Mukti Bosco

Founder, Healing Fields Foundation

Mukti Bosco, Co-Founder of Healing Fields, has utilised her deep understanding of rural communities and their needs to pioneer a series of community-driven innovations in health and women empowerment. Mukti's 20-yr journey developing community health and empowerment began with one of the first micro-insurance programs in India and has expanded to include education, health services and livelihood development. Today, Mukti leads a preventative health education program that reaches over 6 million families in India. She is working to enable women’s agency in order to amplify the ability to access and hold health systems accountable for 300 million people in India by 2030. Mukti has presented papers at many national and international seminars and conferences, including the Clinton Global Initiative. Mukti is an Ashoka Fellow and was named the Woman Social Entrepreneur of the year 2009 by MSDS. Besides speaking at the Annual Mayo Clinic’s Transform Conference, she was also a panellist at the World Economic Forum in New Delhi.

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