Ms. Salonie Muralidhara Hiriyur

Senior Coordinator at SEWA Cooperative Federation


Salonie works as a Senior Coordinator at SEWA Cooperative Federation. The Federation provides support services to women’s cooperatives and collectives in areas like capacity building, business development and marketing, communication, finance and digital inclusion. Salonie has been working on developing ways to sustainably include informal women workers and their cooperatives in the digital space. She works with partners like the ILO, IDRC, IT for Change and the Platform Cooperativism Consortium and others to design, develop and analyse these platforms for women workers. In the past, Salonie has worked in the research department of the ILO in Geneva. She graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with a degree in gender and development.