She Powers Health logo

The She Powers HealthTM awards, by Teladoc Health, shine a light on diversity and inclusion initiatives across the healthcare industry that address the disparity of women in executive and board positions. This award highlights people who empower women to become leaders, who are transforming and innovating in the healthcare space, and who spark inspiration for the next generation of women leaders.

Congratulations to the 2021 She Powers Health Award Winners!


2021 She Powers Health Impact Award Recipient:

Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola, Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President, Humana
A longtime advocate for underserved communities, Dr. Olayiwola brings more than 20 years of experience in clinical, community and academic medicine, health technology leadership, public health, and domestic and international health systems redesign.

Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola

2021 She Powers Health Rising Star Award Recipient:

Anahita Nakhjiri, Investment Associate, Echo Health Ventures
Anahita Nakhjiri is an Investment Associate at Echo Health Ventures, a corporate venture capital firm investing in emerging and growth-stage companies across health care IT and tech-enabled services sectors. In addition to her professional experiences at McKesson Ventures and The Advisory Board Company, Anahita serves on the digital health council for Springboard Enterprises, an accelerator dedicated to building women-led, high-growth companies across tech and life sciences. Anahita graduated from The George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Business, with concentration in Economics and Public Policy.

Anahita Nakhjiri

The She Powers Health awards recognize individuals within the healthcare industry that have made strides in the advancement and recognition of women.

Impact Award

This award recognizes an individual who has not only made a significant impact on peoples’ health, but who also has recognized, empowered and championed women and the important role they play in enhancing care and transforming the healthcare industry. This individual is a role model for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and has dedicated their career to the advancement of women in healthcare.

Rising Star Award

This award recognizes a rising star (under 30) who has made an impact on peoples’ health, empowers women in the workplace, and is a champion for diversity and change, while still early in their career.