Madhu Deshmukh

Madhu Deshmukh

Madhu Deshmukh is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CARE India. Madhu brings over 26 years of experience in the social sector, focusing on issues related to HIV, Sexual & Reproductive health, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, both in India as well as in several other countries globally. Madhu has served in executive leadership & senior management positions with several organizations including national and international NGOs, DFID, UNDP, UNAIDS and National AIDS Control Organization (NACO/WHO). Madhu has served at multiple senior global level positions with CARE USA since 2002. Her expertise and skills include leadership, strategy and analysis, innovation, program design & management, research and policy advocacy. She is recognized for having successfully led strategic initiatives, leading and building high performing diverse global teams and effective change management. Madhu holds a Masters Degree in Social Sciences from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.