Head of Alliances and Partnerships Dr. Uma Aysola Elected Vice Chair to CII-IWN Telangana

Dr. Uma Aysola, Head of Alliances and Partnerships at ACCESS Health India, has been elected vice chairperson to the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)-Indian Women Network (IWN) Telangana for the year 2021-22. 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 and Health & Wellbeing and Mentorship verticals at CII IWN in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

The Indian Women 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.

In her illustrious career spanning over thirty years, Dr. Aysola has held several notable positions within the healthcare sector. She has previously worked at the Indian Institute of Public Health, PHFI as Program Deputy Director and Athena Energy Ventures as Head Health and CSR. She has also been a Lead Partner at the Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI). She commenced her career as a part of the founding team at LVP Eye Institute (LVPEI ) and is recognized for changing the fragmented diagnostic industry as the CEO of Elbit Medical Diagnostics Ltd. Amongst other roles she is a mentor for the Atal Incubation Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology.

As part of her role at ACCESS Health, Ms. Aysola engages with state and central governments, foundations — national and international, industry bodies, multinational companies, and technical institutions to mobilize resources and promote collaborations with ACCESS Health to support its overall vision of strengthening systems to secure health. She is also a part of the founding team of the InOrder Institute, an associate of ACCESS Health International.