About Neha Uberoi Khangoora
Neha Uberoi Khangoora is a social entrepreneur, mental health and wellness advocate and former professional tennis player.
She is the co-founder of South Asians in Sports (501c3) a network of South Asian professionals who work in the sports industry. Visit sainsports.com to learn more and join. In 2019, Uberoi was the first South Asian elected to serve on the United States Tennis Associations Board of Directors. She is currently pursuing a Master of Clinical Social Work at Columbia University.
Neha entered her freshman year at Princeton University at 16 years of age, winning Ivy League Rookie of the Year before taking a leave of absence to play on the professional tennis tour for 5 years alongside her sister, Shikha Uberoi. She achieved a singles ranking high of 196 and a doubles ranking of 107 on the WTA Tour. She reached two WTA tour doubles finals and competed in the 2nd round of the US Open.
Neha returned to Princeton University, after a 6 years hiatus, to complete her undergraduate degree and then worked as a digital marketing consultant for 5 years. As a South Asian American role model, Neha advocates for sports, mental health and wellness through research, philanthropy, coaching, public speaking and digital content. Her articles and videos have reached hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Across the US and India, she frequently appears on various media platforms to provide commentary on sports, women’s empowerment and health and wellness most notably, SportsBussiness Journal, The BBC, Al Jazeera, Sports Illustrated, Neo Sports and Mind Body Green.
She lives in New York City with her husband and their daughter.