Children and women have been historically discriminated as far as access to resources is concerned. Despite the enactment of different affirmative actions to end this, they continue to suffer. Fortunately, the world is waking up to the reality that women and children are just as important as men. Malini Saba is one of the leading crusaders of the rights of women and children in the world. Her advocacy aims at bridging the gender and economic gap that exists between men and women, more so in the third world.
The Establishment of Stree
To realize her dreams, Saba established Stree. This is an organization that seeks to help discriminated kids and women in the developing world. Through hard work and dedication, Stree has managed to serve this segment of the population through the provision of healthcare services, safe housing, and educational opportunities. This goes a long way in guaranteeing a bright future. Saba’s definition of success is doing what one loves, and putting a smile on other people’s faces. This has been the guiding principle of her organization.
Malini concedes that the biggest challenge that faces her organization is dealing with successive governments in the developing world. Some governments have been skeptical as far as the organization’s activities has concerned. Nonetheless, she has been able to marshal her team in her push to attain global change. Her resolute nature has seen her push for positive change and policies that favor discriminated members of the society. Malini derives joy in seeing that women and children have access to education, clean water, and healthcare.
About Malini Saba
Malini is one of the most prolific female entrepreneurs and humanitarians. Her name is synonymous with Saban, a company that has diverse interests in oil and gas, real estate, and technology. In addition to her business portfolio, Malini is deeply involved in philanthropy. Since founding Stree in 2001, she has helped millions of women and children throughout the globe.
She made significant investments in over 20 technology upstarts including Sycamore Networks, PayPal Inc., eBay, and Netscreen Technologies. These companies have gone on to become billion-dollar corporations, something that has boosted Malini’s profile all the more. The entrepreneur herself points out that her success is a result of keeping her business life and personal life separate. She draws her inspiration from Mother Theresa.
InnovaCare Health is one of North America’s leading providers of managed healthcare services. It uses two basic avenues of care, which are provider networks as well as Medicaid Programs and Medicare Advantage. InnovaCare Health is dedicated to offering the public with quality healthcare. This is by establishing sustainable and affordable models, which are fully integrated with state of the art technologies. The company’s aim is to ensure that healthcare management meets the challenges of the current healthcare environment.
Presently, Dr. Richard Shinto heads InnovaCare Health He is the chief executive officer and president of the company. Prior to joining InnovaCare Health, Dr. Shinto worked as the president and CEO of Aveta Inc. Before assuming his current position at InnovaCare, Dr. Shinto was part of the company’s management team. He has served in the managed care industry for over 20 years. Dr. Rick Shinto is a clinical and operational healthcare specialist.
Before rendering his services at Aveta Inc, Dr. Shinto worked for NAMM California, as the chief medical officer. He joined NAMM California from Medical Pathways Management Company where he was the chief medical officer and the chief operating officer. Between 1996 and 1997, Dr. Shinto served as MedPartner’s corporate vice president of medical management. Subsequently, he joined Cal Optimal Health Plan based in Orange County, California, as the chief medical officer.
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Dr. Shinto started his medical career as an intern in Southern California. He has written many articles on clinical medicine and healthcare. Dr. Shinto graduated from the University of California at Irvine with a B.S. Moreover, he holds a medical degree from the esteemed State University of New York. In addition, he earned an M.B.A from the prestigious University of Redlands.
In June 2016, InnovaCare Inc. announced the addition of three professionals to its leadership team. The three are Penelope Penelope Kokkinides, Jonathan Meyers and Mike Sortino.
Previously, Penelope served as the chief operating officer of InnovaCare Health. She also worked at Aveta Inc. as the vice president of clinical operations and the chief operating officer. Kokkinides has a broad experience in the healthcare industry. For more than 20 years, she has been focusing on government programs and the managed care industry. Prior to joining InnovaCare Inc, she was the executive vice president and COO for Centerlight Healthcare. She also served as the COO of Touchstone Health. Kokkinides has a biological sciences degree from Binghamton University and a master’s degree in public health from the renowned Columbia University School of Public Health.