Amy Lin

Lead for the Health Innovation Network
Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H)
Amy Lin

2020 Leadership Journey Project: Chart Team Strategy to Optimize Innovation in Global Health

Amy Lin joined the brand new governmental agency, Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), investing in breakthrough health innovations as their Lead for the Health Innovation Network. Before her role at ARPA-H, Amy led USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII), which applies innovative, market-based, and digital health approaches to global health challenges. Previously, Amy was based in Mumbai with Monitor Inclusive Markets, developing social enterprise models to meet needs in low-resource settings, such as for clean drinking water in slums. Prior to this role, she served as the HIV/AIDS Program Director for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Liberia. Before CHAI, Amy was at the World Bank’s Development Marketplace, which focused on funding new approaches to serving the poor. Amy also worked with TechnoServe in Peru, creating growth strategies for microbusinesses. Earlier, she was with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), advising multinational companies in the pharmaceutical, financial services, and consumer goods industries.

Amy holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a BA with Distinction in Political Science from Yale University.

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