- TitleSocial Entrepreneur
- AffiliationJayaashree Industries
The hero of the Oscar-winning documentary short Period. End of Sentence invented a machine that turns cellulose into low-cost sanitary napkins—a boon in India, where brand-name pads are prohibitively pricey. Each machine converts roughly 3,000 women to pad usage—and the freedom of movement that comes with it—and provides jobs for 10 more women.