To official mark its Delhi office launch, Athena hosted an inauguration event at the Civil Services Officers’ Institute in Chanakyapuri on 23rd August 2018. The event saw attendance by key officials from government and donor partners including Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF); and academic research groups including the International Institute of Health Management and Research (IIHMR) and the Observer’s Research Foundation (ORF).
Vijay Bhalaki, Co-founder and Director, recounted numerous anecdotes, challenges and triumphs that have marked Athena’s growth story so far. He stressed upon the importance that the organization has continually placed on discovery and learning. Athena’s clients and advisors also touched upon their experiences with the organisation over the past few years.
With the launch of its office in Delhi, Athena strives to expand its global footprint of projects and operations. Going forward, Athena hopes to continue to provide innovative solutions to long standing development challenges and policy issues globally.