United Way of Chennai (UWC), a registered society under the Societies Registration Act of Tamil Nadu 1975, in Chennai, is a secular, non-partisan, non-political, non-profit, non-government organization dedicated to improving lives in Tamil Nadu by identifying and addressing the long term needs of communities. UWC is a part of the worldwide United Way network (UWW). We aim to help develop, support and strengthen community service projects and improve lives by acting as an intermediary between the corporate and the development sector.
We promote corporate social responsibility, working as a catalyst to increase the flow of resources from all parts of society for community and social development projects.
Team United Way Chennai is led by Ms.Archana Raghuram, Executive Director and CEO. With around 21 years of experience in the corporate sector, Archana was previously the Global Head of Cognizant’s volunteering program. She has won the Forbes India Good Samaritan Award and was featured in the Fastcompany’s list of 100 most creative people in business.