Milan 2023

 United Methodist Church, 6315 Mason Montgomery Road, Mason, OH

5:00 pm Sunday, October 29th.

Talk by world-renowned expert 

 “Women Farmers Transform their Lives and Transform Agriculture” . 

Seema Kulkarni

Seema Kulkarni is a tireless advocate for farmers and women’s rights.  

Seema holds MA degree in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She is one of the founding members of Society for Promoting Participative Eco-system Management, Pune (SOPPECOM). She is presently a Senior Fellow in SOPPECOM, Pune and co-ordinates the gender and rural livelihoods activities within the organisation. She has co-ordinated various studies and programmes around decentralisation, gender and land, water and sanitation. She has published several articles/book chapters around issues of gender, water, sanitation and rural livelihoods. She has been associated with Stree Mukti Sangharsh Chalwal, the movement for the rights of Single women in Western Maharashtra, India and is involved in the Coalition of women's groups in Maharashtra, Stree Mukti Andolan Sampark Samiti.

She is a prominent leader of MAKAAM (Mahila Kisan Adhikar Manch) Forum for women farmers' rights, and anchoring the network at the Maharashtra level. 


Snacks and Dinner Included


Acclaimed Local Band

Jhoom 513 is Cincinnati's first ever Indian musical band that was formed when a bunch of professionals who couldn't just get enough of Indian and South Asian music, and had to pursue their passion amidst their schedule juggling their careers and family. The band wanted to keep its origin and the genre intact in its name, and hence the 513 (Cincinnati's Area Code), and of course it promises to get you to Jhooooooooooooooooommmmmmm, every time it performs to entertain you 

Since 1991, AID (Association for India’s Development) has supported grassroots development projects in India.  AID has received the Times of India Social Impact Award and the highest 4-star Rating by Charity Navigator.  AID is volunteer-driven and > 95% of the raised funds goes towards projects.

Since 1997, the Cincinnati chapter of AID was student-led and is now community-based.  The chapter supports six projects across India.