The Team

Director, Founder

Ben Rathi is the founder and chairman of Blueprints For Pangaea. As an undergraduate student at Michigan, he studied computer science, business, and biochemistry. After graduating, Ben was a consultant at McKinsey & Company for two years, where he advised technology, healthcare, and investment firms on a broad range of business strategy issues. He is passionate about reducing inefficiencies, expanding access to healthcare, and student entrepreneurship and volunteerism.

Director

James holds a degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, where he developed his passion in healthcare, finance, and entrepreneurship. He is currently a consultant where he performs both functional consultation and technical development roles. After consulting, James hopes to positively impact the healthcare industry in the United States.

Director

Prasanth Kotha is an incoming medical student at the University of Pennsylvania. During his time as an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, he studied Business Administration which helped him develop an interest in the intersection between business and healthcare. In the future, he hopes to become a practicing physician who can leverage his experiences to help shape the evolving healthcare system.

Chief of Staff

Maithelee Sathe is a junior at the University of Michigan, where she is pursuing a B.A. in Community and Global Public Health. She is interested in the intersection of healthcare and business, medical technology, and community service, and she hopes to use her knowledge in these areas to increase access to quality healthcare. With her passion for problem solving and helping others, she hopes to go into healthcare consulting, non-profit work, or healthcare administration.

Chief Operating Officer

Grant is a sophomore at the University of Michigan studying Industrial and Operations Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. He is interested in how the simplicity of technology can be used to improve population-level health and allow physicians to focus more on their patients. In the future, he hopes to work closely with medical providers to increase the safety, efficiency, and equity of the healthcare system.

Chief Financial Officer

Charanya Rengarajan is a junior at the University of Michigan studying Neuroscience and Gender & Health. She is interested in gender disparities within the healthcare system and their social, racial, and political intersections. She hopes to eliminate these disparities while utilizing the skills she has gained from Blueprints as a practicing physician in the field of women’s reproductive health.

Chief of Expansion

Naquia Unwala is a junior at the University of Michigan pursuing a degree in Community and Global Public Health and a minor in Spanish. She is interested in analyzing the role public policy plays on social and health inequities, particularly for refugee and immigrant communities in the United States. Naquia hopes to pursue a career in policy research and international development as a practicing physician to alleviate health inequities.

Chief Development Officer

Simona is junior at the University of Michigan pursuing a degree in Business with minors in Biochemistry and Public Policy. She is interested in how digital health solutions can be used to expand patient access, expand the reach of specialists & practitioners, and improve patient outcomes and access to care. In the future, she hopes to use her interests in business to advance the circulation of meaningful healthcare solutions.

Vice President of Development

John Fitzpatrick is a sophomore studying Business Administration. He is interested in decreasing the inefficiencies and unused medical waste of the U.S. healthcare system, through practical and methodical courses of action. After graduation, he plans to leverage the experience and knowledge acquired at Blueprints to improve workplace practices.

Vice President of Operations

My name is Michael Zuckerman, a Sophomore at the University of Michigan studying Business and Math. My goals for the future are to use the influence and resources of business to drive positive change on an international scale. These goals align directly with the mission of Blueprints, which is the driving force of my affinity for this organization.

Vice President of Finance

Mihir Zaveri is a junior at the University of Michigan pursuing a BBA. He is interested in helping organizations create and implement effective strategies through quantitative and qualitative analysis. After graduation, he plans on pursuing a career in consulting, eventually holding a strategic leadership position in an organization that matches his values.

Vice President of Expansion

Yash Patel is a Sophomore at the University of Michigan studying Business Administration. He is particularly interested in the intersections between healthcare and business in hopes to positively impact the global landscape. He aims to use his knowledge as a student and a member of Blueprints to highlight and solve global disparities.

Expansion Manager

Taanvi is a junior at the University of Michigan studying Economics and Applied Statistics. She hopes to find a way to use her interest in business and strategy to make an impact in the healthcare industry. She is also interested in the intersection between tech and healthcare, and understanding how tech plays a role in alleviating inefficiencies in our current healthcare system.

Expansion Manager

Sahaja is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, and she's currently undecided but is leaning towards potentially pursuing a School of Information degree in UX Design. She is passionate about decreasing the abundant medical waste by redistributing the medical supplies locally and globally through collaborations with chapters all around the country. She hopes to embody and spread Blueprints' values of empathy, innovation, and sustainability to make a positive impact as a future professional.

