Speakers

CEI is pleased to announce the launch of the 6th International Entrepreneurship Summit to be held at IIM Calcutta on February 24, 2013 between 9 am and 1:30 pm.

The event extends great opportunity to the participants to gain from the perspective of various renowned experts who speak, moderate and interact in the sessions of the meet. The learning is further refined from the discussion on the problems, approach and innovative solutions for running sustainable social ventures and professionalization of unorganized sector by entrepreneurs from all across the country.

This year the event will be graced by several stalwarts in the field of Social Entrepreneurship. Speakers for the day’s session include:

  • Shri Devendra Raj Mehta : Padma Bhushan and Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna awardee, the person behind the hugely successful venture that fits 20000 artificial limbs every year under the name of Jaipur Foot ( http://www.jaipurfoot.org/ )

  • Team from Yunus Social Business Fund : Founded by Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, pioneer in Microcredit and Microfinance, winner of World Food Prize, Ramon Magsaysay Award (1984) ( http://www.yunussb.com/ )

  • Shri Arunachalam Muruganantham : Recipient of Best Innovation Award given by the Honourable President of India and the innovator of low-cost sanitary napkin solution for rural population ( Arunachalam_Muruganantham_Wiki Page )

  • Shri Joe Madith : Winner of Schwab Foundation’s Outstanding Social Entrepreneur Award and Kyoto World Water Grand Prize, the man behind several successful  social programs related to Education, Health and Sanitation through Gram Vikas ( http://gramvikas.org/ )

  • Shrimati Radha Basu : Guest Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, co-founder of Anudip Foundation which is the largest social enterprise in East India
    ( http://www.anudip.org/ )

The conference has a history of five successful summits with enthusiastic participation of over 500 participants from across India. NEN has accredited E-Summit as the biggest entrepreneurship event in East India.