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University Equity and Inclusion

Mentoring Executive Committee
2022-2023

Members of the Mentoring Executive Committee are faculty and staff who support the RCN Mentoring Program and participants by contributing to the initial review of program applications, the matching of pairs, checking in with mentoring partners throughout the year, and providing input and suggestions for improving the program and improving mentoring at Rutgers University.

Carmen Castro

Universitywide/Central Administration

Director of FDC Programs

Universitywide/Central Administration

Co-Chair of Mentoring Executive Committee

Itzamarie Chévere-Torres

Universitywide/Central Administration

Director, Office of Postdoctoral Advancement

Universitywide/Central Administration

Nela Navarro

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of English-Writing Program

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Sangeeta Rao

Universitywide/Central Administration

Senior Director of Mentoring and Faculty Outreach

Universitywide/Central Administration

Sam Rabinowitz

Rutgers University-Camden

Distinguished Service Professor & Area Head

Rutgers University-Camden

Karina V.R. Schäfer

Rutgers University-Newark

Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Science

Rutgers University-Newark

Charles Senteio

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Information

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Nursing Science

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Maribel Vazquez

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Rutgers University-New Brunswick