When she was a young girl, Pratibha Shrivastav and her family moved to Delhi from their home in rural India. Living in the city gave her the opportunity to become the first member of her family to graduate from secondary school, but it took a toll on the family's source of income, her father's leather crafting business.
They’re smart, driven, idealistic, and pragmatic. Keenly aware of the problems facing our planet, they’re equally passionate about solutions. They are the 2015 Laureate Global Fellows.
Sitting before an audience of business and government leaders, including the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and heads of state