Taruna Sadhoo, Campus Director of the Queens College CUNY Service Corps program, has worked at Queens College since 2019. Currently, she is responsible for managing the CUNY Service Corps and Big Buddy programs within the Experiential Education Department. Prior to joining the CUNY Service Corps team at Queens College, Taruna was the Senior Director of Community Engagement at UNICEF USA. Within this role she was responsible for leading the development, management, and expansion of the organization’s community, youth, and volunteer mobilization strategies. With a passion for international development and education, Taruna has taught in Guyana, Brazil, Ethiopia, and China. Taruna also served as the Assistant Director of Student-Alumni Programs at Columbia University. Before working at Columbia University, Taruna spent three years at Queens College, City University of New York, as an academic advisor and coordinator of specialty advising – serving first generation and non- traditional college students on campus. In 2011, the City Council of New York presented Taruna with a Proclamation for devoting her career to the empowerment of women and children. She holds a Masters in Higher and Post-Secondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in Psychology from Queens College, City University of New York

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