Rekha Lakshmanan, M.H.A. is the Director of Advocacy and Policy for The Immunization Partnership, a non-profit organization in Texas. Rekha develops and implements the organization’s public policy and advocacy strategy. She has worked three state legislative cycles and successfully passed legislation to improve access to care and health outcomes. In addition to her work with TIP, she independently consults with organizations to create and build their advocacy capacity. Prior to joining The Immunization Partnership, Rekha spent over twelve years in the private sector helping health care organizations develop preventative and chronic care protocols to improve health outcomes. Rekha serves as a contributing expert to Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. She holds a master’s degree in health care administration from Texas Woman’s University- Houston Medical Center and a B.A. in government from The University of Texas in Austin and is a graduate of Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading change program.
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 28