November 18-19, 2013: Dr. Shelly Batra, President, Operation ASHA invited to speak at Global Innovation Roundtable 2013.
This conference was a Global Innovation Roundtable (GIR), a policy dialogue to outline a new paradigm of inclusive innovation. Global Innovation Roundtable was organized by Dr. Sam Pitroda, Chair, The National Innovation Council, Government of India.
The Roundtable invited leaders of innovation from 50 Governments, as well as members from the business community and leading innovation experts. The key objective of the Global Innovation Roundtable 2013 was to explore the relatively less-charted road of broad-basing innovations to meet key development challenges and develop a paradigm for inclusive innovation.
Dr. Shelly Batra was a panelist on the panel on Innovation for Social Impact. Panel discussion and presentation held on November 18, 2013.
Dr. Shelly’s presentation and discussions generated widespread interest among Indians and the international community. OpASHA, with its unique health delivery system and new media and ICT platforms for innovation was hailed as an innovative systemic approach for driving innovations to serve the BOP. Dr. Shelly believes in learning from the best global models; and sharing the OpASHA learning with all others focused on last-mile delivery solutions.