In our 8th episode, we are joined by Ms. Hekani Jakhalu, a US educated lawyer turned social entrepreneur from Nagaland. Ms. Jakhalu is the founder of "YouthNet", a non-profit organization that seeks to empower the younger generation by imparting knowledge and life skills, and make them become self-directing and responsible citizens of the society.
In this episode, we talk to Ms. Jakhalu about her fascinating personal journey and on the challenges of being a female in an extremely demanding profession. We delve on the need to bridge the cultural and policy gaps in order to create a model that would help mushroom entrepreneurship and employment in the region. We also discuss her other initiatives that are helping leaders and entrepreneurs from the region connect with each other to push a new era of growth.
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