Clinical Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director
Woman's Clinic for Breast
and Gynecological Imaging & Pink Door Imaging Center

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Chairman & Managing Director
Biocon Limited
Bangalore, India

Board of Trustees
Ron Somers
US-India Business Council
Washington D.C.

Jennifer Garza
CEO Edinburg Regional Medical Center/Edinburg Children's Hospital
Edinburg, Texas

Mrs. Mona Parikh PHR, MBA
Sr. Human Resources Business

Mr Andrew Novarini
CEO, Cypress Station Branch
Bank of Houston

Kelli Cohen MD
General and Pediatric Radiologist

Eric S. Greisel J.D.
General Legal Counsel


Loretta A. Hanser
Director of Imaging Services
Mammography, CHP Radiology
Harris County Hospital District

Regional Directors
Mrs. Trishna Dey [Asia]
Ms. Esther Biira [Africa]
Dr Adhmer Longatto [S.America]


Clinical Professor of Radiology
Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Steve Sener
Former President
American Cancer Society

R. Sankaranarayanan
Chief of Cancer Screening Group
International Agency for Research on Cancer,
Lyon, France

Saraswati Sukumar MD
Barbara B.Rubenstein Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Britt-Marie Ljung, MD
Professor of Clinical Pathology,
Director of Cytopathology
UCSF, California

Dr Usha Menon MD; FRCOG
Professor and Director
Gynecological Cancer Research Center
UCL Elizabeth Garrett Institute of Women's Health
University College London

Dr Edmundo Mauad
Barretos Cancer Hospital,
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Peter Dempsey MD; FACR
Professor of Radiology
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Terri Pustilnik MD
Gynecology Oncology of Houston

Dr Diljeet K. Singh, MD, DrPH
Co Chair of MAC

Dr Wei Yang, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.R.
Deputy Chairman, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Co-Chair and Director of Clinical Research

Dr Neerja Bhatla MD, FICOG
A/Professor, Dept of Ob-Gyn, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India,
Vice President, AOGIN,
Inaugural President, AOGIN-India,
Organising Chairperson, AOGIN 2010

Dr Jill Donnelly
Consultant Breast Surgeon
Herford Hospital, UK

Dr Martin M. Matzuk M.D., Ph.D.
Stuart A. Wallace Chair
Professor of Pathology and Immunology



Mrs. Susan Rafte
Chair of the PAC

Mrs. Sathya Saran
Editor DNA,
Former Editor, Femina,
Mumbai, India

Ms. Lucy Noland
News Anchor,
Los Angeles

Sharda Cherwoo
Ernst & Young


Mrs. Sathya Saran
Co-chair, Editor DNA, Former Editor Femina, Mumbai, India

Sathya Saran gave up her siestas to relieve a friend who edited the Sunday section of The Hitavada in Nagpur, so that he could resign and join his fiancé in Canada. The move boomeranged. Sathya found herself preferring work to sleep and would often write all four pages of the magazine section under different names, to make up for the paucity of writers in her city. The floodgates had opened. Soon she was freelancing for Youth Times, The Sunday Review, and Eve’s Weekly, all of which won for her the Rajika Kirpalani Young Journalist Award.

When The Hitavada closed down, Sathya moved to join Femina in Bombay and discovered a new passion -- women’s issues. Twelve years later, she took over as editor. It was both a challenge and a responsibility, but putting all the lessons learned through the years to good use, she helped to steer Femina to the top within a year. Upcoming writers, designers, and photographers joined her in the adventure and helped to build the magazine into a super brand.

Playing mother hen to a long line of Femina Miss India aspirants and winners gave Sathya insights into how the young behave under pressure, a lesson that helped to shape the magazine for both the Woman of Substance and Generation W.

Sathya believes that journalism is a catalyst for creative work and so continued to write stories, some of which were gathered into a book titled Night Train And Other Stories. Theatre, teaching journalism, and music added their bit to her writing, and her column, Me to You, was soon being compared in popularity with the writings of Emma Bombeck.

Sathya continued her broad-spectrum association with her readers, giving them articles on everything from reproductive health to self-reliance to fashion and beauty. For 10 years she was on the Women’s Edition team of editors from third world countries and interacted with UN experts and others on issues of reproductive health, to share her learning with her readers.

Television and radio were other avenues through which Sathya reached out to women: her serial Kashmakash aired for Times TV on Doordarshan, and later on Star Plus, and was shortlisted for best drama of the year.

Sathya moved from being director, brand alliances, at World Wide Media to editing Me, the magazine for DNA. She is also the India correspondent for Ms Magazine, and writes for other international publications. Most Saturdays are teaching days, as she takes the fashion journalism module for students of National Institute of Fashion Technology at Kharghar.

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