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COVID-19, a once-in-a-century pandemic, has killed over 2.5 million worldwide and caused untold health and economic disruption. Now, with the advent of vaccines that will bend the curve of the pandemic, AIF is pleased to present a virtual Fireside Chat between two of the architects of the path out of the scourge – Adar C. Poonawalla and Prof. Michael Kremer. Moderated by Dr. Tasneem Chipty, they will discuss vaccines, government regulations in India and the US, economic and distribution challenges and more.

Don’t miss these two powerful speakers discuss how they would move ideas into action to address a global pandemic. Event registration is free but your donation would go a long way in rebuilding lives. 
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Adar C. Poonawalla
Adar C. Poonawalla is the CEO of Serum Institute India Private Limited, India’s #1 biotechnology company located in Pune, India. One of Mr. Poonawalla’s greatest contributions to humanity was the speed with which he, and Serum Institute under his leadership, reacted to the COVID pandemic read more

Michael Kremer
Michael Kremer
is a pioneer in the field of development economics and a winner  of the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, for his work bringing methodological innovations and insights to fight global poverty read more

Tasneem Chipty
Tasneem Chipty is an internationally recognized expert in competition economics and econometrics. She is known for her independent analysis, diverse subject matter expertise, and ability to connect with clients read more

Event registration is free but please consider making a donation to rebuild lives.

>>> $500 provides 5 rural migrant women entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills
>>> $1,000 provides 5 girls from migrant families two-year scholarships to complete high school
>>> $2,500 provides 5 villages neonatal care services for one year

Company matches are a great way to double your contribution. Contributions can also be made by check, wire transfer, Donor Advised Fund or stock transfer.
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All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law and will be used to support AIF’s mission at the discretion of AIF’s board. American India Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Tax-ID: 13-4159765.

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