Indu Bhatt Annual Memorial Lecture 2017 – Women, Work, Peace: What the Artisans from South Asia Can Tell Us

Event time: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Luce Hall (LUCE), Room 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

Ela Ramesh Bhatt (born 7 September 1933) is an Indian cooperative organizer, activist and Gandhian, who founded the Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA) in 1972, and served as its general secretary from 1972 to 1996. A lawyer by training, Bhatt is a part of the international labor, cooperative, women, and micro-finance movements and has won several national and international awards, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award (1977), Right Livelihood Award (1984) and the Padma Bhushan (1986).

Open to: 
General Public

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