How One Woman is Preventing Deaths of Women and Their Newborns

Zubaida Bai is one of three entrepreneurs in residence who joined us for a portion of the program. We learned from their experience and as a community, helped to accelerate the growth of their projects.


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Zubaida is widely regarded as an expert and a leader in the field of engineering design for low-cost health products customized for the developing world. Zubaida’s work at the bottom of the pyramid demonstrates her passion for empowering underserved girls and women. Her company, Ayzh, designs vital healthcare products for girls and women in poverty. She has been awarded the TED Fellowship and Echoing Green Fellowship.


This post is part of a series profiling ventures in the first accelerator program dedicated to impacting the lives of millions of girls in poverty. For more information on the program, check out the Girl Effect Accelerator website.

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