Vineeta Rastogi

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Vineeta Rastogi
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Vineeta Rastogi (August 4, 1968 in Silver Spring, Maryland – December 5, 1995) was an Indian-American AIDS activist, public health worker and Peace Corps Volunteer in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

File:Vineetarastogi.jpg She attended University of Maryland, Harvard School of Public Health and had been accepted at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for a Ph.D when she was diagnosed with cancer. When the disease was terminal she started the Vineeta Foundation to continue her life's work.

She was a delegate to Cairo’s International Conference on Population and Development, Yokohama’s International AIDS Conference and Asian-American Conference at White House. She was Co-Chair of the “Violence and Human Rights” Conference and a founding member of Young Indian-American Forum. She was an Albert Schweitzer Urban Fellow and Award-winner (for outstanding Public Health student).


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