Founder & President, Operation ASHA
Shelly Batra is a Schwab Social Entrepreneur, an Ashoka Changemaker, best-selling Penguin author, and renowned gynaecologist and obstetrician in New Delhi. She has a deep desire to serve the community. Shelly obtained her MD and MBBS degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, India. There, she won the Abdullah Haji Omar Trophy, the University Book Prize for best academic performance, and the Dr SS Khan Gold Medal for best student.
She has worked pro-bono treating under-served members of her community and is actively engaged in the dissemination of medical information with many television stations and newspapers and written two books for Penguin Publishers. For the past two decades, she has been providing consultations and performing free surgeries for the poor.