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Healthcare Social for NYC Startup Founders, Operators & Investors

Hosted by Kay Makishi & Oxford Healthcare Society
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About Event

Join friends and colleagues for this casual networking event amongst healthcare founders, operators, and investors to discuss how we can collaborate and leverage technology and innovation to improve our healthcare systems.

The purpose of this event is to strengthen our NYC healthcare startup ecosystem to solve big problems faster. Persons from payers to pharma to providers and any anyone interested in starting a healthcare related company are encouraged to RSVP.

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Space is limited.

This evening is made possible thanks to friends from Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, Oxford Alumni Association of New York, and Harvard Alumni Association of New York.

***Update: there will be a fireside chat to kickoff this evening. Below are details about the speaker and moderator.***

About Divya Pathak (speaker) 
Divya Pathak is Chief Data Officer of NYC Heath + Hospitals, the largest municipal health care system in the US employing over 45,000 healthcare professionals. Previously, Divya was Vice Chair of AI & Analytics for Mayo Clinic, the largest integrated not-for-profit medical group in the world serving 1.3 million patients from 130 countries each year. Divya was also IBM Research’s Global Lead & Strategist of AI Platforms & Engineering, IBM Watson Health’s Senior Engineering Manager for Healthcare. She was recently named one of the most influential Data & Analytics Leaders in the USA’s Healthcare Sector for 2024 by AIM Research. 

About Kay Makishi (moderator) 
Kay Makishi is a tech entrepreneur, investor, and mentor. Kay is Chair of Oxford Healthcare Society, Advisor to Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, Advisor to OIST, Executive Committee Member at Oxford Alumni Association of NY, Ambassador to Invest Tokyo amongst other roles. Previously, Kay was funded by the European Union Entrepreneurs Program to scale EU startups to US and Japan, founder of a women’s travelwear brand, and data analyst at Digitas, acquired for $1.3 billion by Publicis. She received her masters from the University of Oxford (fully funded). Kay was born and raised in Amish County Pennsylvania after 400+ years of family history in Okinawa Japan and via 70+ countries currently lives in NYC. To learn more about her oddities, visit

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