Senior Analyst

Chris Chen is a junior at the University of Michigan, double majoring in Computer Science and Honors Mathematics. He is an aspiring entrepreneurial computer scientist interested in Human-Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. He also enjoys Mathematics and Philosophy as he embraces abstraction, logic and rigorous reasoning. Chris joined B4P with the goal of redefining healthcare resource allocation worldwide to create a better place.

Senior Analyst

Sahil is a junior at the University Of Michigan pursuing a major in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience.He is interested in finding ways to optimize resources to best serve communities in need. After graduation, he plans on becoming a physician to help eliminate disparities in healthcare provision over the world.

Senior Analyst

Sohil Jain is a junior at the University of Michigan, majoring the Mathematics of Finance and Risk Management. Sohil is passionate about using financial applications to incite positive social change. Upon graduation, he plans on pursuing an MBA in Finance and a career in Quantitative Trading.

Senior Analyst

Jihan is a sophomore at the University of Michigan pursuing a career in the healthcare industry. She is especially interested in resolving the disparities in healthcare and advocating for underserved communities. She also enjoys art, medical research, and intercultural volunteering. In the future, Jihan aspires to further resolve disparities in third world countries, in regards to healthcare, education, and poverty.

Senior Analyst

Mayank is a first year medical student at the University of Michigan with a B.S. in physiology from Michigan State University (MSU). Originally the founder of the MSU Chapter of B4P, Mayank has joined headquarters in the hopes of making a more significant contribution to the Blueprints mission. As a physician, he hopes to work at an academic institution where he can mentor the next generation of medical professionals while also delivering high-quality personalized care to his future patients.

Saranya Nistala

Analyst

Saranya Nistala is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, double majoring in Business and Computer Science. She is interested in the intersection of business and technology and its role in eliminating disparities in the healthcare field. After graduation, she plans to continue to work in the intersection of these fields and harness technology to eliminate such disparities around the world.

Analyst

Rishita Gudeti is a sophomore at the University of Michigan pursuing a Bachelor in Business Administration with a minor in sustainability. She is interested in the intersection of healthcare and business and the role business is able to play in encouraging innovative and sustainable practices globally. She hopes to use her knowledge to pursue a career dedicated to facilitating positive change and eliminating disparities in opportunities and means.

Analyst

Kishor Bharadwaj is a sophomore at the University of Michigan studying industrial engineering with a minor in computer science. He is interested in operations research, finance, and technology. Kishor joined Blueprints to help reduce inefficiencies in the healthcare supply chain. He wishes to devote his career to making complex markets and systems more resilient and efficient.

Analyst

Maya is a sophomore at the University of Michigan pursuing a B.S. in public health. She is interested in the various intersections between business, medicine, and policy and how the three, separate and together, can promote efficiency and alleviate health disparities. After graduation, she plans to leverage her experiences at UM to become a culturally competent physician who understands equity as more than just equality.

Analyst

Sajan Shroff is a junior at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Sciences. As someone passionate about community service, public health, and research, he hopes to combine these interests to address structural barriers in healthcare. In the future, he intends on pursuing an MD/MBA and becoming a practicing physician.

Intern

Sarah Morris is a junior at the University of Michigan, majoring in International Studies and minoring in Sustainability. She is interested in bridging the gap between the healthcare system and the business world in order to provide more equitable healthcare worldwide. Sarah hopes to work in the business and entrepreneurial sector of healthcare.

Intern

Saige Porter is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, studying Biology, Health, and Society. She is interested in racial disparities in the healthcare system and is active in bringing awareness to the systemic inequities affecting Black communities. She intends to mitigate these disparities as a medical professional and change agent working with underserved communities, domestic and international.

Intern

Mariam Tobia is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, pursuing Public Health with a major in Gender and Health. Although the intersection of healthcare and business fascinates her, she is very passionate about medicine. As an aspiring physician, she hopes to be able to use her knowledge of healthcare disparities around the world to help combat them in the future.

Intern

Jason is a sophomore at the University of Michigan majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He is interested in the healthcare industry, and he joined Blueprints for Pangaea to help increase the efficacy of medical technology by improving its accessibility. Jason plans to pursue a career as a physician-scientist and work in both clinical and laboratory settings.

Intern

Maddie McCahill is a senior at the University of Michigan, where she is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Spanish. Her interests include biotechnology, medical imaging, and global healthcare. After graduation, Maddie hopes to pursue her interests with a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering to further development of medical devices, and work with companies to increase affordability and access to healthcare and biotech worldwide.

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