What We Do
Program Manager, Health Horizons Program
As manager of the Health Horizons and Global Food Outlook programs, Neela facilitates the team’s wide range of projects and priorities to keep the programs running smoothly. On top of managing day-to-day coordination and logistics, she collaborates with the programs’ directors, and is involved in all aspects of planning and overseeing the programs’ research, project deliverables, conferences, and budgets. As a mission controller, she oversees and mentors project management across the institute.
Neela’s interest in health lies in promoting safe and healthy communities. Before IFTF, she worked on projects in this field at organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Breathe California. She holds a BS in health science with a focus on community health promotion from San Jose State University.