Shaheen Mamawala is senior development officer at VentureWell, overseeing the design and implementation of new strategic projects, the development of funding strategies, and the creation of learning products across VentureWell’s programmatic areas. She enthusiastically embraces the role of intrapreneur, and most recently applied her passion for creating positive social change through cross-disciplinary collaboration as Health Policy Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services at the NYC Mayor’s Office. Shaheen is the original project director for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Leadership Network and earned a BA from The College of New Jersey and an MPA from City University of New York – Baruch College.