Dr Uma Aysola, Director of Communications and Partnerships at ACCESS Health International completed her term as the Chairwoman of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)-Indian Women Network (IWN) Telangana for the year 2022-23. Over 6000 people were impacted through mentoring and training conducted by the various initiatives of the network during this period.

Every year the CII-IWN Annual Day marks the crossover of the baton to the incoming Chairwoman and co-chair. The Indian Woman Network – is the women’s arm of the CII, with a vision to be the largest network for the women workforce. It was formed to provide a structured network for women to meet and encourage discussions among likeminded men and women to overcome challenges that they face at the workplace. IWN is present in five regions with six zones and twenty state chapters.

At ACCESS Health, Dr. Aysola is responsible for partnerships and relationship management with key government functionaries, foundations, technical institutions, and industry bodies and the corporate sector. Over the years, Dr. Aysola has been a Member of the Core Council, Health & Wellbeing and Mentorship verticals at CII IWN in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The appointment of Dr Aysola was made on the CII IWN Annual Day 2022 on March 26, 2023. Ms Srividya Reddy, of the GPR Family Office was appointed the Vice Chairperson, who has now assumed the role of the Chairwoman for the period of 2023-24.

Before coming to ACCESS Health India, Dr. Aysola held several notable positions within the healthcare sector. She has previously worked at the Indian Institute of Public Health, PHFI as Programme Deputy Director, and Athena Energy Ventures as Head Health and CSR amongst other positions.

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