Priya Lakhani is a living example of how to use business to do a little good in the world. Her first company, Masala Masala, sold fresh Indian cooking sauces via supermarkets like Waitrose, and used the proceeds to provide a meal for a homeless person in India for every jar sold. When she discovered the overburden of workload affecting teachers in schools, and the knock-on effect for the students they teach, Priya spotted an opportunity to solve a new problem.
Her company Century Tech now uses Artificial Intelligence and neuroscience to augment students' learning experiences in schools, enabling teachers and parents to make targeted interventions to improve children's education. How did the owner of a curry company transition into a pioneering technology guru? Listen to the episode to find out.
Priya Lakhani is on twitter @priyalakhani
Find out more about Century Tech at www.century.tech and on twitter @thisiscentury
Anne-Marie Imafidon is on twitter @aimafidon and Instagram @notyouraverageami
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