Jo-Ann talks to Sheila who shares about her work with Habitat for Humanity. She discusses the Habitat for Humanity Project, Women Build, an initiative, which brings together women leaders and achievers to empower underprivileged women. Our Women Build events provide the opportunity for women to take a proactive step in serving their communities sometimes through entrepreneurship. Women helping women sends a positive and powerful message. Through their interaction with the women leaders, the disadvantaged women are shown an example of how they too can make a change and step forward to create a better life for themselves and their families. Listen in to Sheila’s podcast.
- How Habitat for Humanity Supports Women
- How property helps women build wealth
- How entrepreneurship empowers women in the family
- Women helping women
- What happens when a woman becomes empowered
MORE INFO ON SHEILA
Mrs. Sheila Kripalani is the Director of Pijikay Group of Companies, Chair, Board of Trustees, Habitat for Humanity, India and Managing Trustee of Grace International. She is also a Board Member of Terry Fox (India) Committee, Vice Chair and Hon. Treasurer of Bombay Teen Challenge, an NGO that prevents trafficking and rescues sex workers and their children. She is past President of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (Ladies Wing),and recipient of the Asia Pacific Nehemiah Award for volunteer service towards eradication of poverty housing. Sheila is an Honours Graduate who majored in English Literature. She is married to Gul Kripalani, the Convenor of the Terry Fox (India) and is blessed with four daughters.