Past Event

Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria Speaks on Social Entrepreneurship

May 2, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul hosted a discussion on innovative approaches to social entrepreneurship and financial inclusion. The event featured Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria and brought together leading figures from Turkey's finance, private and social sectors with one of the world's most prominent social entrepreneurs. Tracing Jeroo's footsteps on her journey as a social entrepreneur, the event explored the complexity and interconnected nature of child and youth issues, while offering a fresh perspective on financial inclusion and financial education as powerful points of intervention. Financial inclusion of children and youth will continue to be on the agenda with the Annual Child and Youth Summit will be taking place between May7-9 in Istanbul. For more information about Ashoka Fellow Jeroo Billimoria's work, please visit For more information about Ashoka, the world's most prominent network of social entrepreneurs such as Jeroo Billimoria, visit