CEO – Prashanti Cancer Care Mission
CEO – Prashanti Cancer Care Mission,India
Laleh Busheri, is the CEO of a Prashanti Cancer Care Mission, a non-profit NGO working in Pune since 1996 in mitigating the scourge of various cancers.
Laleh hails from the royal family from Persia (presently Iran), a direct descendant of the Qajar dynasty and a niece to the present Aga Khan. Her education background is a Bachelor in Law (L.L.B) followed by a Master’s degree (L.L.M) at University of Mumbai for which she was awarded a training fellowship. Her professional experience includes legal work at Solicitors firm Mulla and Mulla, Cragie Blunt and Caroe in Bombay.
To pursue her true passion and acumen for social work, Laleh started counseling and helping needy cancer patients and families at Prashanti Mission in 1996. With the help of like-mined kind souls, she has been able to expand the outreach of Prashanti Mission activities to a much larger and wider scale. Today, Laleh is friend-in-chief of this well-established and reputed NGO that provides free or affordable diagnosis, medical treatment (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy), patient support and rehabilitation to cancer patients and their families from various social and financial strata. Prashanti Mission touches the lives of close to 30,000 cancer affected families in Pune and its surroundings every year.