Bharti Singh Chauhan
Founder & CEO, PraveenLata Sansthan & Carvers India Trades LLP
Bharti Singh Chauhan is a Social Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of CarversIndia Trades LLP, a For Profit Company & PraveenLata Sansthan, a Not Profit Organization based in Jaipur Rajasthan, that works to empower women and girls across India. Bharti works for the behavioral, social and economic transformation of women and girls through innovative and sustainable solutions in the area of education, health & safety and sustainable livelihood. Her expertise includes spreading awareness about menstruation through Capacity Building Programs, disseminating social myths, and commitment to creating a natural and safe world for women to lead their lives with confidence and happiness. Bharti holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Rajasthan University and is a Fellow from The School for Social Entrepreneur, India. Additionally, she is an Incubate from Niti Ayaog Atal Incubation Centre Banasthali by Government of India. She is the President Awardee Recipient of the 100 Women Achievers of India and is known as the ‘Pad Woman of India’. She is also recognized as an exceptional woman across South Asia by University of California, Berkley and Facebook HQ, Silicon Valley under Tell Her Story. She has been declared a Business Leader in the 50 Under 50 by Business Mint Magazine.
Bharti had gone through challenges at a young age, she had to drop out of school due to financial constraints, fight for her rights when forced to marry at an early age, and challenged societal myths and taboos. Today, she stands to be a role model for many girls and women who are inspired from her experiences.
At PraveenLata Sansthan and CarversIndia Trade LLP, Bharti came up with an innovative reusable cloth pad made of bamboo fabric that lasts for more than 5 years as a sustainable product to help women live a hygienic lifestyle. In Jan 2022, the Government of India gave her the opportunity to showcase the Merapad at the Dubai Expo at Indian Pavillion, which was highly praised.
Bharti has contributed as an Ambassador of the International Girl Rising Campaign, World of Difference by Vodafone Foundation, World Pulse and is a Global Goodwill Ambassador. She has received more than 46 national and international awards including the ICICI Advantage Women award, City Rising Gender Champion Award, and Women in Red. She has contributed to make a difference in lives of more than 1 Million women and girls at the grassroot level through various initiatives with PraveenLata Sansthan and CarversIndia Trade LLP.
She shares her expertise with various corporations by providing services as an External Member on the Sexual Harassment Committee with JW Marriot Group of Hotels and Fairmount. Bharti provides contributions and support in brand building, mentoring, and social sector development with her experience in grassroots level organizing and stands to be a role model in her country.
Chauhan’s business supports the following SDGs:
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth