Chhavi Rajawat

Director, The Oberoi Group of Hotels (EIH Ltd.

Chhavi Rajawat, a two-time Sarpanch from Soda in Rajasthan, India, is a trailblazer in sustainable development. As the first MBA Sarpanch in India, she has garnered numerous accolades, including the First Ladies National Award and the Reebok's Fit To Fight Award. Chhavi is an Aspen fellow and a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum. She has participated in prestigious international programs and served as a keynote speaker at events such as the Harvard India Conference.

With a background in media, hospitality, and the telecom industry, Chhavi currently holds directorship positions with The Oberoi Group of Hotels and The Miracle Foundation. Additionally, she serves on the Advisory Boards of Bayer's South Asia Council and Vedica Scholars Programme for Women.

Chhavi's mission is to transform Soda into a model village, focusing on integrated, sustainable, and gender-balanced development. During her tenure, she brought transparency to the council office, provided access to water in drought-hit regions, promoted tree plantation, and implemented various infrastructure projects. Chhavi's second term focused on improving education quality, introducing vocational training programs, and enhancing farming practices.

She is currently working on improving farming methods and revitalizing the Eminent Girls College in Soda. Chhavi believes in empowering young students to become teachers and champions of change in their villages and communities.

Chhavi Rajawat is an inspiring leader dedicated to bridging the rural-urban divide and creating a brighter future for all.

All Sessions by Chhavi Rajawat

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
MFCC. Ta'Qali

Spotligth on Hope, Resilience and Action

Exploring real stories of sustainable change from 3 perspectives: individual, business, and society. We'll showcase how clear hope and resilience drive action at each level, offering actionable insights for creating a more sustainable future.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
MFCC, Ta'Qali

Spotlight on Water - making a splash