ADVISORS:

         DIANNA KANE

         DIANNA KANE

Dianna is Chief Design Officer at Medic Mobile, a social enterprise that designs, builds, delivers and supports open-source software for health workers. She harnesses the power of human-centered design, sets organizational strategy and develops high-impact use cases and tools for and with health workers. Dianna has a background in global health and anthropology and over ten years of experience working at both the community and systems level in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America and the United States. She's a graduate of University of Cape Town MPhil in HIV/AIDS, and holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Fordham University in New York City. Dianna's based in San Francisco, CA. 

                   SAUMYA JOSHI

                   SAUMYA JOSHI

Saumya is an Associate Director at the Indian School of Business, designing and administering Applied Learning initiatives for the post-graduate programs in management. Previously, she worked as a consultant in the government and policy sphere for Ernst & Young, and Deloitte. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and an MBA, and is based in Hyderabad, India.

                                                                     VANDANA SHARMA

                                                                     VANDANA SHARMA

Dr. Sharma is a Senior Medical Specialist at J-PAL. She holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) from the University of Western Ontario and an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she was also a Sommer Scholar. She has extensive experience in public health research, including serving as a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on multi-year randomized trials on HIV/AIDS prevention in Kenya and maternal mortality reduction in northern Nigeria. Dr. Sharma is also currently the primary investigator on a randomized trial evaluating an intervention to reduce intimate partner violence and HIV in rural Ethiopia. She's based in Paris, France.

                                                                     VIKAS PARUCHURI

                                                                     VIKAS PARUCHURI

Vikas is founder/CEO of Dataquest, an online platform to help people learn data science. Previously, he worked as the Chief Technology Officer at Turfly, an Android app that turns walking and running into a fun game, and as a Machine Learning Engineer at edX, an online learning platform founded by MIT and Harvard.  He holds a BA in History from the University of Maryland College Park. He's based in San Francisco, CA.