International Women’s Day

Celebrating women: Insights on diversity and inclusion

In the first episode of our special series celebrating International Women’s Day, our Executive Sponsor for DEI, EY  Sonu Iyer engages in a captivating conversation with Meera Shenoy, the visionary founder of Youth4Jobs. Meera's unwavering commitment to inclusivity and diversity has transformed the landscape of jobs available for youth with disabilities, and opportunities for women entrepreneurs with disabilities in India. Through her anecdotes and inspiring initiatives, we explore Meera's journey, challenges she faced, and the profound impact of her work. Join us as we hear the remarkable story of a woman whose dedication is reshaping the narrative of empowerment and equality in our country. 

In conversation with:

Meera Shenoy

Meera Shenoy
Social Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO, Youth4Jobs

Key takeaways

  • Meera Shenoy's Youth4Jobs initiative pioneers inclusive job opportunities for youth with disabilities, transforming lives and communities through sustainable livelihoods.
  • Initiatives such as WE DO are amplifying the voices and opportunities for women entrepreneurs with disabilities.
  • Meera's inspiring journey urges us to focus on collective impact, fostering inclusivity and leaving a lasting legacy.
Shift your focus from 'me' to 'we'— together, we can leave behind a beautifully inclusive world.
Meera Shenoy
Social Entrepreneur and Founder and CEO, Youth4Jobs

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Sonu Iyer
Partner, People Advisory Services (Tax), EY India


Duration 16m 44s