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Manraj Singh is the Co-founder & President of Connect for COVID-19, a national nonprofit which was founded in March 2020 in response to the “no-visitor” restrictions that were implemented in health facilities to prevent spread of the coronavirus. Connect for COVID-19 gets smart devices to health facilities most affected by the coronavirus so patients can stay connected with their families as well as access telehealth services. Since March, their team of 100+ volunteers has donated over 2,000 devices to 250 health facilities across 12 states.
Manraj is currently an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School and formerly a health strategy consultant in the Deloitte Federal Strategy & Analytics practice in Washington, D.C. Driven by his upbringing in rural Punjab in India, Raj is deeply passionate about improving access and quality of care for underserved populations. Raj's professional interests lie at the intersection of health, technology, and innovation. He has experience working across the Federal health landscape (provider, payer, policy) with deep exposure to health systems in India, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Ukraine through client service and field research.
Manraj is an active volunteer in the D.C. community through pro-bono consulting for Ashoka and the Halcyon Incubator. Internationally, he serves on the Drones for Health Advisory Board for VillageReach and as a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum. He received an A.B. from Princeton University with a focus on health policy and healthcare economics.
Friday, September 18, 2020
Serve DC will host a two-part panel discussion with a select group of local and national brands that stepped up during our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.
The initial discussion Partnership, Platforms, and Priorities, will revolve around Serve DC and local small marketing/ tech firm, D2D. Speakers will explore the decision points and road-map of partnering to create the District's digital platform for volunteerism and donations in response to COVID-19 public health emergency.
The second discussion Turning Business Challenges into Opportunities in Times of Crisis, is a paneled discussion featuring a moderated discussion between the Serve DC Commissioner, David Horwitz and representatives from District Government and a few local businesses that stepped up with significant life-sustaining services and or goods in response to our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.