Sita Thompson grew up in Valley Center, California and Baja California on an organic farm. She studied at CSU Long Beach and abroad in Europe for two years. While she studied in Europe she had the opportunity to intern with Irene Dill, a couture designer, for her private label.
Sita lived in India for 6 years working as a brand ambassador for multinationals while also studying and performing classical Indian dance. The combination of commerce and art wass the creative business inspiration that has become SITA Couture.
Sita has won the National Friendship Committee Award by former Prime Minister of India for being American by birth, but Indian by heart – A Role Model for Society.
Sita is also a Women Business Enterprise National Council Member. She is part of the LA trade Tech board of fashion division. SITA Couture is WBENC certified.