Rostam Zafari is a humanitarian, founder, and poet. He is passionate about building access to affordable healthcare, quality education, healthy food, and economic opportunity for underserved communities through impact investing and philanthropy. Rostam founded Rapid Ebola Detection Strips (REDS), which identified Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in record time and reduced the cost of testing from $50,000 to less than $50. He also helped build The New School, a high school based on the principles of community-engaged learning and social entrepreneurship. He was formerly the Chief Investment Officer for Sage Hill Capital Partners, where he led more than 50 investments in purpose-driven founders and fund managers across the US, Europe, India, and Africa. Rostam is currently the Managing Partner at World Within Labs, a venture firm dedicated to building legendary companies serving underserved communities.