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Liza Sankar-Gorton

MBA Student
Global Innovation Fellow

Liza Sankar-Gorton is an MBA student at the Foster School of Business. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Science in Society in which she studied microbiology and biochemistry alongside the history of science.  After graduation she worked in the newsroom of The Huffington Post as a science writer covering topics from NASA’s first-ever close-up photos of Pluto to anthropological perspectives on race and racism. From the newsroom she moved into marketing and branding for myriad organizations including those within the healthcare industry such as Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Humana. Whether in service of news coverage or advertising campaigns, Liza has always been driven by her love of qualitative research. Most recently she applied that skill as a human-centered design strategy consultant working with organizations such as Novartis and Lumedic.  In her time as an MBA she has been particularly interested in the application of AI and LLMs within digital healthcare innovation as well as in advancements in the price transparency movement within the healthcare industry.