Rachelle Vertenten is Executive Manager of Columbia Global Centers. Prior to joining Columbia University Rachelle specialized in marketing at Simon & Schuster. She has done international fieldwork in conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Kampala, Uganda and fieldwork in Kolkata, India focusing on health education in the West Bengal region. Rachelle received her MSc in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University. Her main interest areas are culture and conflict management.