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Roopa Dhatt
Women in Global Health Co-Founder, Executive Director, Chair of the Board of Directors
roopadhattDr. Roopa Dhatt is a physician by training and an advocate by principle, striving for greater health and well-being for all people through working in global health. She is the Executive Director and co-founder of Women in Global Health (#womeningh), an organization that aims to achieve gender equality in global health leadership and advance women’s leadership. Women in Global Health is a global movement with ~21K followers, from 90+ countries, with global chapters in 4 continents.  She serves as the Co-Chair of Global Health Workforce Network Gender Equity Hub, is on several advisory bodies, including the Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGS) Advisory Board; the Global Health 50/50 Advisory Council, Global Health Council Advisory Council, and the GlobeMed, Advisory Board. She was formerly in the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference Steering Committee. She has served on WHO-CSO task teams and working groups to improve meaningful CSO engagement.  
Dr. Dhatt is an Internist, providing primary care in Washington D.C. She has a decade of experience in global health from leading world-wide campaigns on global health issues including Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health, Universal Health Coverage, and Health in All Policies, engaging 120+ countries. She completed her training at Case Western Reserve University, Department of Internal Medicine in the International Health Track. She has a B.A. and B.S. from the University of California, Davis in Cell Biology and African American and African studies; a Master in Public Affairs from Sciences Po, Paris, France; and an M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine.