About Lina Sinha
Lina Sinha graduated in 1987 with an undergraduate degree from Columbia College. She continued her education and quickly earned a Masters in Arts from Columbia University in 1988, followed by a Masters in Education from Columbia University in 1989. In 1996, Lina Sinha received an advanced certificate from New York University. She went on to become a teacher, and now spends her free time staying active and volunteering. Lina Sinha enjoys sports and being outdoors.
Lina Sinha is an avid runner, skier and tennis player. . She recently ran the New York City half marathon, in memory of her aunt, with the New York Road Runners Club. In addition, Lina Sinha is an active volunteer in New York City, and has volunteered with the Special Olympics and donated funds to the Wildlife Conservation Society. Lina Sinha has also volunteered for both the Methodist Hospital in Park Slope Brooklyn and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Emergency Room. Lina Sinha’s first love with animals began when her parents, Hannah and Anil Sinha, founded the Champagne Memorial Hospital in Delhi, India—the very first veterinary hospital in the country.
With the love for animals running in her family, Lina Sinha has donated her time and money to the Wildlife Conservation Society for penguins (New York Aquarium) and for the lions (Bronx zoo). Lina Sinha has also worked to choreograph Bollywood Dances for performances at New York City’s annual India Day Parade held in the Manhattan area in August. She is also a member of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) and ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).