Sandra Dratler has spent her career managing and consulting to acute care and specialty hospitals globally. She is an experienced professional with a unique background in hospital operations, strategy, finance, governance and academia. The past fifteen years, her efforts have been focused on hospital capacity building in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East with an emphasis on strengthening healthcare organizations and their management structures and teams. Prior to that she spent 25 years in senior management positions in hospitals and health systems in the Minneapolis and San Francisco Bay areas. She has been a lecturer and academic coordinator at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health and Haas School of Business. She serves as senior advisor to Seva Foundation and its Global Sight Initiative and as a senior consultant to the Global Health Sciences Group of the University of California, San Francisco. She received her DrPH from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a Masters in Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota and BSBA from the University of Denver.