BID Cluster: Empowering Women: Credit Provision to the Poor
|Speaker:||Chetna Sinha, Mann Deshi Mahila Sahkari Bank|
|Date:||Monday 15 May 2017|
|Location:||Streatham Court D|
Chetna Sinha is the founder and chairperson of the Mann Deshi Mahila Sahkari Bank, one of the largest microfinance bank which lends to women in rural areas in India. She is also a social activist working to empower women in drought prone areas of rural India by teaching entrepreneurial skills and providing them access to land and other means of production. She has received multiple awards such as "Entrepreneurship Development Award", Godfrey Phillips Bravery Amodini Award, Rani Laxmiibai Puraskar Award, Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar Award. Chetna Sinha is Yale Fellow, Schwab Fellow, Ashoka Fellow and a TEDx speaker.
Here is a link of one of her many TED talks