Founder and Managing Director, Child and Youth Finance International
The founder of several innovative and award-winning NGOs, Jeroo Billimoria encapsulates what it means to be a social entrepreneur. She is a Skoll awardee, and an Ashoka and Schwab Fellow.<br />
Jeroo is considered among the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and is now working on her ninth entrepreneurial venture.<br />
Among her organizations are Childline India and ChildHelpline International, which have facilitated a global movement for protection of children and youth and are active in more than 181 countries – having responded to over 160 million calls. Her previous organization, Aflatoun, has succeeded in working with global partners to provide social and financial education to over 1 million children in 84 countries.<br />
Jeroo is currently leading CYFI and the Child & Youth Finance Movement to ensure financial inclusion and Economic Citizenship Education for young people worldwide.