We have learned that with access to credit and training, women in resource poor neighborhoods are able to take good care of their families, build assets, and live close to normal lives. All women enrolled in our micro loans program are able to take better care of their families.
Alka Subramanian, PhD
Alka Subramanian has been working as a Director/Executive Director at Power of Love since founding it in 2002. She is a strong advocate at the Foundation for empowering women and caregivers and including "love" in caring for the children as we fight the epidemic. Alka evaluates and manages the partnerships with the grassroots organizations we support, as well as coordinating all financial, legal, and reporting work.
Alka has 15 years of experience in the field of international economics and development. She has published extensively and presented her research in multiple international conferences and proceedings. Her specialization is in building business channels and small businesses. Prior to founding Power of Love, Alka was a tenured Professor of Marketing at the University of South Dakota where she taught for seven years.
She is married and has 3 wonderful children who are all very supportive of her work. She has a Ph.D in Marketing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.