Empowering Maternal Mental Health: Nurtur’s Journey from MIT to AI Innovation
In this episode Joy welcomes two inspiring guests, Kristen Ellefson and Bindu Chanagala, co-founders of the innovative healthcare startup, Nurtur. Kristen and Bindu share their journey from the MIT Sloan Fellows MBA program to the Delta V Accelerator, where they developed a groundbreaking solution for maternal mental health. Their company, Nurtur, utilizes machine learning and AI-powered chatbots to predict and prevent postpartum depression, offering much-needed support to new mothers. They discuss the empathetic aspect of AI in mental health, the user interface of their app, and the comprehensive educational tools they provide to help exhausted new moms navigate this challenging period. Join the conversation as these trailblazing entrepreneurs reveal their mission to empower women and transform maternal mental health care.