Date: 12 February, 2021
Forum: Legends on Unacademy
Unacademy is an Indian online education technology company based in Bangalore. Legends on Unacademy is an inititiave in which renowned and talented personalities from different walks of life answer questions asked by viewers as they share some valuable life lessons.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Founder & Executive Chairperson, Biocon shares her journey of endurance with young entrepreneurs and students as part of the ‘Legends on Unacademy’ campaign, which is focussed on motivating the country’s youth. She speaks about how she started her journey of making global impact at the young age of 25.
How despite her youth, lack of expereience and paucity of funds, she went on to set up a pioneering biotech-led business in India in 1978. How through sheer grit and resilience she transformed her garage startup into a globally recognized biopharmaceutical company, which is today making life-saving therapies affordable, accessible and available to millions of patients across the globe.