Weekend MBA

Sharanya Rajagopal

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Sharanya Rajagopal
City

Seattle, WA

Education

University of Madras, India; BS Chemistry. University of Leeds, UK; MS Chemical Biology. University of Washington; MPH

Organization

PATH

Title

Program Associate, Strategic Initiatives, International Development

Career aspirations

My career vision is to foster sustainable innovations that minimize health and economic inequities. In the short term, I want to advance PATH’s innovation pipeline in Asia and Africa by devising new paradigms for strategic public-private alliances. I am passionate about breaking down siloes, redefining boundaries, and working cross-sector to create win-win opportunities for inclusive development.

Why an MBA?

An MBA will equip me with both general management as well as functional skills to uniquely position myself at the public-private interface and achieve scalable impact. The megatrends that are disrupting the development landscape today require new ways of problem solving, combined with analytical rigor and adaptive leadership. I believe that leadership development at Booth will empower me to lead by driving consensus across industries, sectors, and regions, and thereby move the needle on the United Nations Sustainable Development.