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Women in Business Q&A: Shivani Garg Patel, Co-founder, Samahope

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shivani Garg Patel is Co-founder of Samahope, a crowdfunding site for doctors providing critical medical treatments for the world's poorest. Shivani is a former Microsoft product manager, McKinsey consultant turned social entrepreneur.

Winning The Birth Lottery (Life Beyond The Womb)

Shivani Garg Patel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Shivani Garg Patel

What is the single most important thing every child needs? Simply put, it's a chance at life beyond the womb.

What To Expect When You're An Expecting Social Entrepreneur

Shivani Garg Patel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Shivani Garg Patel

Creating a human being and creating a social venture have a lot in common: unexpected challenges, incremental growth, and the immense satisfaction of making something out of thin air. Not only do both endeavors involve a tremendous amount of change, but it's the kind of change that makes you realize your life will always be different from the way it was before.

Fifty Years Later, A Dream Deferred

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

I'm often surprised and gratified to discover how many folks are already doing good things above and beyond their work and family lives.

Enabling Anyone, Anywhere to Help Mothers Globally With Samahope

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

This Mother's Day, we are offering cards on our site to fund surgeries for women in need. In honor of mothers all over the world who work hard to take care of their families each day, Samahope enables anyone to give the gift of saving a woman's life.