The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, the sister organisation of the World Economic Forum and the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation of Jubilant Bhartia Group have announced the finalists of the Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY)- India 2017 Award. The finalists for the Award were identified on the basis of rigorous due diligence process. The finalists are:

  • Madhu Pandit Dasa, Akshaya Patra, Bengaluru
  • Safeena Husain, Educate Girls, Mumbai
  • Urvashi Sahni, Study Hall Educational Foundation, Lucknow

The SEOY India Award puts a spotlight on the most remarkable change makers from the country. The finalists are addressing the needs of underserved communities in both scalable and sustainable ways. Their efforts span poverty, hunger, gender inequality, women empowerment and education. The efforts of all the finalists are aligned with United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.