Sandhya Subbarao is a mother of two teenage girls and lives with her family in Westchester County, New York. She has worked as an accountant in London, UK, for the World Bank in D.C., and as an Executive Compensation Consultant in New York. In the non-profit sector, Sandhya has worked on a range of issues including teaching English to underprivileged children, and working on the first study conducted by the WHO on the extent of the AIDS crisis in India, volunteering on a kibbutz in Israel, and as the Project Administrator for a public-health organization run by Tulane Medical University in the Honduras. After becoming a mother, Sandhya stayed at home to raise her children. During that time, she was an active member of her community and served on the Advisory Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Westchester, The Rye Arts Center and The Indo-American Arts Council. Recently she went back to school, earned her M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and worked at Forbes, before launching her own career as a freelance journalist. In addition, Sandhya has an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Rochester.