Madhu Krishna leads the foundation’s investments in India to advance gender equality. Her areas of focus include technical solutions, public policy, strategic communications, community engagement, and large-scale implementation of proven interventions.
Madhu is committed to reducing inequity and restoring human dignity for underserved and disadvantaged populations, and passionate about gender equity in all the work that she supports. She worked in private-sector consulting for medium and large firms, with a focus on market research, techno-economic feasibility, and environmental impact before moving into the development field at PATH India. At PATH, she worked in a variety of health-related areas, including vaccines, maternal and child health, and communicable diseases, and she led the introduction of a new vaccine and safe injection devices in India’s routine immunization program.
Madhu holds a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Delhi.
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