Esther Somanader is a Program Analyst with the Global Health Innovation Team. She supports the Transition-to-Scale portfolio at Grand Challenges Canada.
Esther completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, majoring in Health and Disease and double minoring in Math and French. She has held a variety of roles before joining GCC, including summer internships at the Royal Bank of Canada and a Research Associate/Program Relationship Manager role at the Centre for Climate Change Research and A.R. Environmental Solutions, where she focused on climate-based research and its utilization for climate mitigation strategies. At GCC, she is looking forward to partnering with innovators from across the globe to deliver sustainable outcomes.