Kalpana Beesabathuni

About Kalpana Beesabathuni
  • Global Lead – Technology & Entrepreneurship, Sight and Life
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Sight and Life is a humanitarian nutrition think tank. Inspired by a vision of a world that is free from malnutrition, Sight and Life helps to improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. Sight and Life does this by advancing innovation in discovery and implementation science and focusing on leadership development.

Kalpana brings in-depth understanding and implementation of social business models, agriculture, and food systems; distribution and supply chains, technology solutions in low and middle-income countries. She has over 13 years of experience in nutrition, food, WASH, renewable energy and global health, as an engineer and entrepreneur and worked with several NGOs, industry, government and start-ups. Kalpana holds a MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master’s in Agricultural and Food Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor’s in Agricultural and Food Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur).


Food Security and Nutrition

09 Jun 2017

This session will look at the challenges facing the global food system over the coming years, from food production to food security and public health. It examines the strategies that players from all parts of the ecosystem can develop to meet these needs for food security across the billions of people living in Asia.

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