Neena is a Junior Global Governance Advisor at FOGGS. She provides research, writing, and editorial support primarily on aspects related to global health and pandemics and helps identify key stakeholders and manages relationships with them.
Neena has conducted field research in India on adolescent health education and their access to quality health care services, and she has conducted research on The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria policy to help guide donors and national HIV programs as countries move away from donor aid and towards domestic financing and sustainability. Along with supporting the FOGGS proposal for a UN Global Resilience Council, she serves as a consultant on the Lancet COVID-19 Commission and at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Center for Vulnerable Populations.
Neena holds a Masters of Science in Global Health Sciences from UCSF and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.