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Smriti Jacob

Smriti Jacob, Indian journalist. Recipient Rochester Women's Network's 15 Up and Coming Businesswomen award, Rochester Women's Network, 2004, Gold Star, Advertising Agencies Association of India, 1997, Award of merit, Pune University, 1991, Vaidya Prize in Chemistry, Ahmednagar College, 1991; scholar Barbara A. Glenn's Student scholarship, Ohio State University, 1999.


  • Jacob, Smriti was born on December 13, 1970 in Ahmednagar, India. Daughter of Grace and Plamthodathil Samuel Jacob.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in chemistry, Pune University, India, 1988—1991. Master of Science in biochemistry, Pune University, India, 1991—1993. Master of Arts in journalism, Ohio State University, 1998—2000.


    • Research chemist Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., New Delhi, 1993—1996. Correspondent Spectrum Magazines, Mumbai, India, 1997—1998. Communications specialist (graduate research assistant) Ohio State University, 1998—2000.

      Reporter Rochester Business Journal, 2000—2004, associate editor, since 2004. Panelist PRNewswire's Corporation Governance Roundtable, Rochester, New York, 2003.


    • Married Reny Ninan, May 11, 2002.
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    Born December 13, 1970
    (age 46)
    • 1993 - 1996
      Research chemist, Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1997 - 1998
      correspondent Spectrum Magazines
      Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Maharashtra, India
    • 1998
      communications specialist, (graduate research assistant) Ohio State University