Project Management Institute

Anupma Sud, PMP

Senior Program Manager, eHealth Africa

Anupma Sud, PMP

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PHOTO BY GEORGE OKORO

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Title: Senior program manager

Organization: eHealth Africa

Sector: Healthcare IT

What three adjectives best describe you?

Compassionate, tenacious, committed

Why does the world need project managers?

Project managers solve complex problems across all industries, pixel by pixel.

If not for project management, what would be your dream job?

I'd take my passion full time and be a yoga teacher.

Best project management advice you've received?

Sharpen your listening skills.

What's the most interesting project you've worked on?

My current project, to eradicate polio in Nigeria. It requires constant changing of direction and innovation.

If you could shadow someone for a day, who would it be?

Bill Gates. Bill and Melinda Gates are my heroes for using their tech background and their wealth to address humanitarian needs.

PMI is celebrating its 50th anniversary. What project in the past half-century has inspired you?

The Sight Restoration Project, which is using project management to bring free eyesight restoration procedures to underprivileged people in Vietnam. Health and medicine projects, with the number of lives they touch and the hope they impart, are most impactful and inspiring. PM

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