Tuesday, March 3
10:00 – 10:30 AM (EST)
Webinar access link will be shared upon registration
Imagine MORE centers on the power of women to create lasting change, in their own lives and the lives of all they touch.
You’re invited to join an Imagine More virtual briefing featuring Mirai Chatterjee, who is at the forefront of improving the health and financial well being of millions of working women whose primary source of income comes from outside the organized work force.
Hear Mirai Chatterjee, Director, Social Security Team, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), with Avital Sandler-Loeff, Executive Director, JDC GRID (Global Response, Innovative Development), discuss the long standing JDC-SEWA partnership and the ripple effect of women’s health and security on a global scale.
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SEWA Cooperative Federation, India
Mirai Chatterjee is the Director of the Social Security Team at Self-Employed Women’s Association, (SEWA). She is responsible for SEWA’s Health Care, Child Care and Insurance programmes. She is currently Chairperson of the National Insurance VimoSEWA Cooperative Ltd and actively involved with the Lok Swasthya Health Cooperative, of which she is a founder. Both cooperatives are promoted by SEWA. In addition, she is Chairperson of the Gujarat State Women’s SEWA Cooperative Federation of 106 primary cooperatives with 300,000 members. She joined SEWA in 1984 and was its General Secretary after its Founder, Ela Bhatt.
Ms Chatterjee serves on the Boards of several organizations, including the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Save the Children and PRADAN. She was advisor to the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector and is in the Advisory Group on Community Action of the National Rural Health Mission. She was also a Commissioner in the World Health Organization’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. She was a member of the National Advisory Council (NAC), appointed by the Prime Minister of India in 2010. She was conferred the Global Achievement award by the School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.
Ms. Chatterjee has a B.A. from Harvard University in History and Science and a Masters from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Public Health.