Health4TheWorld CEO and Co-Founder, Bhavya Rehani, MD Named 2019 Woman of Influence in Silicon Valley
The Silicon Valley Business Journal honors Bhavya Rehani, MD for her
achievements in advancing global health via technology
PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/SVBJWOI?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#SVBJWOIlt;/agt;–Bhavya Rehani, MD founder of Health4TheWorld (H4TW) has been named a
2019 Woman of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal, honoring her
efforts in bringing world-class education and technology to promote
health in resource-poor communities globally. The Silicon Valley
Business Journal celebrates the contributions of 100 remarkable women
leaders and innovators who have made a significant impact on their
Silicon Valley industry. The award ceremony will take place on May 16th,
A Harvard trained neuroradiologist and currently practicing at UCSF,
Bhavya Rehani, MD founded Health4TheWorld in 2017, to address health
disparities in resource-poor communities worldwide. She is passionate
about using technology for good. Dr. Rehani leads an incredible
worldwide team of doctors, engineers, artists and people from diverse
backgrounds who volunteer. Dr. Rehani has been featured in Forbes, NBC,
SF business times, Stanford Daily among other news media. She was also
recently awarded the 2018 Gold winner for the Female Innovator of the
Year by The Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
“I am honored to receive this award and be in the company of trailblazer
women in Silicon Valley. This award serves as a recognition for our
efforts to create free technology and educational solutions to bring
health to people in low resource communities worldwide,” says Bhavya.
Under her leadership, Health4TheWorld in just two years, has reached
over 22 countries and made a positive impact on at least 3500 lives.
“Bhavya’s journey for over a decade in global outreach especially to
communities in need has been simply exemplary!” said Ankur Bharija, MD,
Co-founder, Health4TheWorld. And William Dillon, MD, Co-founder,
Health4TheWorld said, “Bhavya’s spirit of helping communities in need of
health care inspires all of us involved with Health4TheWorld. Her hard
work, commitment and smiles infuses an ethos and guiding light for our
Health4TheWorld is a Palo Alto-based non-profit organization dedicated
to promoting health in resource-poor communities worldwide through
education and technologies such as virtual Reality, virtual Learning and
mobile applications. H4TW is creating the largest online education
platform, Health4TheWorld Academy to educate healthcare professionals.
Please visit health4theworld.org/donate
to support this mission.
Nikita Ramesh Reddy