Unreasonable Fellows

Gayathri Vasudevan

Executive Chairperson at LabourNet

Gayathri is an Unreasonable Fellow. Gayathri has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable GOALS 2023 (Costa Rica).
Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan was cited as one of the top 50 women in business by Business Today, a leading magazine in India in the year 2017 and "Entrepreneur of the Year in Social Business Category" by Forbes India in 2018. She has been a TED speaker several times.
She has done her BA Economics honors, Delhi University, Masters in Social Work, University of Mumbai and Doctorate in Development Studies, Institute of Social Economic Change(ISEC)with 30 publications in the areas of labour and employment and gender issues to her credit.
Between 1999 and 2007, Gayathri worked for the International Labour Organization (ILO), a United Nations agency. She co­ founded LabourNet in 2006 with a vision to enable livelihoods and enhance quality of life through Education, Employability and Entrepreneurship. LabourNet has impacted about a million lives, empowering youth, men and women to earn a decent living or become profitable micro entrepreneurs