Focus Area: Healthcare
Shahed Alam, co-founder and president of Noora Health, is a social entrepreneur with a background in engineering, public health, and medicine. Shahed holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical degree from Stanford.
Noora Health trains patients and their families in high-impact health skills to save lives. By turning hospital hallways and waiting rooms into classrooms, Noora Health’s training enables family members to provide care in the hospital and at home, reducing preventable complications and improving health outcomes.