President & Founder
Soosmita Sinha holds a Pharmacy degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and a JD from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA and is currently licensed as both a pharmacist and lawyer in Michigan, USA. She has lived in four different continents, speaks multiple languages and is passionate about universal access to healthcare. Her professional experience spans both public and private sectors in different geographical locations – Nigeria, United States and the United Nations in Geneva – and in various capacities – academic, researcher, advocate, volunteer, service provider and currently as a health and human rights lawyer.
She has substantive insight into the healthcare sector complemented with a legal background with emphasis on health, human rights, gender, economics, regulatory and compliance issues. Her areas of interest include role of civil society organizations in global health governance, health workers as key actors in health system strengthening, impact of global health financing and corruption, and legal and ethical issues at the intersection of healthcare delivery and innovation, including professional liability, data ownership and privacy. She is President of the Health Law Institute (HLI) and a board member at the International Network for Health Workforce Educators. In her spare time, she coaches startups and is happy to share her experiences of founding HLI.