Femme Lead
Femme Lead
Apr 26, 2021
#16 Impact Investing & Healthcare: How to change the world through healthcare with Dr. Nina Rawal
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Impact Investing | Venture Fund | Innovation | Healthcare Solutions | Women in Science | Business with Impact | World Impact | 

In this episode, we discuss impact investing: how to change the world through healthcare by creating impact businesses. My guest is Dr. Nina Rawal, the founder of Emerging Health Ventures, in Stockholm, Sweden.  We cover how can we all individually contribute to changing the world for the better, and what are the steps to follow if you are interested in investing in healthcare, as the emerging topic to ensure safety for our society. 

She headed the life science investment team at Industrifonden, a 500 million EUR venture capital fund. Previous experience also includes the role of Vice President, Strategy and Ventures at Gambro AB, and management consulting at Boston Consulting Group in Stockholm and New York. She serves on the boards of a non-profit hospital and health care organization. She holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Neurobiology, and a Masters in Biomedicine, both from the Karolinska Institute, including research work done at Columbia University in New York.

Recognition for her work includes the selection as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a '40 under 40 - European Young Leader' by Friends of Europe/Europanova.

Follow Dr. Nina Rawal via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nina-rawal-3803a41/

Emerging Health Ventures: http://emheve.com/


“Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World”, Book by Anand Giridharadas, 2018

“The man in the arena”, Speech by Theodore Roosevelt, 1910

Episode Timeline:

02:45 What is impact investing?

09:38 What can we do to stay up-to-date with what is happening around the world?

14:37 How do you become an impact investor? 

15:45 How do you enter the impact investing space? 

19:40 How do you measure impact?

21:30 How can we know what to look for in emerging markets?

25:00 How do you tackle affordability around the world?

29:00 What is your stance on creating impact with ROI?

33:00 The path to business from life science professional.

37:00 What are some pieces of advice for those who are interested in your career path?

40:00 What are some of the challenges of working in the venture space?

44:30 What do you wish you knew at the beginning of your career? 

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