Competing with over 5,000 applicants from 56 countries and 40+ award categories, Bimla Devi has transcended the boundaries of culture, design, gender and most importantly personal struggle when she won the German design award.
Bimla is a humble weaver from Aaspura, Rajasthan. She married young but tragedy struck when her husband passed away right before the birth of their second child.
From a weaver to an artisan and an award-winning designer, now she has dedicated herself to empowering other women in her community and rural villages across India.
A huge salute to our Queen, Bimla.