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Sylvana Sinha

Founder; Chair; CEO, Praava Health

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Sylvana Sinha
Ms. Sylvana Q. Sinha, Founder, Chair, and CEO of Praava Health, is a Bangladeshi-American lawyer and entrepreneur. Ms. Sinha built Praava Health from scratch after experiencing the challenges facing the Bangladeshi health system first-hand. Praava Health is a patient-driven company disrupting the standard for healthcare for Bangladesh’s 170 million citizens. Praava’s “brick-and-click” healthcare platform integrates digital health and in-clinic experiences convenient to where everyone lives, works, and clicks. The Praava business model has been the subject of case studies published by Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School that are taught all over the world. Ms. Sinha is an attorney and entrepreneur with a passion for innovative, impactful approaches to governance and international development. She has nearly two decades of experience leading diverse, interdisciplinary teams in international law, business, development, and government relations, including at major international law firms, management consulting firms, the World Bank, and think tanks in the Middle East and South Asia.

Digital Health, Healthcare, International Development

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entrepreneurship in emerging markets, women's entrepreneurship, healthcare innovation

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