The Greater Des Moines Partnership has named Sanjita Pradhan as program director of talent development. She will focus on the Global DSM: International Talent Strategy in addition to other talent attraction and development programming. Pradhan most recently served as executive officer for the Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs at the Iowa Department of Human Rights. A native of Nepal, she moved to Des Moines in 2006. She has a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences from the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Technology. She begins work at the Partnership on March 28.