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ayzh Health and Livelihood Private Ltd / ayzh Inc.

ayzh is on a journey to improve the health and livelihood for one billion women and girls by 2030

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Fort Collins, CO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 25
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website ayzh.com

Company Summary

AYZH is a for-profit social venture that provides health & livelihood solutions to women worldwide. We develop and distribute low-cost, high-quality health technology designed to save and enhance lives in resource-poor settings (e.g., our award-winning $2 Clean Birth Kit). Targeting an untapped market, our model integrates technology, business and social innovation to ensure sustainability and scalability.


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    Colleen Lyon
    Vice President of Public Relations & Communication

    Ten+ years of project management experience, both in non-profit and for-profit sectors, aligning value creation with organizational mission, goals and practice. Internal and external communication strategy, and strategic planning support. MBA in Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise from Colorado State University.

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    Zubaida Bai
    Founder and Chief Executive

    Ten+ years experience in technology design and development for developing world markets. Extensive global network (Harvard Medical School, Echoing Green, MIT’s D-Lab, PATH, Kiva, etc.) and more than 1.5 million (USD) raised in investment. Masters of Mechanical Engineering from Dalarna University in Sweden; MBA in Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise from Colorado State University

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    Habib Anwar
    Vice President of Operations and ayzh Co-founder

    Ten+ years of management experience building sustainable businesses, handling aggressive corporate and client leadership roles, managing complex projects in consumer products, integrating enterprise technology and growing human capital. Deep knowledge of the APAC region and local regulatory approvals, and triple-bottom-line sustainability strategy. MBA in Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise from Colorado State University.

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    Rehana Razack
    Senior Manager - Indian Operations

    “On the ground” grassroots communication with Indian partners, local operations and supply chain. Fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, French and
    Kutchi with a Masters of Science in Electronic Media from Anna University in Chennai.

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    Associate - Business Development

    Global public health, monitoring and evaluation, business development support. Deeply invested in addressing the preventable causes of
    maternal and infant mortality. Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Tulane University and a Coordinate Degree in International Development.

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    Senior Manager of Research and Innovation

    Design Researcher, grassroots technology development for sustainable social impact focused on Human Centered Design approach. Extensive travel through rural Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka developing transformative, sustainable and radically affordable products. Master of Design in Interaction Design from Industrial Design Centre at the Indian Institute of Technology; Bachelors of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering at ICFAI University.

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    Field Coordinator

    On-the-ground logistics in Chennai, end-to-end inventory movement, shipments and transactions.


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    Attorney, Mintz
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    Global Branding Strategy
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    Lesley McCreath
    Social Media

Previous Investors

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    National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
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    Clinton Global Initiative
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