Dr. Gayatri Desai

SEWA Rural

Gayatri was born in Baroda and brought up in a lower middle class family by her mother who was a primary school teacher. She did her MBBS from Baroda. She found her soulmate and best friend in her classmate, and now husband, Shrey. She specialized in gynecology from the State University, New Jersey, USA.

Shrey and Gayatri stayed in US for about 10 years. Then, both decided to return to Jhagadia with a desire to serve the last man of the society. She feels extremely privileged to have the opportunity to work with the SEWA Rural team. SEWA Rural offers a great platform to achieve her goals in serving the poor.

Besides, working as a gynecologist and helping with the hospital administrative management, she works with the SEWA Rural team to enhance organizational culture. SEWA Rural team and partner organizations developed a mobile phone based application for health workers which is now being scaled in entire Gujarat state by the government reaching 60 million population.