Entrechat with Kavita Sharma


Women are the pillars of society and when women are empowered, the whole world is empowered. Today, Team SheAtWork engages in a tete-e-tete with one such empowered woman, Kavita Sharma. Co-Founder and CEO of Ziyyara Edutech Pvt. Ltd, a one-on-one personalized online tutoring platform, Kavita recognises the profound impact of accessible, high-quality education on individuals/communities and thus aspires to ease off the shared hardships faced by students in group classes. Having observed and personally experienced the difficulties of lengthy travel times and the loss of valuable hours in transit, she made a decisive choice to translate her vision into action, and Ziyyara was born. This online tuition platform connects students with the best teachers with just one click and thus aids in creating a thriving and impactful learning ecosystem.

Quote- The real value of online tutoring lies in its ability to democratize education, breaking
down barriers of geography, time, and resources.

Ques. What prompted you to embark on the entrepreneurial journey and why did you choose the EdTech Sector specifically?

Ans. My journey into entrepreneurship stemmed from a passion for addressing pressing societal needs. Having initially delved into ventures spanning diverse sectors like UK Mortgage and Pension Insurance, and Merchant Navy Admissions, I soon realized the profound impact that accessible, high-quality education could have on individuals and communities. This realization led me to found Ziyyara in 2018, driven by the mission to revolutionize education through technology.

Ques. What are the challenges the EdTech sector is battling currently and how are you addressing them?

Ans. The EdTech sector faces a myriad of challenges, including ensuring equitable access to education, maintaining engagement in online learning environments, and adapting to rapidly evolving technological landscapes. At Ziyyara, we address these challenges through innovative approaches such as personalized learning experiences, leveraging cutting-edge technologies like AI and AR to enhance engagement, and continuously refining our platform to cater to the evolving needs of students and educators.

Ques. What according to you, is the real value of online tutoring?

Ans.The real value of online tutoring lies in its ability to democratize education, breaking down barriers of geography, time, and resources. Online tutoring provides personalized learning experiences tailored to individual student needs, fostering deeper understanding and mastery of subjects. Additionally, it offers flexibility and convenience, allowing students to learn at their own pace and schedule, thereby empowering them to take control of their educational journey.

Ques. Where do you see yourself/your company 10 years down the line?

Ans. In a decade, I envision Ziyyara as a global leader in EdTech, synonymous with excellence in online education. We aim to expand our reach to serve diverse communities worldwide, bridging the gap in access to quality education. Additionally, I see us at the forefront of technological innovation, continually pushing the boundaries to enhance learning outcomes
and empower individuals to realize their full potential.

Ques. Any words of wisdom for budding women entrepreneurs who wish to follow in your footsteps?

Ans. For budding women entrepreneurs, my advice would be to embrace your unique perspective and strengths as a woman in the entrepreneurial landscape. Don’t be afraid to challenge conventions and carve out your path. Surround yourself with a supportive network of mentors and peers who believe in your vision and can offer guidance along the way. Remember, resilience and perseverance are key attributes that will see you through the inevitable challenges and setbacks. Stay true to your passion and purpose, and never underestimate the impact you can make as a woman in business.

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