DR. MANJU SHETH
Dr. Manju Sheth, MD, is an internist focused on women’s health and works at Beth Israel Lahey Health. In 2013, she served as the president of the Indian Medical Association of New England.
Dr. Sheth is the President & CEO of the India New England Multimedia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering, entertaining, and educating the Boston community through video interviews, Health related events, and the organization’s flagship event – The New England Choice Awards/NECA Awards,where they celebrate industry leaders in several important categories. The Awards gala has featured well-known personalities such as Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft as Chief Guests and have honored community trailblazers like Desh Deshpande ,Jaishree Deshpande and Nitin Nohria with Life time Achievement Award.
Dr Sheth is also the Director and hostess of ‘Woman of the Year” that has honored 20 women in various fields every year for the past 17 years. She has received numerous awards for her community work and advocacy and was voted “Woman of the Year” in 2011, featured as a “Notable Bostonian” in the Boston Globe, and was voted in the “150 Women of Influence” by the YWCA Boston and amongst 50 most influential Indians in NE in 2012.
Dr. Sheth was the co-chair of Indian Women Physicians Forum. She has served on the Clinical advisory committee at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and was appointed in February 2018 to the prestigious Patient Care Assessment Committee at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. It helps ensure that the company provides its members with highest quality care and service. With INDIA New England News, she co-founded the New England Health Expo in 2013. It is the largest South Asian Health Expo in North America. She also produced a video series titled “Health Talk” to coincide with the event. Further, she has written a successful series for local media /Lokvani titled “Movers and Shakers in Medicine” which featured the well-known Indian American doctors in New England who have made a huge difference globally in world of medicine.
In addition to her medical career, she is passionate about women empowerment. In recent years, Dr. Sheth has led many fund raisers for local charities including Saheli, which provides support to South Asian domestic violence victims in the Boston area. She has also served on the fund-raising committee of Akshaya Patra/AP for many years & is the Community ambassador for AP in New England . Previously, she served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence. In addition, Dr. Sheth was a trustee of the Indian American Forum for Political Education, which helps increase political awareness among South Asians.
Dr. Sheth is well-known across the South Asian community for her interview series “Chai with Manju”, where she interviews celebrities ranging from Deepak Chopra, Deb Goldberg, Shankar Mahadevan, and Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,Elizabeth Warren ,Deb Goldberg to name a few . She is also the creator and host of very successful interview series ”Dreamcatchers” where she interviews people from local community who have achieved their dreams including American Idol finalist Sonica Veid and Dr. Anubha Sancheti, a winner of America’s Greatest Makers.
She is married to a physician Dipak Sheth and has a daughter Shaleen, a senior at Babson College.