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Past Events Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club
Oct 03, 2011
Montreal Lakeshore University Women's Club
3350 Sources Blvd, Pointe-Claire, QC
Drawing on her research in India, Sheila talked about how enterprising women with little or no education have graduated from taking small microcredit loans for individual businesses to start a bank, a diary and an embroidery company that are drawing them into the mainstream economy.
University of Pennsylvania Microfinance Conference, Philadelphia
Aug 09, 2011
Huntsman Hall, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
In a panel on , Sheila talked about the empowerment of grassroots Indian women who are creating independent cooperatives and pushing for social justice.
The National Business Book Award
May 12, 2011
Sheila was a finalist for the National Business Book Award for her book.
The award was given May 12 when Sheila was in China as an observer with a student group from the University of Pennsylvania which was working with a community organization promoting microcredit.
The National Business Book Award website to learn more. Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival
May 01, 2011
Dahlia Room, 99 Viger Street (Place d'Armes Metro), Montreal
Sheila, on the short list for the National Business Book Award of Canada, talked about
India from the Outside with writers Clark Blaise and Merrily Weisbord with host Deborah Baker.
Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival website to learn more. Westmount Public Library
Mar 30, 2011
Westmount Public Library
4574 Sherbrooke West, Westmount, Quebec
Sheila showed photographs and spoke on the topic:
University Women’s Club of Montreal
Feb 16, 2011
3505 Atwater, Montreal, Quebec
Sheila talked about
How Microcredit in India is Promoting an Exciting New Financial Literacy, with photographs. Salon du livre de Montréal
Nov 20, 2010
800, rue De La Gauchetière Ouest, Montréal, Québec
Sheila will be signing copies of Saris en Scooter – La révolution du microcrédit dans l’Inde des villages.
Salon du Livre de Montréal website to learn more. Take Action, Queen’s University Branch, Kingston
Dunning Hall, Queen's University
University and Union Street, Kingston, ON
Sheila addressed the group with photographs on “ Attacking Poverty Through Microcredit — Challenges in India.”
World Federalist Annual Luncheon Meeting Montreal Chapter
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1384 Sherbrooke West, Montreal, Quebec
Attacking Poverty Through Microcredit—Challenges in India was the title of a talk Sheila gave about her experiences researching microcredit in India. She also showed photographs. Members only. Havergal College, Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
Under the title
Life Experience - the Great Teacher Sheila talked to students about the accomplishments of grassroots Indian women she met while researching microcredit in village India. Toronto-Calcutta Foundation Annual Fundraising Dinner
McGill University, Bronfman Building
Room 451, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec
Sheila spoke at an event entitled Social Entrepreneurship – Challenging conventional paradigms of development.
303 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield, Quebec
Sheila discussed her book Saris on Scooters — How Microcredit is Changing Village India.
University of Toronto, Munk School of Global Affairs, Centre for South Asian Studies
University of Toronto
Toronto Microfinance Conference & Gala
105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, Ontario
Visit the website to learn more.
100 Douglas-Shand, Pointe-Claire, Quebec
Sheila talked about her book Saris on Scooters — How Microcredit is Changing Village India.
Atwater Library, Lunchtime Author Series
Université de Montréal, Summer School, Course on India
Université de Montréal
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