Anna Young is the R&D Officer for International Laboratories of Innovations in International Health at MIT and a Co-Founder of LDTC+Labs. Anna is responsible for coordinating the efforts of medical technology projects in Nicaragua, Ecuador and Ethiopia and developing strategies to move technologies from need identification, to R&D, to field testing and user feedback and implementation. Her main responsibilities include management and design of the MEDIKit project, the group solar autoclave research, CoolComply design and fabrication and teaching D-Lab Health academic course at MIT. Her solar autoclave research was recently recognized by the WHO as one of the top 6 innovative technologies in health and the CoolComply technology was awarded the Vodafone Foundation Wireless Innovation Prize. Anna graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelors degree in Finance and Economics and is an avid marathon runner.