United States after high school. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters in Finance, and worked in investment banking, market research and human capital consulting. Her vacations to Russia and Morocco, where she volunteered at an orphanage and women’s empowerment center, inspired her to get out of the cubicle, and become an entrepreneur, humanitarian and influencer. Her favorite things to do while traveling are – exploring neighborhood markets, meeting locals, and eating home cooked meals.
Sucheta served on the board of Refugee Family Services, a non-profit that supports refugee women and children achieve self-sufficiency in the state of Georgia. She is on The International Travel Writers Alliance (SATW)’s DEAI committee.
Sucheta was named “one of top 30 travel bloggers in the world, 40 Under 40 best and the brightest, and one of the five most influential bloggers on culture in the world. She has several times been listed as a finalist for the Atlanta Press Club Award of Excellence, IFWTWA Award in Journalism, Caribbean Journalism Award, and Georgia’s Author of the Year.
Sucheta is a member of North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA), Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Impact Travel Alliance, The International Travel Writers Alliance, and Georgia Writers Association.
She resides in the suburbs of Atlanta with her husband and her cat, Beato.