Shafali (she/her) is the Executive Assistant at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. In this role, she manages the operations of the Executive Office by providing administrative support for scheduling, communications, and travel, as well as project support. She also serves as a liaison to faculty, staff, students, and donors. She started working at The Clarice as a Graduate Assistant in Finance & Administration in 2018, where she developed her interest in arts leadership. Shafali is also active as an educator and a professional opera singer, most recently singing with Hampstead Garden Opera, Opera Neo, and Chautauqua Opera. Shafali is a graduate of the Maryland Opera Studio (MM ‘19). She received her BM from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Robertson Scholar.