"Tech innovations could not only reach a wider group of people in need within the United States, they could also reduce costs of mental health tools worldwide, sparking a necessary paradigm shift in mental health care."

Khaliya, Middlethon-Candler Peace Prize acceptance speech


Khaliya is a public health specialist and neuro-technologist focused on developing radical solutions to the global mental health crisis.

The youngest member of The World Economic Forum’s Expert Advisory on the Future of Health and Healthcare, Khaliya is also an active advocate and humanitarian, and she was the recipient of both the 2016 Middelthon-Candler Peace Prize and the 2017 Clare Booth Luce Award for International Service.

In 2013, Khaliya co-founded Falkora, a non-for-profit mental health and neurotech initiative, as well as the soon to be released app, Tell Your Story.

She is currently working on a book on the future of mental health with a particular emphasis on new modalities, such as psychedelics and neurotech. [...]



In her TEDxBeaconStreet 2017 talk, Khaliya addresses the importance of thinking beyond accepted treatments for mental illness.

Khaliya demonstrates how innovation in mental health and neurodegenerative disease is essential to making progress.



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