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Anuj co-founded SureClaim to fix the broken claim experience of insurance customers. He believes technology can play a major role in empowering customers, an understanding shaped by his decade-long stint in healthcare and health-tech companies. You can reach him at anuj.jindal@sureclaim.in or by filling up the contact form on https://sureclaim.in/
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CS Sharada Prasad (sharadaprasad@gmail.com) is Assistant Professor at the Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. Co-author Isha Ray (isharay@berkeley.edu) is Associate Professor at UC Berkeley.
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About Hridayesh Joshi 1 Article
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About Akshay Agarwal 1 Article
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About Jude Weston 1 Article
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About Lubna Sarwath 1 Article
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About Sidharth Naik 1 Article
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Anuja Sirohi works at the non-profit development organisation Youth For Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA). She has completed her Masters from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and has over 5 years’ of work experience in the Urban Impact sector focusing on issues of children’s education, community development and developmental research.
About Milind R 1 Article
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About Anjali Sharma 1 Article
Anjali Sharma holds a Masters in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies from TISS, Mumbai and is currently pursuing a PhD in climate and energy policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She can be reached at anjalie2@gmail.com.
About Ranjit Gadgil 1 Article
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