ANTARA - PUBLIC HEALTH DELIVERY AT SCALE
Over a million children in India under five die every year from preventable causes. Of the kids who survive, about one in three will be malnourished. Over 35,000 women die in child birth every year.
Antara delivers innovative solutions at state and national scale, focusing on maternal and child health, including nutrition. Key to Antara's solutions is business thinking, integrating demand-supply, and advocacy.
THE IIT-IIT PANELISTS
Founder - Director of The Antara Foundation
Ashok previously set up and headed the India operations of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also led McKinsey’s India Operations. He serves on the board of PHFI and was Menschel Senior Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. He was educated at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi School of Economics and IIM, Ahmedabad. Ashok serves on the boards of the Public Health Foundation of India and CARE-India
CEO at The Antara Foundation
Piyush as CEO at Antara Foundation focuses on Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition programs. Previously manager with Arthur D. Little’s South East Asia and Middle East Practice and also has worked at KPMG and Deloitte Haskins & Sells
Director Programs at Antara Foundation
With over 20 years of experience in management of large scale service delivery programs, fund raising and donor management Priyadarshini played key roles in establishing office of Marie Stopes International India and global partnership at Naandi Foundation