Geeta was raised in Aurora, Colorado, and received her degree in English from UC Irvine, with an emphasis on creative writing. She went on to receive her MFA from UCLA in film producing/directing.
Geeta has created several acclaimed short films that have played in festivals worldwide. Her viral narrative short, "Aunty Gs," earned a prestigious College Television Award (a "Student Emmy") in comedy from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her narrative thesis film, "Beast," was funded in part by the Edie and Lew Wasserman Film Production Award. Geeta also received the Coppel Screenwriting Award and the Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award while at UCLA.
She currently works for the MY HERO Project, and her work includes short documentaries on the 2007 Special Olympics in Beijing, a filmmaking workshop in Cairo, and a troubled youth in Pueblo, Colorado, who found boxing as a way to structure his chaotic life.