Manmeet Kaur joined the Board of Trustees in 2015. She founded City Health Works in 2012 to create a business case for the integration of local health coaches into the U.S healthcare system. Prior, she was an advisor to the One Million Community Health Worker Campaign and worked on related initiatives in South Africa, India and the United States. The organization has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson and Robin Hood foundations and has become a leading model for applying innovations from low-resource countries towards the transformation of healthcare services in the U.S.
Manmeet’s work has been featured in NPR, the Daily News, and NEJM. She earned an MBA from Columbia and a BA from Barnard College and was selected as a Third Millennium Human Rights Fellow and a GLG Social Impact Fellow. Manmeet was born and raised in New York and lives in Harlem with her husband and son.