Join us on Wednesday, 4 August (15:00 - 15:45 SGT) as we discuss how a social enterprise reCharkha creates livelihood opportunities for tribal Women and Youth in India, as they manually weave fabric from Waste Plastic using a traditional CHARKHA (Spindle) and HANDLOOM
About the Speaker:
Amita, is the founder and director of reCharkha. She has worked extensively in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) space for the last 14 years. She is an IT Engineer and has a Masters’ degree from Purdue University, USA with a focus on Sustainability. She has worked with CSR teams of multinational corporations, consultancies, non-profits, and community-based organizations in the United States and India and eventually founded Aarohana EcoSocial Developments. After leading Aarohana for 7 years, she went on to found reCharkha a social enterprise in India that focuses on solving the issue of waste management, especially that of the non-biodegradable and difficult-to-recycle waste plastic.