An IntraHealth International Production
Sowmya Rajan is a sociologist and social demographer committed to reducing global and local health disparities. In her current role as senior manager of programs at Innovations in Healthcare, she manages and conducts multi-million dollar program evaluations of global health innovations. Her work contributes to building the evidence needed to inform decisions for innovative healthcare programs and policies, as well as building capacity in this area. She has extensive expertise in global reproductive, maternal and child health, social scientific and evaluation research, and fertility and family planning. Prior to joining Innovations in Healthcare, Sowmya was a postdoctoral scholar at the Carolina Population Center (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). She has a master’s in public policy from the Sanford School of Public Policy and a PhD in Sociology from Duke University.