Aparna Arora hopes to create a world where people dare to offer equity and unconditional dignity to one another. She sees social entrepreneurship, financial innovation and participative policymaking as powerful change agents. Aparna strives to make her vision a reality through her NYC-based volunteer positions with a social enterprise creating solutions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, a fair trade non-profit and a network of gender professionals. During travels across India, she developed a deep love for handicrafts and the artisans behind them. Her wardrobe houses a collection of handwoven scarves, sarees and knitted toys from around the world.