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Bindiya Patel

Senior Director of Planning and Design, Global Health Programs

Bindiya Patel oversees strategic planning, positioning, proposal development, and analytics functions for the Global Health Programs division at PATH.

Ms. Patel first joined PATH in 2004 and during her tenure has advocated for new HIV prevention options for women in the Global Campaign for Microbicides, managed US government funded projects on tuberculosis in Tanzania, served on PATH's strategy team, and launched the PATH Center for Malaria Control and Elimination. Ms. Patel has also designed and led organization-wide change initiatives focused on building structured collaboration to strengthen PATH’s impact.

She has more than 15 years of experience managing projects and initiatives in the global health sector. Prior to PATH, she oversaw child health and nutrition programming in multiple South African townships and managed grants to local organizations in the UK.

Ms. Patel earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University. She previously served on the board of directors for Our Bodies Ourselves and has served as both board member and chair for the National Women's Health Network.