Ela Bhatt

Ela Bhatt

Ela Bhatt

Writer

Writer, an Indian cooperative organiser, activist and Gandhian, who founded the Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA) in 1972. Received Ramon Magsaysay Award (1977), Right Livelihood Award (1984) and the Padma Bhushan(1986). Author of We are poor but so many: the story of self-employed women in India and Anubandh : Building Hundred Mile Communities. Ahmedabad.