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World Social Enterprise Day

November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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As part of our ongoing celebrations for the Global Entrepreneurship Week, we are marking the World Social Enterprise Day on 11th November 2021 with a Keynote Address by Ms. Chetna Gala Sinha, Founder of Mann Deshi and Mann Deshi Foundation from 5:10-5:20 PM IST.
Chetna started India’s first rural women’s bank and also started India’s first business school for rural women entrepreneurs. Through Mann Deshi Bank and Foundation she has served over 500,000 women and her goal is to reach 1 million women entrepreneurs by 2022. Chetna has been awarded Nari Shakti Puraskar, which is the highest civilian award for recognising the achievements and contributions of women in India. Chetna is a Yale Fellow, Schwab Fellow, and an Ashoka Fellow. She was also one of the six co-chairs of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2018.
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This will be followed by a panel discussion on the topic of the Evolving role of donors in shaping the social enterprise ecosystem from 5:30-6:15 PM IST.
Our panelists include:
> Ms. Akanksha Sharma, Global Head ESG —Sustainability, Social Impact, Governance & Policy, Sterlite Technologies
> Mr. Arnav Kapur, Lead – Philanthropic Partnerships, India and South Asia, Gates Foundation
> Mr. Gautam John, Director of Strategy, Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies
> Mr. Eugene Ho, Leader for CSR, SAP East Asia & Pacific
> Mr. Ullas Marar, Technical Advisor, Her&Now, GIZ.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Ms. Bindi Dharia, Deputy Director, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy, Ashoka University.
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The last segment for the day is a panel discussion on the topic of the Role of educational institutions in driving the next breed of Social Entrepreneurs from 6:15-7 PM IST.
Our panelists include:
> Prof. Bénédicte Faivre-Tavigno, HEC Paris
> Dr. Paroma Bhattacharya, The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE
> Prof. Ramesh Jagannathan, NYU Abu Dhabi
> Mr. Tarun Anand, Universal Business School.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Priyank Narayan, Ashoka University.
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Post Event:

Recording Link: https://www.facebook.com/CfEAshoka/videos/1061057814640166
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Keynote Address by Ms. Chetna Gala Sinha, Founder of Mann Deshi and Mann Deshi Foundation

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Panel discussion on the topic of the Evolving role of donors in shaping the social enterprise ecosystem

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Panel discussion on the topic of the Role of educational institutions in driving the next breed of Social Entrepreneurs

Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organizer

Centre for Entrepreneurship
Email:
entrepreneurship@ashoka.edu.in
Website:
https://www.ashoka.edu.in/cfe