PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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, 2019.
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 organization.”
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.