Meet Dr. Sailakshmi, EKAM founder, Ashoka Fellow
Says CIC board member Anita Joshi:
Please join me to hear Dr. Sailakshmi and learn about Ekam.Dr. Sailakshmi, a pediatrician, has dedicated her life to make health care accessible to mothers and children in underprivileged communities, and founded Ekam, a non-profit organization with presence in India, USA, UK and Canada.Over the last decade, Ekam Foundation has touched over a million people, saved 12000 lives and developed into a growing movement to promote neonatal health and well being, particularly in poor communities in India that lack basic medical needs and awareness. In recognition of her work, she has received many awards, notably Nari Shakti Puraskar from the President of India (http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photoright.aspx?phid=62827) and the international Ashoka Fellowship (https://www.ashoka.org/en-US/fellow/balijepalli-sailakshmi, https://www.ashoka.org/en-US/about-ashoka).Please come and meet Dr. Sailakshmi, learn about Ekam youth ambassador programs and opportunities to adopt a village in India. Please see the attached flyer for details. Lunch will be provided from 12:00-12:30 PM.