Ms. Mirai Chatterjee is the Director of the Social Security Unit at Self-Employed Women’s Association, (SEWA), a union that helps almost 2 million members in India obtain work and income security, financial services and primary health care. She joined the organization in 1984.
She is also Managing Trustee of the Lok Swasthya SEWA Trustand responsible for SEWA’s Health Care, Child Care and Insurance programmes. She is currently Chairperson of the National Insurance VimoSEWA Cooperative Ltd and actively involved with the Lok Swasthya Health Cooperative, of which she is a founder.
Ms. Chatterjee serves on the Boards of several organizations, including the Public Health Foundation of India, Save the Children and PRADAN. She was advisor to the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector and is in the Advisory Group on Community Action of the National Rural Health Mission. She was also a Commissioner in the World Health Organization’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. She was a member of the National Advisory Council, appointed by the Prime Minister of India in 2010 and was conferred the Global Achievement award by the School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University.
Ms. Chatterjee has a bachelors from Harvard University in History and Science and a masters from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Public Health, USA.