Empowering women at the grassroots

On graduating, Shravani Hagargi’s parents presented her only 3 options — either go for higher studies, get a 9-5 job, or get married. She choose to forge her own path, setting up a social enterprise in Hubli that empowers hundreds of marginalized women to take up security personnel jobs.

Recorded at INK2014, Mumbai

About the Speaker

Shravani Hagargi
Social Entrepreneur

Shravani Hagargi is a young social entrepreneur from Dharwar, India with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Sharavani co-founded Safe Hands 24x7, an innovative venture employing women security guards so as to help promote the ideas of gender equality, provide women with the ability to become financially dependent and also provide top-notch services.

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