Women of Pure Strength

Women-1It was an immensely proud and humbling moment for Hand in Hand India to be featured at the launch of Vodafone’s Coffee Table book celebrating ‘Women of Pure Strength,’ at a glittering event in New Delhi on February 2, 2014.

Five- time World Boxing Champion, Ms. Mary Kom was the Chief Guest at the Event.

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Dr Kalpana Sankar (right) with Ms Mary Kom and Dr Madhu Sharan (COO-North India Operations)

With the theme to ‘Empower,’ ‘Evolve,’ and ‘Elevate,’ the book celebrates the courage, perseverance and resilience of fifty extraordinary women across the country who have contributed in immeasurable ways to better the lives of others in their community. Dr Kalpana Sankar, Chairperson and Managing Trustee of Hand in Hand India is one of the fifty inspiring women to be featured for her commendable fight against global poverty by empowering poor, rural women through training, skill development and access to credit for creating jobs.

Be it in the field of entrepreneurship, technology, corporate leadership, education, social work or governance, the 50 women have emerged as game changers across these sectors. The book is a tribute to these remarkable women and their compelling inventive causes!