SHACHI DOSHI, MPH Founder
Shachi Doshi is very passionate about improving access to health care for underserved communities around the world. She has over 12 years of experience in consulting numerous NGOs, global health foundations, hospitals, and Fortune 500 companies in defining their health care strategy and measuring the social and financial impact of health-related programs.
Today, she works at Genentech in the Market Analysis & Strategy Department and is focused on a patient-centric role, leading market research and forecasting efforts to help oncology patients access the medicines they need. Prior to this, she worked for a global health consulting firm and led analytical teams in building forecasting models to assess costs to deliver over 70 vaccine products spanning 25 diseases in over 115 countries. She also served on the board of advisers for the Global Pediatric Alliance, where she helped shape programs to reduce maternal mortality in Mexico. Shachi earned a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan (concentration in Global Health).
Shachi loves using creativity to identify solutions to public health challenges facing the world today. Her vision for Colorful Minds is to further enable self-empowerment for people living with disabilities and motivate as many communities as possible to be agents of meaningful change.
CHANDRIKA RAO, Associate Director
Chandrika is a public health professional who has over nineteen years of experience in enhancing the quality of various government, nonprofits and social enterprise organizations in the United States and in India. Her primary focus is to evaluate and improve the outcomes of various programs that she is part of. She has vast experience in the field of academic and community-based research. Chandrika has content expertise in HIV prevention, mental health, developmental disabilities, kindergarten readiness, early childhood development, probation, drug courts, community well-being, women’s health, older adults and community assessments. Chandrika is data savvy and has spent the past decade evaluating programs across various sectors. She uses data to drive programs forwards, visualizes outcomes using data visualization tools such as Tableau.
Chandrika holds a Masters is Health Sciences from Boise State University, Idaho and in Psychosocial Rehabilitation from Bangalore University, India.
Chandrika is passionate and invested in working with persons with various disabilities and is committed to helping advance opportunities for these individuals.
HARVEEN SETHI, Advisory Board
Harveen is an impact driven Product & Marketing leader passionate about driving market based solutions for social impact through product & business innovation rooted in design thinking. She has over 17 years of experience in driving innovative healthcare & technology solutions globally at startups and Fortune 500 companies. Passionate about global health, she has spent the past decade leading the development & market adoption of innovative health solutions through Strategy, Marketing, and Product & Design leadership roles across a few different areas of healthcare globally. Prior, Harveen worked at Accenture in Technology & Management consulting, leading new tech enabled business innovation across a few industries.
Harveen is excited to leverage her rich skill set in advising Colorful Minds on Strategy & Marketing to help scale the organization’s impact of empowering people living with debilitating physical, mental and emotional conditions and disabilities.
Harveen hails from a global background, having lived / worked in 7 countries across 4 continents. She holds an MBA from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a BA in Political Science (International Relations) & Economics from Rutgers University.