Anjali Sastry is Senior Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. Drawing on organizational behavior and system dynamics, her work applies management approaches to low-resource healthcare. Her GlobalHealth Lab has conducted 70+ projects with front-line enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia; a related stream of work examines innovative frontier-market business models (see http://groundwork.mit.edu ).
With Kara Penn, she distilled practical insights for all sorts of project teams in “Fail Better: Design Smart Mistakes and Succeed Sooner” (HBS Press, 2014; see www.failbetternow.com). Recent press coverage includes Economic Times; for Mint, Business Standard, Forbes, and others, please see http://failbetternow.com/press/.
Anjali is also a lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a Member of the Board of Directors of Management Sciences for Health and of the Medical Advisory Board of Wonderwork.
Her first book, “Parenting Your Child with Autism: Practical Solutions, Strategies, and Advice for Helping Your Family,” combines her personal experience, study of the research evidence, and management expertise in a practical guide for parents (2012, New Harbinger Publications; with Blaise Aguirre).
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