“Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw to Receive 2014 Othmer Gold Medal” in Express Pharma
February 17, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA
Excerpted from an article in Express Pharma
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw will be conferred with the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal, the top award of US-based Chemical Heritage Foundation. Acknowledging her outstanding contribution to the Indian biotech sector, Carsten Reinhardt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chemical Heritage Foundation, said, “Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was the first woman to become a brew master in India. Then she used her knowledge of fermentation to become one of the greatest entrepreneurs in the history of her nation. In addition to her great success in business, she is among the world’s leading philanthropists. She has devoted much of her personal fortune to providing healthcare to the poorest people in her country and to many other philanthropic projects.” Read More.