Jeroo Billimoria is a pioneering social entrepreneur and founder of several award-winning international nongovernmental organizations. Her innovative approach to managing social ventures and bringing them to global scale has earned her fellowships with Ashoka— Innovators for the Public, the Skoll Foundation and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Her most recent initiatives include Child Savings International, Childline India Foundation, and Child Helpline International. In 2011, Jeroo founded Child & Youth Finance International, which spearheads a global Child Finance Movement uniting policymakers and experts from private, public and civil-society sectors. The movement is dedicated to facilitating the creation of a safe and inclusive financial environment for children while giving their financial rights a higher priority on national and international agendas.
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