Ashok Alexander started Antara Foundation, drawing on his experience of leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Avahan, the world's largest HIV prevention program. The founding belief is that solutions to public health problem are well known. The missing ingredient in public health delivery is scale.
Our programs have been sponsored by Bajaj Auto, Tata Trusts, The India Nutrition Initiative (TINI) and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). Our sponsors have been active partners, offering their expertise and guidance.
WE are a young, diverse and entrepreneurial group.
WE are actively mentored by eminent leaders.
WE are grateful for the opportunity to serve.
WE actively solicit feedback and are driven by it
WE have dirt under our fingernails
WE apply business thinking to social problems
WE do serious work.
WE do not take ourselves too seriously.
WE are The Antara Foundation.