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Edith Elliott-CEO, Noora Health

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Edith Elliott is the co-founder and CEO of Noora Health, an organisation that unleashes the power of patients and their family members by training them with skills to tremendously improve clinical outcomes, provide care and save lives.

Edith believes that everyone, everywhere deserves the agency and human dignity associated with access to high quality healthcare. With a background in global health research, program implementation, design thinking and a passion for meeting users where they are, Edith recognises that the best solutions are often the most simple and overlooked ones. Prior to Noora Health, Edith worked first at The Aspen Institute and then at Population Services International focusing on contractible disease prevention efforts. She has her BA in International Relations from Tufts University, her MA in International Policy and Global Health from Stanford University.

Edith is an Ashoka Fellow, a Rainer Arnhold Fellow with the Mulago Foundation, a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Fellow, and a 2015 Echoing Green Fellow. In 2016, Noora Health was recognised by Fast Company as one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World, and #2 in India.