Full Name
Geeta Rao Rao
Job Title
Senior Program Director
Enterprise Community Partners
Speaker Bio
Geeta Rao currently serves as the Senior Program Director of Sustainable and Equitable Communities at Enterprise Community Partners. She brings 18 years of experience in affordable housing, community development, and transit-oriented development including: program design and administration, technical assistance, policy development and analysis, legislative advocacy, community organizing and planning, and coalition building.
She most recently served as the Initiative Officer of the Great Communities Collaborative (GCC) housed at The San Francisco Foundation where she managed an Initiative that advances transit-oriented development to create sustainable and equitable communities in the Bay Area. Prior to GCC, Geeta was the Program Manager at Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association in Boston, Massachusetts where she created a state-wide foreclosure-acquisition program that facilitated the purchase of over 200 foreclosed properties. Geeta was also the Policy Director at Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH).
Geeta’s board service includes Housing California, TransForm, and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation. She has a Masters in City Planning from University of California, Berkeley and Bachelor of Science in anthropology from Bates College.
Geeta Rao Rao