Sonali Vaid is a physician and a public health specialist. For over a decade she has focused on the application of quality improvement science to strengthen health care services in developing countries and to make healthcare more humane. She is a graduate of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and has consulted for and collaborated with governments, academic institutions and international organizations. She is a frequent facilitator at national and international workshops on quality of health care. She is a proponent of human rights and believes in social justice and the right to healthcare.