Prashanthi Rao Raman is Director of Public Policy at Lyft, the ridesharing company. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. Thereafter, Prashanthi pursued a joint Juris Doctorate and Masters of Public Health degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and University of Illinois at Chicago.
Prashanthi has always had a passion for government relations and the intersection of policy. After practicing healthcare law for 6 years, she was appointed by Governor Quinn to manage healthcare and human services legislation and legislative affairs for the entire state of Illinois and oversee 8 state agencies. In her free time, Prashanthi is actively engaged in the Asian American community, not-for-profit and foundation executive boards and community service.