Dr. Vineeta Gupta is a maternal and child health physician, human rights advocate, and a passionate activist for health equity. She has over 20 years of tri-sector experience in leading and supporting projects in more than 25 countries. Before ACTION, Vineeta served as the director at Global Health Advocacy Incubator, leading their work on Resolve to Save Lives. She has held senior positions with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, University Research Co., Global Fund for Children, Campaign on Microbicides, and Global AIDS Alliance. Vineeta has conducted workshops on diversity, inclusion, and health disparities and has been invited to speak in over 60 universities in the U.S and Europe. She has successfully built multisectoral collaborations engaging diverse stakeholders to achieve results. She served on the national council of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in India. She investigated and reported numerous human rights violations and corruption cases, undertook public interest litigations built upon data and evidence, and published papers on health and human rights. India’s National Human Rights Commission intervened when she faced threats to her life that continued for many years. She received the “Rotary Service to Humanity Award 2001” in recognition of her work in health and human rights and for upholding ethical standards in society. She is widely covered in print and online media and T.V. globally, including Washington Post, The Economic Times, The Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan Times, China Daily, National Public Radio, CNN, and Voice of America.

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