Varsha Venugopal

University major
Urban and Regional Planning
Cause area
Global Health
Job title


Majored in

Urban and regional planning, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Current role

Co-founder, Suvita


After starting out in urban and regional planning, Varsha worked as a local governance specialist at the World Bank for five years. She then did a Master’s in Development Management at LSE before working at the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the global health nonprofit Options Consultancy Services and the International Governance and Risk Institute. But in 2019, she made a big career change, and co-founded the nonprofit Suvita, which aims to ensure that every child in India gets all of their basic vaccinations. - 80,000 Hours podcast interview

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