Mirai Chatterjee

Mirai Chatterjee is the Coordinator of Social Security at SEWA. She is responsible for SEWA’s Health Care, Child Care and Insurance programmes. Before this she was General Secretary of SEWA for three years and Coordinator of SEWA Health Team for twelve years.

Mirai has a B.A. from Harvard University in History and Science and a masters from Johns Hopkins University’s school of Hygiene and Public Health.

She has written several papers on organizing and empowerment of women workers, social protection of women and health care in India.

She is also on the Boards of several organizations in India including the Friends of Women’s World Banking (FWWB), Public Affairs Centre (PAC) and HealthWatch. She has been a member of several national task forces on social security, health and poverty reduction, including the National Labour Commission. Most recently she was appointed to the National Advisory Council and the National Commission for the Unorganised Sector. She is also a Commissioner in WHO’s new Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

Mirai Chatterjee is based at SEWA in Ahmedabad.