Nilima is a Mumbai-based social entrepreneur, working on two initiatives toward gender equality in India: Yuja, which brings sexual/reproductive and gender education to the youth, and Badal Ja!, a platform for individual action toward gender justice.
Nilima previously conceptualized, launched, and led the SEED program at Villgro Innovations Foundation, an 8-month intensive incubation program to help early-stage social entrepreneurs hone their business models and raise seed capital, of which 60% of entrepreneurs succeeded in raising capital.
Prior to that, she was a Business Case Writer at the William Davidson Institute, where she worked with faculty at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business to develop case studies for MBA courses, with a particular focus on base of the pyramid topics. She was also a Kiva Fellow at a microfinance institution in Bolivia. Nilima graduated with distinction in Economics and Spanish from the University of Michigan.
You can learn more at www.nilimaachwal.com or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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