Rita has been coaching and mentoring clients from all over the world for more than 20 years. They come diverse backgrounds, are multigenerational, and bring with them a breadth of experiences, cultural perspectives and needs. Rita’s clients include professional women, C-Suite Leadership, parents returning to paid roles, military veterans, survivors of domestic violence, schoolchildren, students and young women in STEM, on topics such as career, leadership, entrepreneurship and business strategy, with confidence and communication being at the core of Rita’s approach. Rita’s advice as a career and business coach has been featured in multiple press and media such as The Wall Street Journal.

Rita’s passion and focus to empower the lives of others has been recognized by US President Joe Biden as an honoree of the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Below are organizations that Rita is affiliated with as a mentor:

  • ACP Veterans: Mentor to ACP Women Veterans and military spouses, nationally (USA)
  • Bottom Line: Mentor to minority high school students pre-career, New York (USA)
  • California State Small Business Association: Business Mentor, Los Angeles (USA)
  • CUNY: Mentor to minority, underprivileged students, New York (USA)
  • Fisher Business School: Mentor to Ohio State University students, Ohio (USA)
  • King’s College London: Leadership Mentor (Globally)
  • King’s Business School: Leadership Mentor (Globally)
  • King’s Business School: Diversity Mentor, London (UK)
  • King’s Entrepreneurial Institute: Women Founders Mentor for King’s Entrepreneurial Institute, London (UK)
  • Mentor to schoolgirls and students (Africa, US, UK, Europe, India, Russia)
  • New York City Small Business Association: Business Mentor, New York (USA)
  • NPower: Mentor to minority and underrepresented youths pre-career, New York (USA)
  • Ormiston Park Academy: Mentor to three Year 11 pupils, as well as group mentor to Y9, 10, 11 pupils, Thurrock (UK)
  • Sakhi for South Asian Women: Mentor to survivors of domestic violence, New York (USA)
  • Speaker for Schools: Speaker and Mentor for Speaker for Schools, nationally (UK)
  • The Prince’s Trust: Mentor to healthcare workers, London (UK)
  • University of Southern California: LeanIn USC MentorHER program for female students, Los Angeles (USA)


Mentee Affiliations