Karishma joined FIND in 2019 and is currently Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications. She also fulfills the role of Secretariat for the Stop TB’s New Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG), hosted at FIND. She has a keen interest in public health strategy, advocacy, community engagement, communications, and policy research.
Prior to joining FIND, Karishma was a TB Policy Officer at Stop TB Partnership/United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Geneva. In her current role, Karishma is leading on advocacy, communications, and civil society engagement for the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator Diagnostics Pillar for FIND. Karishma received her BSc in Life Sciences and Biochemistry from St Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai and her MSc in Global Health and Development from University College London (UCL).