Zubaida Bai is widely regarded as an expert and leader at the intersection of women’s health, business and appropriate product engineering for the developing world. Zubaida’s work at the “base of the pyramid” demonstrates her passion for empowering underserved women with simple, affordable solutions, which has led her to be selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, a Maternal Health Champion by Ashoka, a TED Resident and speaker, and a 2016 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Pioneer by the UN Global Compact. Zubaida is the founder of ayzh (pronounced ‘eyes’), a social business providing health and livelihood solutions to impoverished women targeting the continuum of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCH+A). Ms. Bai holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Specializing in Development of Modular Products, and an MBA in Social and Sustainable Enterprises.


Recent Posts by Zubaida Bai

How The Private Sector Can Empower Entrepreneurs To Improve Global Health

The private sector should seek to empower local innovators, not just with cash and product donations, but also with the technical support and mentorship needed to grow their ideas into solutions to improve the health and well-being of people for generations to come. Read about the Global Health...

August 2, 2017GrantWatch, Health Professionals