Arunachalam Muruganantham

  • Event Start: 11th February 2020, 8:00pm
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Social Entrepreneur & 'Pad Man'


Arunachalam Muruganantham is a social entrepreneur famous for inventing a low-cost production process for sanitary pads, and increasing awareness of and access to hygienic menstruation practices in rural India.  In 2018, he was featured in the Academy Award-winning documentary Period: End of Sentence, and had his life story adapted into the Bollywood film Pad Man.  He is currently trying to expand his sanitary pad-making machines to other developing countries