Importance of Education

Member: Ketaki Desai

Universal Learning Centre – Ketaki Desai

Universal Learning Centre – Ketaki Desai

Dr. Desai is a Subject Matter Expert in healthcare and education practice areas at Fino Consulting, a boutique consulting firm in Manhattan.  Her expertise is in policy development, product and project management, data analysis and interpretation, and scientific writing and presentations.  She earned an MS in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University. She is a passionate entrepreneur and founded a company – LeSyn Labs – for changing educational practices in the United States. Dr. Desai also holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, India.  Prior to joining Fino Consulting, she held project management positions at UNICEF and the Dept. of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh.  She is responsible for conceptualizing, designing and marketing an iPhone application, “What’s My Size?”, which was downloaded over 35,000 times in two weeks and listed on the Top 15 in Utility apps for the iPhone. She is also the 2012 Global Winner of the $1M Hult Global Case Challenge, where her work was judged by Pres. Bill Clinton and Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus.