Priti Radhakrishnan Mentor 2012
Living in: New York, NY — United States
- - Co-founder, I-MAK
- - Sen. Project Officer, Lawyers Collective HIV Unit
- - Former Health Attorney in US, India & Switzerland
- - Registered 25,000 Marrow Donors
- - Echoing Green Fellow and PopTech Fellow
Geographic Interest: South Asia
"Making medicine and health information accessible worldwide."
Describe yourself briefly.
Priti Radhakrishnan is Co-Founder and Director of Treatment Access of I-MAK. Priti obtained her law degree from NYU School of Law and has worked as a health attorney in the U.S., Switzerland and India. Prior to founding I-MAK, she served as the Senior Project Officer of the Lawyers Collective HIV/AIDS Unit in India. Priti recently coordinated the efforts of Team Vinay- a movement that registered 25,000 new bone marrow donors in the South Asian American community, which received the National Marrow Donor Program's Lieutenant General Frank E. Peterson Jr. award for innovation and commitment to minority recruitment & retention of bone marrow donors. In 2008, Priti was awarded the Echoing Green Fellowship for social entrepreneurs, the Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellowship and was selected as one of 160 dynamic young leaders for the 2008 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit in Tokyo. The Asia Society recently selected Priti as one of three young leaders from the United States for its 2009 Class Of Asia 21 Fellows.