Jyoti Sharma, Spring & Fall 2016
Social Entrepreneur in Residence
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A social entrepreneur, environmentalist and Ashoka Fellow, Jyoti Sharma is the founder of an Indian nonprofit called FORCE that works for water security and sustainable sanitation. Under her stewardship, FORCE is now a respected NGO working with a partnerships- and innovations-oriented approach to look for sustainable solutions to the overwhelming water and sanitation problems in India. In recognition of FORCE’s impact - especially in partnerships for rainwater harvesting - it was awarded the National Urban Water Award in 2009.
Learn more about Jyoti Sharma:
- March 25, 2016: "A Conversation with Jyoti Sharma"
- February 1, 2018: "2016 Social Entrepreneur in Residence Jyoti Sharma Reflects on 'Truly Enriching' Experience"