Dr Mirai Chatterjee

Dr Mirai Chatterjee is an Indian social worker who works at the Self-Employed Women’s Association, SEWA in Ahmedabad. She was appointed a member of National Advisory Council in 2010.

Dr Chatterjee is the Director of Social Security at SEWA. She is responsible for SEWA’s Health Care, Child Care and Insurance programmes. She is currently Chairperson of the National Insurance VimoSEWA Cooperative Ltd and of LokSwasthya health cooperative, both promoted by SEWA. She joined SEWA in 1984 and was its General Secretary after its Founder, Ela Bhatt. Dr Chatterjee has served on the Boards of several organisations in India, including the Friends of Women’s World Banking (FWWB), and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). She was advisor to the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector and is in the Advisory Group of the National Rural Health Mission. She was also a Commissioner in the World Health Organization’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health.

Dr Chatterjee has a B.A. from Harvard University in History and Science and a Masters from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, U.S.A.