Rahima comes to FSG as a consultant and public health professional with a wealth of experience providing strategic and technical guidance on health management and global health implementation to private sector, public sector, nonprofit, and government clients. Her passions revolve around increasing access to health care for underserved populations around the world.Full bio
Role at FSG
As a senior consultant, Rahima works on case teams to help clients design and execute social change. She performs quantitative and qualitative data analysis and helps generate targeted recommendations and strategic insights. Her areas of focus are global health, global development, and domestic public health.
Rahima started her career as a management consultant for Diamond Management & Technology Consultants and later PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory. She advised health care and public sector clients on a variety of operational and strategic initiatives and also co-created PwC's Healthcare Academy for junior employees. Rahima then moved to Malawi to work for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), helping to accelerate the introduction of new vaccines into the country and strengthen the national vaccine delivery system. She also managed a team focused on increasing access to HIV diagnostics, serving as a trusted advisor to Malawi's Ministry of Health. Some of her most rewarding programs included scaling up point-of-care testing, improving early infant HIV testing, and launching national viral load testing using an innovative technology. Rahima later moved to Myanmar with CHAI to lead a market intelligence project for MDR-TB and help improve the country's pediatric HIV program. Throughout graduate school, Rahima has consulted for global health organizations such as the CDC, USAID, UNICEF, Financing Alliance for Health, and Living Goods, on projects ranging from community health worker program financing to outbreak/epidemic preparedness to Hepatitis C program scale-up. She also interned at two U.S. health care companies, Boston Medical Center and DaVita Healthcare Partners, focusing on behavioral health programs for high-risk patients.
- Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health
- Harvard Business School, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts (BA), summa cum laude, in Global Health, Healthcare Management, South Asia Studies, and Asian American Studies
- Zuckerman Fellowship, Harvard University Center for Public Leadership
On working at FSG
“I am excited to be part of an organization that not only strives to make lasting social change, but also to create a positive internal culture that supports and stands behind its employees. FSG has a wealth of amazingly intelligent, kind, compassionate, and social-justice oriented people. It is an honor to be here.”