Suman Verma

Delhi, India

State Coordinator, Delhi, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

Suman is a passionate advocate for the rights of women workers in the informal economy. In her dynamic role as the state coordinator at SEWA, she has been ensuring that women workers in the informal economy and their families are supported to access their rights and entitlements. She also serves on the board of SEWA Delhi Union, strengthening the union by mobilizing, collectivizing, and organizing informal women workers. Suman has a master’s degree in social work and over 15 years of experience in managing social development programs for women and children.

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