A Voice Out of Poverty
A woman's ascent from devastating poverty and childhood trauma to international standing as a prominent advocate for the poor and helpless.
Many stories of people with unfortunate beginnings tell of how they escaped their circumstances - AND NEVER GO BACK. They go on to their success and leave their past behind - or buried.
Not Jillian Haslam. Her childhood in India after the end of British colonization is a modern-day Dickensian horror. But she climbed from the slums of Calcutta to the top of her success then turned back to her roots to support others.
Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Memorial Award, she has embraced her purpose to become an important driver of global action for the most urgent needs of the underserved in India and the UK, especially during the pandemic.