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Event Date Wed Feb 9 IST - Thu Feb 10 IST (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Feb 8 1:30pm - Wed Feb 9 1:30pm
Location Online
Region APAC

The event brings together social investors working across India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, towards deep engagement, meaningful and action oriented conversations for all the players in the fast evolving social investment ecosystem.

The thematic focus areas will cut across Healthcare, Climate, Water and Sanitation, Entrepreneurship and Livelihoods, Gender and Ed Tech. The event will celebrate unprecedented successes in collaboration in battling the pandemic and responding effectively. It will also explore significant shifts and new models like innovative financing, social stock exchange, ESG, catalytic capital and the poignant role of South Asia in shaping what we call ‘The Asian Decade’.


2022 Speakers

Tristan Ace
Chief Product Officer, AVPN

Royston Braganza
CEO, Grameen Capital India

Sharon Buteau
Executive Director, LEAD at Krea University

Maneesha Chadha
Head of Grant Programming APAC, J.P. Morgan

Devahuti Choudhury
SDG Impact Specialist, Asia Pacific at UNDP SDG Impact, UNDP

Pradnya Godbole
CEO, deAsra Foundation

Rama Iyer
Director General, WPP Foundation

Julia Karst
Head of Project ‘Her&Now’, GIZ

Anita Kumar
Head of CSR and Corporate Philanthropy, Amazon India

Shehzia Lilani
Country Director, Amani Institute

Aloka Majumdar
Head of Corporate Sustanability, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), India

Artak Robert Melkonyan
Senior Advisor for PE Finance and Funds, UNDP Financial Sector Hub; Global Lead, UNDP Impact Venture Accelerators, UNDP

Fabienne Michaux
Director, UNDP SDG Impact, UNDP

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
Central Board Member - SBI I GTT I Hinduja Global Solutions I Educate Girls I AVPN, 5F World

Srinivas Ramanujam
CEO, Villgro Innovations Foundation

Ajaita Shah
Founder and CEO, Frontier Markets

Dhruvi Shah
Executive Trustee and Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank Foundation

Dr. RS Sharma
Chief Executive Officer, National Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Chetna Sinha
Founder-Chairperson, Mann Deshi Bank and Mann Deshi Foundation

Sakshi Sodi
Senior Technical Assistance Advisor, Opportunity International EduFinance

Naina Subberwal Batra

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• Jhpiego
• Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

• J.P Morgan
• Children's Investment Fund Foundation
• Citi
• industree