“I had friends working for women’s
liberation. I had friends working for the popularization of science. I said to
them—none of these things you want to do are possible if people cannot read and
— Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder, Pratham
Pratham co-founder Dr. Madhav Chavan was the recipient of the 2012 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Prize for providing quality education to millions of underserved children in India.