Savannah Chatman ’22 Is Part of Rice360 Global Health Design Award-Winning Team

Savannah Chatman '22 stands between her teammates

Savannah Chatman ’22, a dual engineering degree major, earned first place at the Rice360 Institute for Global Health Technologies’ annual Global Health Technologies Design Competition. Competing against 27 teams from eight countries, Chatman’s three-person team, the Fistula Fighters, designed a custom-fitted urine collection cup and bag that can be discreetly worn under clothing. Their design helps manage incontinence issues associated with vesicovaginal fistulas.