Deepti Tanuku

Deepti comes to Global Health Visions with over 15 years of diverse experience in global health and management consulting. Deepti specializes in global health advocacy and developing “introduction-to-scale” strategies for lifesaving innovations in low-resource settings with a focus on HIV, reproductive health, maternal, and child health.

Prior to GHV, Deepti was the Director of Accelovate, a USAID global award winner dedicated to increasing the availability and use of life-saving innovations in low-resource settings. There, she implemented product design challenges, solution landscapes and market assessments, and designed innovative service delivery programs. In other roles, she has scaled HIV prevention services across India with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, promoted neonatal mortality reduction in tribal South Indian populations with the Naandi Foundation, and researched the equity of childhood immunization rates in 40 Sub-Saharan African countries at the World Bank. She has also worked as a management consultant and provided business advisory services to two accelerated incubators for social entrepreneurs. Deepti has also served on several global task forces and working groups, including the UN Commission on Lifesaving Commodities for Women and Children and the INGO Impact Investing Working Group, which focuses on finding blended finance solutions to global health and development. Having worked and lived in the field in sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa, and South Asia, she has managed diverse teams in over ten countries.

Deepti holds master’s degrees from both the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute/Wharton School of Business as well as the George Washington University’s Milken School of Public Health. She speaks French, Hindi, and Telugu.