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“Women entrepreneurs are creating synergies with other women to get ahead in the game.” Soon after completing Master Degree in Media Science, with a specialization in marketing, Sagarika Dev started her own clothing label ‘Raaika’, the brand which has got the attention of online shoppers. Today, it is growing rapidly to reach an even wider range of audience.  Originally from a small hill station called Haflong in Assam, Sagarika moved to Kolkata 7 years back,…

“Being a woman, the first thing that innately comes to us is empathy and the ability to connect to a person.”  Nitu Bajwa Malladi, Nutrition and Fitness Coach describes herself as mother, a fitness freak, a former mountaineer and amateur chef. She shares her story with Shree Lahiri on how she managed to shed loads of fat and took up fitness as her goal in life. Then she worked in a fitness centre and…

Having co-founded her company – Katha Pictures just three months ago, Anshu Patni Singhi is all excited about her business venture. In an open chat with Shree Lahiri, she touches on how the idea germinated, her media background, the disruption happening around, getting used to being a woman entrepreneur and more… 1) Tell us a little about your business venture. How long ago did you start up? What has been your motivation/inspiration and what do…

“Women are multi-taskers and have a unique commonsense, should they wish to engage themselves. They should be the change agents of tomorrow.” “We need to co-exist and respect women in their entirety,” elaborated the CoFounder & Dean of The Delhi School of Communication – Prof. Ramola Kumar. This was a strong belief that she endorsed. Tracing her ‘power-packed’ performance in the education industry and in the field of Business Communication, she has made a name…

Prachi Kagzi, Founder, Little Passports India, is a travel evangelist and mother to a five year old. She is a MBA who has been in the corporate world for over 8 years and, now decided to follow her passion for kids and travel. How did the idea of becoming an entrepreneur come up in your mind? How has the journey been and where has this reached today?I traveled with my son to exotic locales and…

Rashmi Patwardhan describes herself as a “professional with a fine blend of IT & Fashion”. She set up Rush Me Fashions, after she decided to become an entrepreneur.  As she speaks about her journey to Shree Lahiri, she appears to be totally committed to the objective she had set aside for her enterprise  – “to offer an Indian traditional fashion in the most elegant and exclusive form to the clients”. 1) Tell us a little…

Technology can become a game-changer for entrepreneurs; it definitely improves productivity and can help them save time and money

It’s ‘technology’ that is celebrated on National Technology Day which falls on May 11, 2018. Highlighted on this day is the fact that it is the anniversary of 1968 Pokhran nuclear tests. It also emphasizes India’s technological advancements.

Tracing back the history, Pokhran nuclear tests were a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range. On May 11,1998

Poonam Katyal, a government registered artisan and has worked with various departments at different levels. She has been creating “papier mache” articles for last 15 years. Originally she worked out of Jaipur, but after marriage, she moved to Delhi where she continued promoting the “Papier Mache” art. Currently she is running an art and craft academy in Janak Puri, New Delhi called –  Kalakriti Creations.

In a free-wheeling conversation with Shree Lahiri, she elaborates on how she started at the very beginning and the milestones crossed in her journey…

It seems they were destined to work together and make a difference. Here, we are talking about Sangeeta Murthi Sahgal and Rosita Rabindra, who had been colleagues and friends for over 30 years. They got together and started Diversity Dialogs, where the Mission is clearly defined:   “To help organizations reap the benefits of greater gender diversity and inclusion across all levels and help women take charge of all aspects of their lives so that they can build successful careers”.

“Over the years we have shared our experiences and challenges as professionals and women who have grown to commercial and leadership roles in STEM,” shared Sangeeta. Plus they

Smita Tharoor is the founder of Tharoor Associates – a training, coaching and organisational development company. Based in London, she is a motivational keynote speaker and trainer, and her passion is the unconscious bias and how it impacts on all aspects of leadership development. Backed by a rich experience of working in the UK, India, Europe, Asia and US she has an edge with her unique understanding of the expectations and needs of different cultures. Catch her in a conversation with Shree Lahiri as she opens up on her entry into the world of entrepreneurship, the challenges faced, the future and more…

1. How did the idea of becoming an entrepreneur enter your mind? How has the journey been and where has this reached today?