Name: Jeanne Devos
Founder of National Domestic Workers Movement – India
Nobel Prize nominee
What is your definition of success?
To realise your dream, to be happy and to make others happy.
As a young girl, who were your role models and why?
Bishop Helder Camara , Romero , Damiaan because they were not afraid to live for others and dream of dignity and freedom for all.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
That millions of domestic workers and children in domestic work are out of slavery and now have dignity for their work.
What are you learning now?
In solidarity to overcome trafficking of women and children. I have come to appreciate the role of kindness in life – people helping each other in tiny, everyday ways. That’s very important.
What advice would you give your 18-year old self if you met her today?
Don’t be afraid to dream, dream more than others think possible , and go for it!