S Dravida is the Founder and CEO of Transcell Biolife, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Dr. Dravida is also the inventor of all of the patented and proprietary processes used by Transcell’s labs today in processing, formulating and preserving the clinical grade stem cells harvested from established clinical sources.
S Dravida, a pioneering biotech entrepreneur in the stem cell domain, has been instrumental in shaping the Company’s vision and mission as fully-integrated, innovation-led, emerging enterprise committed to technology advancements and reaching the patient community.
As a glocal face, she represents first generation women entrepreneurs with 15+ years of domain experience in commercialization and translating science to business opportunities. She is a member of Stem Cell Society Of India and also into consulting, technology outsourcing solutions. She has won national and international grants and projects in stem cells applications and productizations. The latest to her acclaim were TIE-Diamonds in rough award 2013-14, Make in India - Women Entrepreneur Award 2016, All India Achiever's Award 2016, India Russia Bridge Innovation (IRBI) Entrepreneur 2016.
S Dravida holds her Bachelor’s degree in Science, Osmania University, Master’s in Biotechnology, Pondicherry Central University and her higher education, research qualifications/degrees from Ottawa Health Research Institute, Canada and University of North Carolina, USA.
Her commitment to reach the needy extends beyond business interests.