Urvashi Sahni, Social Entrepreneur
Dr Urvashi Sahni is a disruptive innovator, social entrepreneur, and women’s rights activist, working to transform education for 35 years. A pioneer in her field, she’s a leading expert and practitioner in education innovation, school governance, curriculum reform and teacher training. she founded Suraksha (a women’s rights organisation), followed by Study Hall Educational Foundation (SHEF, an educational organization that empowers students and teachers as change makers) and DiDi’s (a social enterprise for sustainable livelihoods for women). She’s currently president and CEO of SHEF, through which her work has impacted over 100,000 teachers and 5 million children, most of whom are girls from marginalized communities.