Inside IAVI: Episode 1 – Sheroes in Global Health

14 September 2021

In this first episode of Inside IAVI, our COO Ana Céspedes is joined by four female colleagues and leaders at IAVI who have spent their careers advancing global health solutions. With tenures ranging from eight to 20 years, the panelists come together to discuss why diversity in global health leadership is important and some of their most formative moments at IAVI.



  • Smriti Bhagi, Associate Director, Country and Regional Programs in India
  • Kundai Chinyenze, M.D., Executive Medical Director, Clinical Development
  • Pat Fast, M.D., Senior Technical Advisor, R&D Executive Office
  • Jennifer Lehrman, Senior Director, Clinical Alliances in Clinical Development