Samira is a graduate student at Stanford's Design-Impact Engineering Master's program. Her mission is to improve healthcare, and she is delving into the world of human-centered design thinking to develop tools to understand what people actually want, value and need. She says true disruption in healthcare will take place only when we create products, services and systems that are designed with human values.
She earned bachelor’s degrees in biological engineering and art history from MIT and Wellesley College respectively. While at McKinsey & Company, she worked on transforming large healthcare systems. She then spent 2 years in the world of entrepreneurship, working in health technology.
As an avid scuba diver and a red belt in taek won do, Samira spends her time exploring beautiful places.