Pawani Khandelwal

Modal & Actor


Pawani Khandelwal is a serial social entrepreneur, Tedx speaker and activist. A radical thinker, adventure seeker, traveller and feminist, she truly believes there is nothing a woman can’t achieve. She started her first non profit at the age of just 13 to impart basic knowledge to underprivileged kids from slum areas and orphanages. Since then her zeal and dedication to create a better world has only grown. She is currently the CEO of Aatm Nirbhar Learning Private Limited and founder of Aatm Nirbhar’s Women’s Association. Both of these organisations are working towards empowering women through mobility and entrepreneurship. Aatm Nirbhar, as the word goes has helped more than 6500 women become socially and economically self reliant and is aiming to go Pan India soon. She is a Young Leader’ Programme Admit at the prestigious Indian School Of Business and has also studied entrepreneurship at the National University of Singapore and Tsinghua University, Beijing. She has also had the opportunity to represent India at multiple social entrepreneurship programmes and conferences like World Economic Order in US, Start-Up Asia Berlin, Ashoka Changemakers, etc in different parts of the globe. She is also a founding member of the Indian Women Social Entrepreneurs Networ