MIAMI CHILDREN’S HEALTH FOUNDATION WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR
Ravneet Chowdhury to Lead Board of Directors
Miami – January 25, 2017 – Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ravneet Chowdhury, Esq., as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Ms. Chowdhury is President and In-House Counsel for Miami Perfume Junction, Inc.
“Throughout her career, Ravneet has shown an unwavering commitment to our mission and the well-being of the children in South Florida,” said Tim Birkenstock, Interim President and CEO of Miami Children’s Health Foundation. “She first joined our family as a loyal donor, then as Chair for the Diamond Ball, an MCH Foundation signature event, and now as a valued member of our board. She brings a perfect blend of experience and dedication that will help us further our goal toward a healthier future for children everywhere.”
Chowdhury has an array of international business experience and has worked with a variety of leading companies. Prior to joining Miami Perfume Junction, she worked in the marketing and sales department at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai, India. She earned her juris doctor from Nova Southeastern University and was a summer associate for Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin in Miami. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Miami.
Her passion for children and international expertise led her to support Miami Children's Health Foundation as the International Chair of the 2010 Diamond Ball, and as one of the Co-chairs of the 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball in 2016.
About Miami Children’s Health Foundation
Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) is a not-for profit 501(c)(3) organization established to support the creation of a world-class pediatric hospital so no child needs to leave South Florida for superior medical care. “Funding World-Class Care” and following the principle that all children deserve state-of-the-art pediatric care, MCH Foundation, now a part of the Miami Children’s Health System, has helped the 289-bed Nicklaus Children’s Hospital become a leader in pediatric healthcare with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. Currently, MCH Foundation is dedicating all its resources to Together For The Children, The Campaign For Miami Children’s, which aims to help fund priorities, such as the expansion of the Emergency Department, construction of the recently opened Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, enhancements to its three centers of excellence, and expanding global/telehealth endeavors. Other campaign priorities include research, pediatric outreach and special programs.