Nidhi Agarwal is the founder of Kaaryah , a brand of western, non-casual wear for Indian women,aims to provide the best possible fit with its 18 sizes. On the way to the airport for a client meeting, she spilled coffee on herself and struggled to replace her shirt with a simple white shirt of a right fit at the mall.
That experience triggered her to found Kaaryah. Meena Ganesh, CEO of Portea Medical , a provider of home healthcare services in India, is a woman who has donned many entrepreneurial hats. After five years with Tesco, she joined Tutorvista, an online tutoring company founded by her husband, as a co-promoter.
Leveraging her more than eight years of experience in the aviation industry, Kanika realised the frustration of customers while dealing with charter brokers and operator due to the fact that due to sheer lack of transparency and non-availability of charter planes, customers pay astronomical amounts. It was from here, that the idea to develop JetSetGo started. JetSetGo is fundamentally re-defining the private aviation business, by seamlessly creating marketplaces that join the dots between charter customers and operators on one hand and service providers with operators on the other.
For Kanika who has beaten cancer to and is now entering unchartered territory, the flight to greater heights has just begun. With the advent of on-demand marketplaces, almost any errand can be run at the swipe of a hand. The startup has raised recently raised its seed funding led by a group of angel investors mostly ex-Myntra executives.
Given her experience of more than 15 years in the travel space, it was but natural that Nidhi Varma would do something in that domain when it came to starting her own venture. And she did. The mobile app provides an in-depth and highly researched audio visual guide to world famous monuments and attractions such as the Taj Mahal, Statue of Liberty, The Colosseum, Eiffel Tower and Angkor Wat, as well as modern monuments like the Burj Khalifa. This year, Guiddoo, raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from a group of angel investors.
Shweta has also worked with the restaurant discovery platform, Zomato, in the International Operations team where she oversaw the launch of the business into several new geographies. In , they came together to set off in a new direction, launching their own investment firm Sol Primero. YourDOST is a technology startup of a unique kind- it aims to establish a unique platform for mental wellbeing and emotional support. The startup connects experts to people who look to discuss any kind of emotional issues, while providing them required anonymity.
The startup aims to create awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental wellness in our society. Richa is confident that technology combined with empathy and right kind of experts will go a long way in helping people going through a various emotional and mental challenges and equipping them to better deal with it. She started her career with the Clinton administration where she helped women entrepreneurs raise funding for their ideas.
Later, she worked at Centra software in Boston before returning to India. Delhi-based Mydala is a marketing portal which connects merchants and consumers and allows users to purchase offers from different brands via ecommerce.
The startup recently made headlines when it was reported that Chinese internet search giant, Baidu, is interested in buying majority stake in the company. At a young age of 16, Swati obtained a scholarship to study in Singapore, and had pursued her graduation from London School of Economics. Associated with various startup and tech initiatives, such as the Nasscom 10, girls in tech, Sheroes and TiE, Swati is also well known for her social media activities.
The cherry on top came later when Ratan Tata had invested in the company before it was out to raise its series C round. Priya Maheshwari — a master degree holder from University of Pennsylvania. She had worked as a policy expert in New York and later moved to Bangalore.
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She co-founded Properji. The startup aims to introduce transparency and professionalism in the property market. With features like Fraud Protection Scheme and Buy-back Guarantee, the startup claims to provide research based facts to guide the buyer to buy the perfect house of their dreams. As early as in , the startup had close to users, and had helped its users to buy properties worth over INR 20 Cr. Radhika co-founded Shopclues.
They have close to 33, partners and are expanding tremendously. A veteran in the field of financial planning with an experience spanning over 25 years, Falguni, eventually, quit her job to be an entrepreneur. She launched Nykaa — a women centric ecommerce portal providing beauty and wellness products in April Focused on providing the best beauty and wellness products, the startup targets the urban women of the modern India. A graduate from St. Working with celebrities like Suzanne Khan, Malaika Arora Khan and Bipasha Basu, the startup has further plans to expand its celebrity portfolio, and to create virtually real-time environment for its users, with the expertise of top celebrities in the industry.
CultureAlley provides audio-visual lessons to help its users learn language at the comfort of their homes. Personalised in real-time to serve to the needs of the user, it can be accessed even while browsing Facebook or Twitter. The startup has a userbase of over thousand users in countries, around the globe. Sairee, the founder of Sheroes. Sheroes helps women find a suitable job.
The main features include customer relationship management, inventory, delivery, take-away and table orders. The web-based service provider had raised approximately INR 3 Cr. Limeroad, a fashion discovery portal,provides users with latest range of products and accessories, 80 percent of which are unique to their own portal. One the most common taboos is Menstruation, but with time, it is getting the attention that is needed for the society to accept the fact and talk openly about it.
One such initiative has been taken by Aditi Gupta. As organizations have become more welcoming and, in many cases, keenly interested in actively recruiting diverse employees there is much discussion about what constitutes an inclusive workplace. This is a challenge for many organizations at the local and national levels.
When organizations go global, or have an international mix of diverse employees at a single location, inclusion takes on added complexity through additional layers of cultural considerations such as language, local cultural norms, and sometimes greater divides in socio-economic privileges among employees. What is the ultimate goal of talent management? The answer depends on whom you ask within the field. For recruiters, they may say it is to find the best people for the job. For trainers, developing employees for success in their current and future roles may be the end goal.
At the HR director level, the goal may be retention and succession planning for the best and brightest.
But all of these facets have one very important t. It is essentially an insurance policy for making experiential learning successful. Since these activities typically involve a high degree of personal and organizational investment of time and resources, their design is critical for return on investment. Planning is important, but it is how your plans translate into reality that builds your reputation. Last month, we chatted about what global leaders need to know—Intellectual Capital, Psychological Capital, and Social Capital--and where to start with their development—by leveraging development opportunities and tools already in your organization.
If you have read anything about leadership in the last 10 years, the case for leadership at all levels of an organization is clear. Executives, managers, and employees must all use personal leadership skills in their various functions and departments to accomplish goals and build relationships along the way. Curiously, though, we are hesitant to widely embrace the notion of global leadership.
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Skip to main content. Experts cite a number of possible reasons, including timing and return-on-investment. Most MBA programs mandate several years of experience in the workplace before applying, making the average age of a first-year student at Research shows that men with an MBA go on to out-earn their female counterparts as their careers progress. USC Marshall program administrators point to laying the groundwork over the past few years that increased messaging to prospective students and strengthened the applicant pool. The women in particular were extraordinarily well prepared. More stories about: Diversity , Graduate Programs.
Trojans visit the Pacific Northwest, where they talk about the business behind sports. A USC Marshall team bound for Manila spends countless hours conducting interviews for a pivotal paper.