Hima Batavia is a product access research officer at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, where she is leading a study on the best practices of introducing new health products to low income countries. She is driven by the possibilities that exist at the intersection of health, technology, design and entrepreneurship, particularly mobile and wireless technologies.
Previously, she worked at the Mclaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health and The Earth Institute at Columbia University. She has been published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, PLoS Medicine Journal and UN Dispatch and has collaborated on white papers with The World Health Organization and mHealth Alliance.
Hima is the co-founder of the Toronto for Acumen Fund Chapter, the curator of Mobile Tech for Social Change Toronto, and an active member of Toronto's social enterprise and international development community.
Hima holds a BSc in Human Biology from the University of Toronto St. George.
Contact her here for witty banter, or follow her on Twitter via @himabatavia
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