Nita Ambani is an educationist and a philanthropist. She is Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, which has touched the lives of over four million people across India through its work in rural transformation, education, health, urban renewal, arts, culture and heritage, environmental protection and disaster relief. She is the President of Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, a newly built state-of-the-art hospital in Mumbai, with the vision of providing affordable international quality healthcare for all.
Reliance Foundation’s health outreach program provides free and subsidized primary and preventive healthcare to people in the vicinity of this hospital and it has already served over 3,50,000 beneficiaries. Ambani is the Founder and Chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, India’s No. 1 International School. She is on the Board of East India Hotels Ltd, which runs the Oberoi chain of hotels and manages the Trident properties in India. She is on the Board of Directors of Reliance Industries Limited, India’s largest private sector company and a Fortune Global 500 company. Ambani is the driving force behind the Indian Premier League cricket team Mumbai Indians and the recently launched Indian Super League that is set to revolutionize footballing in India. She is also strongly committed to the development of these and many other sports at the grassroots level. She is married to Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited.