Dr. Sanghamitra Singh

Sanghamitra Singh is a trained health scientist and public health professional with over a decade of experience in research, program leadership and management. In her current role as the Chief of Programmes at the Population Foundation of India, Sanghamitra oversees the organization’s national and state initiatives, fundraising efforts, media engagements, organizational partnerships and communications and development and dissemination of the Foundation’s research and literature. A regular print and digital commentator, she has represented Population Foundation of India at several national and international forums.

Sanghamitra has served as a Commission Fellow with the the Lancet Citizen’s Commission for reimagining India’s health System and was a member of the inaugural India cohort of WomenLift Health’s India Leadership journey.  She is an editorial board member of the Journal of Development Policy and Practice.

She holds a PhD in biological sciences from the George Washington University and has previously worked with the George Washington University, National Institutes of Health, Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Ajinomoto Corporation, Tokyo. Sanghamitra is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and has a passion for visual arts and handicrafts.