Before joining Operation ASHA as a Director, Urvashi led a multi-million dollar health portfolio of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in India focused on improving the lives of the urban poor. During her tenure at the foundation, Urvashi catalysed school health programs that reached out to over 15 million children. She also formulated a school health implementation framework in collaboration with the Government and other stakeholders.
Urvashi has worked as a consultant for the World Health Organisation and with the Partnership for Child Development, Imperial College London. Urvashi is also on the Governing Board of Partnership for TB Care & Control, India’s largest TB network. She is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.
Urvashi completed her Bachelors in Genetics from University of Birmingham followed by an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from University of Cambridge and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.