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Dr. Sailesh Rao (BT/ME/81) Distinguished Alumnus, Executive Director, Climate Healers, USA

Sailesh Rao is a Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Madras and executive director of the nonprofit Climate Healers. An electrical engineer with a PhD from Stanford University in California, USA, Dr. Rao founded Climate Healers to design and deploy meaningful grassroots solutions towards global sustainability. He was selected as a Karmaveer Puraskaar Noble Laureate by the Indian Confederation of NGOs and is author of Carbon Dharma: The Occupation of Butterflies. He is currently working on a follow-up book.