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Ela Bhatt

Ela Bhatt is founder of SEWA, India’s largest labor union which represents 1.2 million women in the informal sector from women stitching embroidery and making food products to day-laborers, artisans, waste collectors, street vendors and small farmers. She has received numerous international awards for her work and is a member of The Elders, a group of eminent global leaders who were brought together by Nelson Mandela in 2007.

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