A lecture by Ms. Nileema Mishra was organised on the topic ‘Scaling-Up Social Enterprise’. Nileema Mishra is a social worker from Maharashtra and the Ramon Magsaysay Award winner for Emergent Leadership in 2011. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013 for her social work.

The Programme was chaired by Mr. Prakash Apte, Chairman Sygenta India Ltd. and the Q & A session was facilitated by Mr. Pradeep Lokhande. Ms. Mishra spoke about her own journey and the driving force behind her work, the challenges faced and how aspiring innovators can take those challenges head-on. She also shared her views on ‘scaling-up’ of social enterprise and spoke at length on the rationale behind scaling-up.