International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March each year – a campaign to raise awareness of gender inequity issues.

In this episode, Dr Sangita Reddy from Apollo Hospitals India sat down with Dr Sawsan Abdel-Razig and Dr Pascale Anglade, both from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and long-standing members of the Women in Leadership SIG steering committee.

Dr Sangita Reddy shares with us some inspirational stories on how women's equity has come to occupy such an important place in her life. She talks – among many other things - about the importance of creating a strong and supportive ecosystem and of having a transformative purpose in life.

Frank-McKenna

Alumni Global

Frank McKenna

Global Managing Director, Healthcare & Higher Education

Frank is Global Managing Director for Alumni Global’s Healthcare & Higher Education practice, with significant and recent experience in North America, Australia & New Zealand,...

Frank-McKenna

Alumni Global

Frank McKenna

Global Managing Director, Healthcare & Higher Education

Frank is Global Managing Director for Alumni Global’s Healthcare & Higher Education practice, with significant and recent experience in North America, Australia & New Zealand, Europe and the GCC/Middle East regions.

Frank’s career started within government at the UK Department of Education & Science where he worked in policy development for the country’s national examination system. He then held a series of senior management roles over a 10 year period at the British Medical Association ranging from Head of Negotiations & Policy for the UK’s 33,000 GPs to Head of Private Practice & Professional Fees which had responsibility for national negotiations with UK government departments, the legal profession and private sector employers on non-NHS related activities for 100,000 UK doctors.

Frank has been an Executive Director of Human Resources, Communications & Organisational Development at two separate Acute University Hospitals in London within the UK National Health Service before joining Alumni Global in 2006.

With an extensive background in healthcare policy, negotiations and professional services he has significant global experience of appointing CEOs, Chairs and Board level Executive Directors, Pro-Vice Chancellors, Deans, Senior Academics and Senior Medical & Clinical staff in a range of settings and systems.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and, between 2011-2017, was External Governance Advisor to the Royal College of Nursing, Europe’s largest professional membership body.

Apollo Hospitals Group, India

Dr Sangita Reddy

Joint Managing Director

Dr. Sangita Reddy is a highly distinguished Global Healthcare Leader, Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, and a widely respected Indian entrepreneur. She has held a range of prominent positions, including Chairperson of G20 Empower India during India's G20 Presidency and prior President of The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Dr. Reddy is additionally the Chairperson of BRICS Women's Business Alliance, India Chapter.

As one of the founding members of Apollo Hospitals, she is fervent in her mission of transforming the healthcare system through technological developments and ensuring global access to healthcare. Recently, she was appointed to the Board of Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), where she brings her expertise to enhance healthcare safety and quality both in the United States and abroad. Dr. Sangita Reddy strongly believes in utilizing the potential of technology, focusing on futuristic healthcare projects involving IoT, AI, data analytics, drone technology, and blockchain.

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