Rangi is an advanced trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology based in Melbourne who has a long-standing passion for global health. She has recently stepped down from her role as Director of Programs at Global Ideas, a Melbourne-based not-for-profit organisation which empowers and develops global health leadership. She was also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Curator for the Melbourne Hub, as well as the Medicine and Health Workgroup Leader for the Henley Club in Melbourne. She has worked in Indigenous communities in Groote Eylandt and the Katherine region of the NT, and as volunteered in her home-country of Sri Lanka as well as Uganda and Tanzania.
Rangi has most recently returned from the Solomon Islands where she was an Australian Volunteer as part of the Australian Volunteers Program, an Australian Government initiative, collaborating with the WHO and the Ministry of Health to focus on education, capacity development and research in clinical obstetrics and gynaecology at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara. She has also just commenced a PhD based at the Mercy Hospital for Women with the Translational Obstetrics Group leading a multi-national clinical trial investigating preeclampsia prevention and hopes to be able to incorporate global womens health, research and education into her career in the future.