Amita Devi: A Woman Leader from Bihar, India

Amita Devi, elected president of her panchayat (village council) in one of India's poorest states - is one of 78,000 elected women leaders in India trained by The Hunger Project. Against enormous odds she has achieved tremendous progress in her village. She was a featured speaker at The Hunger Project's 2010 Fall Event in New York - watch her remarks.