Early in the morning listening to the queen,
I watch the grass turn from black to green.
Rocks around, capital bound,
In the sound of metal, I drowned.
We need to break free from the shackles of ignorance,
A look at our genes with a magnifying lens.
Don’t leave the thought before you must,
When another one you know bites the dust.
There is a crazy little thing called love,
Family and friends, and yourself above.
You are my best friend,
Let’s play the game.
Let’s go for a bicycle race,
For we are the champions.
And we must remain , ,
Healthy and sane.
July 12 2016. 5 am
Ms Anu Acharya is the co-founder and CEO of Mapmygenome, a company that pioneered the field of personalised, preventive healthcare by making personal genomics tools available to the masses. With a vision to “Touch 100 million lives”, Mapmygenome was established in 2013, heralding the advent of improved healthcare through genomics-based personalised, precision medicine starting with India and other neglected populations.
Under her leadership, the company has been achieving several milestones, awards and honours. From the ET startup Awards to NASSCOM Emerge 50, WSJ’s Top global startups’ award, Red Herring Asia and Global to the recently conferred Pride of Telangana award; Mapmygenome has certainly become a force to be reckoned with.
A fiercely respected entrepreneur, she also serves as a governing board member and/or mentor for various high profile institutions such as the NIBMG, NIAB, IIITHyderabad, IvyCap Ventures, CSIR and ABLE. She is also a distinguished alumna from IIT Kharagpur.
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