Elevation Partners

Chetna Gala Sinha

Mann Deshi Mahila Bank, Mann Deshi Foundation

Founder & President

Chetna Gala Sinha is an Indian social entrepreneur, microfinance banker, economist, farmer and activist working to empower women in drought prone areas of rural India by teaching them entrepreneurial skills and providing access to land and other means of production. She is also is the founder and President of both Mann Deshi Mahila Ban and Mann Deshi Foundation. In 2013 she was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year for India.