Neha Mankani joined ICM in 2023. As Midwifery Association Capacity Assessment and Strengthening Project Lead, Neha is responsible for determining member association needs and coordinating association strengthening projects and programs across the organisation.
Prior to joining ICM, Neha, a global health practitioner and midwife based in Pakistan, has had extensive experience in sexual and reproductive health, maternal and neonatal health clinical practice, programming, and midwifery advocacy at both local and global levels. She has received notable awards, including the Heroines of Health Award by Women in Global Health in 2021 and the Woman of Courage Award from the US Embassy in 2023 for her emergency response midwifery work in Pakistan. Neha’s midwifery practice has focused on low-resourced settings, reproductive health in crisis situations, and emergency response in climate-affected communities.
Neha holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health, focusing on reproductive and family health from Columbia University, a Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan, and a diploma in Community Midwifery. Outside of her professional life, Neha is passionate about contributing to gender and health equity and enjoys spending her free time engaged in community service and advocating for women’s rights.
Based In: Pakistan
Home Country: Pakistan
Languages: English, Urdu