Rekha Rangachari has served as the Executive Director of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) since 2017. In her role at NYIAC, Rekha collaborates with stakeholders and thought leaders in the space to advance scholarship and best practices; offers educational programming, events, and trainings; and operates world-class hearing facilities in Manhattan. Rekha is actively engaged with the arbitration community at the regional, national, and global levels. Rekha serves as Member of the New York City Bar’s Inter-American Affairs Committee and Chair of its Arbitration Subcommittee, Co-Chair of the Private International Law Interest Group (PILIG) at the American Society of International Law (ASIL), Board Member of ArbitralWomen (AW), Co-Chair of Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers (REAL), and Steering Committee Member of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations. In parallel, Rekha maintains an active connection to academics as Associate Editor of the Juris Investment Arbitration Conference Volumes, Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School, and Peer Review Board Member of the American Review of International Arbitration (ARIA) at Columbia Law School.