Lisa Schaefer

Harvard University

Lisa is an MPH candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, graduating in May 2024. She focuses her studies on generative AI in healthcare delivery and aims to improve access to and quality of care through digital innovation. After graduating, Lisa will return to Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in New York.

Outside of class, Lisa currently works with .406 Ventures on AI policy developments in healthcare. Before graduate school, she worked for BCG in its Healthcare and Private Equity practice areas. Highlights of her time at BCG include developing a go-to-market strategy for an algorithm that detects a rare disease, validating a disease management application, and developing an investor growth and value story for a women’s health-focused company. Before joining BCG in 2021, Lisa was the first employee at a pre-seed FemTech startup, where she discovered her passion for digital innovation in healthcare.

Lisa earned her first master’s degree in Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and her undergraduate degree in Business and Finance from the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) while working for EY.