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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a pioneering biotech entrepreneur, a healthcare visionary, a global influencer and a passionate philanthropist. The impact she has made as a leading woman in science in enabling affordable access to healthcare has made her a role model for millions as she pursues the path of making a difference to billions of lives globally. She has scripted a hugely successful entrepreneurial story by building Biocon, an innovation-led global biopharmaceuticals enterprise, which has made outstanding contributions to life sciences and research drawing global respect for India. Mazumdar-Shaw has received several coveted awards, honours and titles, both national and international, in recognition of her inspiring achievements. These include the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri, France and Australia’s highest civilian awards as well numerous other prizes.



Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in conversation with Samanth Subramanian

An important and urgent conversation between Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon Limited, and writer and journalist Samanth Subramanian on the challenges of the pandemic and India’s response to it. They discuss the way forward , and the opportunities the crisis throws up for India to emerge as a global hub for the life sciences