Sangeeta Rao is Assistant Dean for Mentoring Programs at Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick. In her current position, Rao has help expand Women BUILD (Business Undergraduates in Leadership Development) and introduced new programs, including Helpful- Executives-in Reach (HEIR) and Team Up, which pairs hundreds of students each year with working professionals in mentoring relationships. She recently traveled to Vietnam to conduct a training program on mentoring for women officials as part of a United Nations Development Program initiative. She has taught at Pace University and UMass, Amherst, and held administrative positions at Pace University and Mount Holyoke College. She earned a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.