Bindiya Patel

Senior Director for Strategy and Planning, Global Health Programs

2020 Leadership Journey Project: Use best practices, lessons and tools from other organizations to develop leadership program for women at PATH.

Bindiya Patel oversees strategic planning, process improvement, and analytics for PATH’s largest division, Global Health Programs. Ms. Patel first joined PATH in 2004, and during her tenure has advocated for new HIV prevention options for women with the Global Campaign for Microbicides, managed US government funded projects on tuberculosis in Tanzania, served on PATH’s strategy team, and launched the PATH Center for Malaria Control and Elimination. Ms. Patel has also designed and led organization-wide change initiatives focused on building structured collaboration to strengthen PATH’s impact.

Prior to PATH, she oversaw child health and nutrition programming in South African townships and managed grants to local organizations in the UK. Ms. Patel earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University. She serves on the board of directors for the Washington Global Health Alliance, the advisory panel for Women in Global Health Seattle and the Civic Council for the Master of Arts in Applied International Studies at the University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.