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Elevating women leaders to build thriving, future-proof rural communities: One entrepreneur at a time

She Leads Bharat (SLB) is a wholistic shared action initiative through which corporations, NGOs, governments, funders, and investors work together to create long-term income opportunities for rural women and their communities.
Our 2030 She Leads Bharat goals are to have:

1 Bn+

Solutions Delivered to
Rural Doorsteps


Digitized Rural
Women Entrepreneurs




Rural Households

Collaborators in She Leads Bharat envision net positive, inclusive, and
sustainable rural markets
in India - built with and for women, their
households, and communities.
"As a proud partner, She Leads Bharat provides an excellent rollout channel for our rural
and gender focused support programs."

Ajay Khanna

Group Global Strategic Adviser, Jubilant Bhartia Group

Between now and 2030, our goal is to collectively elevate India's rural women
as digital entrepreneurs in
at least three market domains:
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Together with Airtel Payments Bank, Mastercard's Center for Inclusive Growth, we look to create economic opportunities India's 15.7Mn small women businesses

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Achieve climate justice by elevating women as the climate solvers of our time with an initial focus on India's small women farmers

Aspired launch: COP'28

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Support India's domain leaders in health to address rural, last mile healthcare challenges through our She Leads Bharat platform of women, tech and insight

Aspired launch 2024

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[News] Airtel Payments Bank,
Mastercard & FM support
100,000 women-owned
small businesses
in India with SHE LEADS:UDYAM
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Download the
press release here:
"“We take pride to welcome [FM's Sahelis] on board as Business Correspondents, joining hands with our existing network of 50k women BCs who play a vital role in taking banking & financial services to under-served rural pockets of the country. We look forward to building a financially inclusive economy together.”

Sunil Bharti Mittal

Chairman, Bharti Enterprises and Airtel Payments Bank

Working closely with India's National and State level governments She Leads Bharat offers a tangible pathway to supporting 100Mn women across 8 States

She Leads Bharat (Aspired) Footprint

Collaborating State Level Rural Livelihood Missions

By connecting our 1 targeted 1Mn households
to RLMs, an estimated $1Bn in committed
benefits and working capital can be unleashed

She-Leads Bharat provides a unique opportunity to achieve an immediate impact
& to join a diverse, tech-enabled community of leaders who are ready to act.
Ready to join us in action? Submit your interest here
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