Namita Thapar | Emcure Pharmaceuticals | A Trailblazer in Pharmaceuticals and Women’s Health

Namita Thapar, the Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, has crafted a remarkable journey, transcending from a number cruncher to a leader at the helm of one of India’s leading pharmaceutical companies. Here’s a glimpse into her dynamic career and initiatives:


Educational Background and International Exposure

Started as a number cruncher and pursued the Chartered Accountancy course.Completed an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, gaining international exposure and valuable life lessons during six years in the U.S.


Leadership at Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Joined Emcure and served as the company CFO, focusing on making the organization system and process-driven. Currently, as the Executive Director, manages the India business, overseeing 300+ brands in 17 therapy areas, with a team of 2500+ medical representatives.


Passion for Women’s Health

Recognizes the taboo surrounding women’s health in Indian families. Launched the YouTube channel “Uncondition Yourself” to normalize conversations and break stigmas associated with women’s health.


CSR Initiative – Project Prerna

Leads Prerna, Emcure’s CSR initiative aimed at increasing women’s representation in the workforce.


Youth Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Introduced the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in India to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit in students aged 11 to 18.


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Contributions to India’s Fight Against COVID-19

Emcure, supported by the Department of Biotechnology, is actively involved in developing India’s first mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine. Emphasizes the pharma industry’s commitment to society and prioritizing the production of goods and services.


Uncondition Yourself” YouTube Series

Addressing the shocking statistics on women’s health in India (153 out of 156 countries). A freely available series with 15-minute episodes on YouTube, garnering over 3.5 million views. Aims to prioritize women’s health, break taboos, and remove stigmas through informative content and shared experiences.


Top Three Health Priorities for Women

Emphasizes the importance of awareness, proactivity, and self-prioritization for women’s health. Encourages women to be informed about warning signs, undergo regular check-ups, and prioritize their well-being.


Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

Recognizes the challenges faced by children aged 11 to 18, inundated with studies and extracurricular activities. YEA! provides a platform for students to pause, become problem solvers, and develop into confident future leaders. Students gain confidence and transformative experiences, pitching business plans to investor panels. Namita Thapar’s journey exemplifies a commitment to professional excellence, social responsibility, and a passion for improving women’s health and nurturing young entrepreneurial minds.


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