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Sri Lankan-American Has Mission for Better Vision

Healthcare consultant Ashanthi Mathai was on an assignment in Sri Lanka four years ago, when she was asked to collect used eye glasses in the U.S. for a Sri Lankan program working to prevent blindness. Mathai had come to the U.S. from Sri Lanka in the early 1990s for college. She went to Princeton to study chemical engineering and then to Stanford Business School, before starting her career in healthcare strategy consulting. After researching the problem, she said it was clear that...

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