Founder and CEO, Barakat Bundle; Assistant Director, Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program
Karima Ladhani is founder and CEO of Barakat Bundle, a social enterprise that creates life-saving bundles for mothers and newborns in South Asia and has been recognized by Harvard Business School, LinkedIn For Good, and Johnson & Johnson, among others. She’s the assistant director of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program, where she leads program development to support ministers of health, education, and finance of low- and middle-income countries in achieving human-development goals. Throughout her career, Ladhani has made contributions to health and education in countries including Bangladesh, China, India, Pakistan, Kenya, and Tajikistan. She received her PhD in global health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2017.