Jackie Stenson (L) and Diana Jue (pictured) bring social-impact technology to the populations who need it through their company Essmart Global. This was a dream they nurtured during their undergraduate years at MIT. They have been nominated as the Asia-Pacific finalists for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards and the only women from India on this list.
After beginning operations, we’ve been supported by members of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, which we won in 2012. We’re also supported by Echoing Green, which awarded us fellowships in 2013. Finally, our wonderful friends and family have supported us, even when they weren’t quite sure about what we were doing.”
Read the entire article: EsSMART Cookies! Two Women Asia-Pacific Finalists of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards
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Posted by: Laurel Delaney