2022 India Cohort

WomenLift Health has selected the emerging leaders below to participate in the inaugural India Cohort of the Leadership Journey, a fully-funded leadership initiative designed to support women through the challenges and opportunities of advancing to senior leadership positions in global health. 

Amrita Sekhar

Senior Program Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Amrita Singh

Program Lead, Immunization Technical Support Unit (ITSU)
John Snow India Private Limited

Anita Gadgil

SO-H Head of the Department of Surgery
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Hospital

Anita Krishnan

General Manager
Biocon Biologics Limited

Anuradha Rose

Professor
Christian Medical College, Vellore

Ayesha Chaudhary

Officer on Special Duty
Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Bhavneet Bharti

Director Principal
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences, SAS Nagar, Punjab

Deepika Srivastava

Associate Director for Sciences and Lead, Surveillance and Epidemiology
CDC

Gauravi Mishra

Professor & Physician
Tata Memorial Hospital

K Aparna Sharma

Additional Professor
AII India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Kriti Singh

Project Director
SAATHII

Madhura Kulkarni

Senior Scientist and DBT-Ramalingaswami Fellow
Prashanti Cancer Care Mission

Manju Sengar

Professor, Medical Oncology
Tata Memorial Hospital

Mitali Mukerji

Professor and Head of the Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur

Namita Wadhwa

Associate Director
IPE Global Limited

Prabhdeep Kaur

Scientist (F) and Head of Division of Noncommunicable Diseases
ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology

Pranita Achyut

Director Research and Program
International Center for Research on Women

Priya Nanda

Senior Program Officer, MLE
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Randhoni Lairikyengbam

Assistant Director
SAATHII

Sanghamitra Singh

Lead, Policy and Programmes
Population Foundation of India

Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan

Director
Basic Healthcare Services

Sapna Kedia

Technical Specialist
International Center for Research on Women

Shachi Adyanthaya

Manager- Child Health and Development
Children's Investment Fund Foundation

Sharmishtha Patil

Public Health Consultant
Gram Seva Trust

Shubha Nagesh

Chapter Development Manager, Asia-Pacific & Middle-East
Women in Global Health

Shweta Khandelwal

Head Nutrition Research and Additional Professor
Public Health Foundation of India

Swati Meena Naik

Additional Secretary
Government of Madhya Pradesh

Swati Saxena

Head, India (Growth & Strategy)
Arogya World

Temsunaro Rongsen-Chandola

Senior Scientist and Senior Deputy Director
Centre for Health Research and Development, Society for Applied Studies

Ujjaini Dasgupta

Assistant Professor
Amity University Haryana

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