Sangeeta Tyagi

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Sangeeta  Tyagi's photo

Contact

Email: tyagi@brandeis.edu
Office: Heller-Brown Building 373
Phone: 781-736-3739
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Expertise

Youth employment systems at scale
Creating cross-systems workforce strategies for marginalized youth
Post-secondary access and success for out of school youth
Organizational Development strategies for scale, sustainability, and impact

Courses

  • HS 240f - Contemporary Issues in Gender and Public Policy
  • HS 249f - Social Justice, Management, and Policy

Degrees

  • Brandeis University
    Ph.D.
  • University of Delhi
    M.A.

Sangeeta Tyagi

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Profile

Sangeeta Tyagi is Senior Social Scientist at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Her work focuses on youth and community development with a focus on youth employment and education issues related to out-of-school/out-of-work youth. Her areas of interest and expertise include building youth employment strategies and systems for marginalized youth, designing cross-sector strategies to address youth unemployment, postsecondary education access and success for first-in-family youth, and youth engagement and leadership. She has a special interest in the organizational health and development, impact, scale, and sustainability of youth serving organizations and eco-systems.

She also serves as the founding President of the Board of the YouthBuild Charter School of California.

Prior to joining Brandeis, Dr. Tyagi served as the President of YouthBuild USA, a national intermediary, where she oversaw the growth, quality, impact, innovative edge and sustainability of the YouthBuild network of 260 programs in the U.S. During her 14 years at YouthBuild USA she held multiple roles including, Director of Education, Vice President for Education and Career Development, Senior Vice President for Education, Chief Program Officer, and then President. She has also been a faculty member at Boston College, Roanoke College in Virginia, and at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

She has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Brandeis University.

Scholarship

  • Tyagi, Sangeeta Burack, C. and Hughes, D.M. (in pilot phase, 2020). Education Works: Career Development Center Management Course. University Edition, 2020 ed. Save the Children US and Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University for USAID’s Building the Capacity for Youth Activity: Institutional Capacity Development Support for Ethiopian Institutions of, 2020. (forthcoming)
  • Tyagi, Sangeeta, Hughes, D.M., Tai, T. and Burack, C. (2020). Education Works: Transferable Life Skills Trainers’ Guide and Curriculum, University Edition.. University edition, 2020 ed. Save the Children US and Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University for USAID’s Building the Capacity for Youth Activity: Institutional Capacity Development Support for Ethiopian Institutions of, 2020. (forthcoming)
  • Hughes, D.M., Tyagi, Sangeeta, Burack, C.B., Lakshmikanthan, R., and Teklu, A. (2019). Assessment of Student Employability and Career Development in Ethiopian Universities Rapid Assessment Reports for Bahir Dar, Hawassa, Jigjiga, Jimma, Mekelle, and Samara Universities.. Save the Children US and Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.: 2020.