Shebani Rao

Shebani Rao

Program Associate

Shebani serves as a Program Associate for Creative Communities. She supports the Foundation’s arts, culture, and great public spaces grantmaking portfolios, as well as its associated evaluation and communications efforts.

Previously, Shebani worked as a Research Associate II and Research Assistant at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., where her work focused on research and technical assistance related to reentry from jails and prisons. Shebani holds a Master’s degree in sociology from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Yale University.