Swathi Kulkarni

Co-founder & CEO - Elda Health

Swathi Kulkarni is the Co-Founder and CEO of Elda Health, a full-stack platform enabling women to understand their health issues, identify precautionary measures, gain access to meaningful diagnoses, and above all prioritize their own health.

Over the course of her career spanning more than 18 years, Swathi has built several businesses such as Nua and Inksedge from scratch and also played strategic roles in companies such as Intel, Komli, etc. She is passionate about building start-ups and scaling them by using cutting-edge tech and consumer insights. She is adept at identifying challenge areas and deploying structured approaches to handle the chaos.

A serial entrepreneur from the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad and BITS Pilani, Swathi is a leading #femtech leader, innovator, and supporter of the health care industry in a huge way.  Her commitment to healthcare equality and passion makes her a pioneer healthcare women leader in India.

As the Global Women's Health Innovation Conference Advisory Board member, Swathi is guiding the leadership team to build a truly remarkable and impactful conference.

12:00 - 12:30 hrs.

Friday 13th october

Closing the Menopause Knowledge Gap: Empowering Women in Their 40s and Beyond

A highly engaging session that will examine Healthcare Disparities, Symptom Management, Psychological Well-being, Quality of Life, Cultural and Societal Factors, Lack of Awareness, and some path breaking solutions and innovations by international innovators.


Ann Garnier, Founder & CEO, Lisa Health, USA

Mridula Pore, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Peppy Health, UK

Dr.K. Umadevi, Gynaecologist & Obstetrician, Joint Secretary, Bangalore Menopause Society

Dr. Aruna Muralidhar, Senior OBGYN, Cloud Nine

Session Moderated By:

Swathi Kulkarni, Co-Founder & CEO, Elda Health

14:30 - 15:00 hrs.

Friday 13th october

Health Equity : Enablers & Obstacles

Bridging the Divide in Funding for Women's Health: Advancing Research, Access, and Equity

Building Blocks for Digital Healthcare


Shri Darshan H.V (IAS), MD, Karnataka Innovation & Technology Society, Govt. of Karnataka

Namit Chugh, Principal, W Health Ventures

Dr. Uma Nambiar, CEO, Bagchi Parthasarthy Hospital, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Session Moderated By:

Swathi Kulkarni, Co-Founder & CEO, Elda Health