Suhani Jalota

Myna Mahila Foundation

Suhani Jalota is the Founder and CEO of Myna Mahila Foundation based in Mumbai. Her mission is to bring equal access to health care services for all. She has been working in urban slum areas and rural communities researching and designing strategies on projects ranging from adolescent girl health, water and sanitation, to social protection policies. In the past few years, Suhani has worked in the Philippines, South Africa, Thailand, and several cities in India.

Suhani was honored with Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018, is a Queen’s Young Leader 2017 representing India, and one of Glamour’s College Women of the Year 2016 at which she met Meghan Markle who later visited her at the Myna Mahila Foundation in Mumbai.

Suhani holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Global Health from Duke University, Durham, USA.

She was a Baldwin Scholar, a women’s four-year leadership program, and a Melissa and Doug Entrepreneurship Fellow 2016 that helped her found the Myna Mahila Foundation.