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Change making innovation gives a second wind to asthmatic children

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A former software and algorithm engineer for Genentech, now CEO of Knox Medical Diagnostics, Charvi’s passion is in examining clinical needs and identifying areas in which engineering design can improve the quality of medical care. Her efforts to build a better asthma monitoring tool recently lead her to be nominated by the Kairos Society, an international organization that supports the development of entrepreneurs worldwide, as one of the top 50 young entrepreneurs under 50 aiming to change the world.

In April 2015, the young change-maker presented her project during the Leadership Program organized by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (CRI-Paris).

Written by Margaux Calon

Margaux graduated in History of Innovation at Paris IV-La Sorbonne and defended a master research thesis on “Science popularisation in the press for children, 1830 – 1930”. She travelled around the world of science communication as an intern for a year before entering a MSC Science Communication at Imperial College London. She’s now a community manager and science communication officer at the CRI.

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