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Meet The 12 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Of India
The theme for International Women's Day 2023 is #ChooseToChallenge, which encourages individuals to challenge gender biases and inequality
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1. Prabh Hundal, Makeup Artist
Based in Mohali, Prabh Grewal is a well-known makeup artist. With more than 6 years of experience, she guarantees to brighten every bride’s big day. She is known for flawless bridal makeovers.
Her services include party make-up, engagement and bridal make-up, hairstyles, draping, etc. She is good at concealing any dark spots and defects with her magic hand and premium makeup lines since she understands the significance of your wedding day. Get rid of all your tensions because Prabh Grewal is trained to tour the cities and provide your friends and family with a wonderful and calming experience.
2. Dt. Komal Patel, Clinical Nutritionist, Fit India Ambassador, Founder of Diet Studio
She is one of the best Nutritionist and Diabetic Educator based out of Ahmedabad. Dietitian Komal Patel focuses on diets that provide optimum health and nutrition. She provides online diet consultation for services like: Weight Loss Program, Fat Loss, Weight Gain, Diabetes Management, and Diet for Diabetes, Therapeutic Programs in Specific Disorder, Diet for overweight, Diet for Nursing Mothers & Diet during Pregnancy and other disease management.
3. Dr. Alekya Singapore, Founder, The Skin Sensé, Skin and Hair Clinics
Based in Hyderabad, Dr. Alekya Singapore is a renowned experienced Dermatologist and Cosmetologist. The founder of The Skin Sense, Skin and Hair Clinics, she has been successfully running her clinic since 2018 with her profound knowledge in the field of dermatology and cosmetology. Her Instagram page is a powerhouse of information, as she always tries to educate her audience through her content. The young dermatologist has more than 80k followers, and her content has been helping thousands of people.
4. Vijaya Belavadi, Co-Founder, Hype Luxury
India has seen the rise of female entrepreneurs in the past couple of years. These women have proved that they can match the success of their male counterparts. One such entrepreneur is Vijaya Belavadi. She worked in senior leadership positions at Accenture and Hp before stepping into the world of entrepreneurship.
Vijaya, along with her brother, Raghav Belavadi has changed the luxury rental car business landscape of India with her sheer grit and determination, with the launch of Hype luxury mobility. Speaking about Hype, Vijaya said “our ability to focus laser sharp on our vision whatever it may be irrespective of any gender, caste or creed defines the progress of our nation and not just for women”. She is also the president of WICCI, wherein she encourages other women entrepreneurs and helps them fulfill their business dreams.
5. Divyani Singhania, Founder, NUSKAA
The all-natural skin and hair care brand NUSKAA was founded in 2014 by Divyani Singhania. She asserts that the Original Dadi Ma Ka Nuskha can assist numerous people in regaining their thick hair and radiant complexion.
After expanding her knowledge of herbology and developing some exquisite traditional recipes, she made the decision to publicise them under the name NUSKAA. Divyani seeks to raise public awareness about the gradual, but certain, and long-lasting effects of pure, natural products, which do not harm the skin.
6. Aanchal Nagar, Founder, Didot.Co
Aanchal Nagar a young visionary who, at the age of 25, took the risk of starting her own business, Didot.Co, and channelled her passion for luxury brand consulting, social media marketing, and digital PR. The young entrepreneur is multifaceted and manages brand positioning, influencer and celebrity marketing and product launches to present a brand's best self to the appropriate target audiences through social media platforms. She developed a mentality of always striving to be the best version of herself, became financially independent at a young age, and continues to instill in all the women in her life.
7.DR. NATASHA SHETTY, Founder & Medical Director – Skin Series
Dr. Natasha Shetty is a Cosmetic Dermatologist and an Aesthetic and Anti-aging Physician. Dr. Shetty established Skin Series, a cutting-edge skin clinic that provides individualised treatment plans in addition to retail skincare products. She obtained her medical training in Mumbai, followed by a Master's degree in Clinical Dermatology from Wales, UK, and a Fellowship in Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine from an American Academy, which required her to study in Miami, USA, and Dubai, UAE, respectively. She makes sure that each consultation includes not only medical guidance but also counselling, a discussion of long-ignored issues, and an effort to present a fresh take on beauty as the industry develops here.
8. Aashumi Mahajan, Partner – TLM Consultancy & Co-Founder – The Luxe Maison
Aashumi Mahajan has been one of the pioneers of the E-commerce industry in India. She began her media job at the age of 18 and has worked with more than 500 brands and designers over the course of her 12-year career. She is a co-founder of the E-commerce website The Luxe Maison and a partner at TLM Consultancy. "Convenience and curation—the selection of brands that are expert in culture and tradition-driven craftsmanship from around the world and are value-driven as well—are two essential elements for any customer when it comes to retail, especially when it comes to luxury retail.”, says Aashumi Mahajan.
9. Archana Choudhary, Founder, Pomcha Jaipur
Archana choudhary is an MBA graduate & fashion designer by profession. It was not easy for her to come up as an entrepreneur. She got married in her early 20’s and became a mother soon. She started this journey in 2020 and is now advancing it by facing all the ups and downs without fear. She is tenacious and highly driven, working to broaden POMCHA with innovative ideas & new philosophies. Archana proved everyone wrong by appearing as a shining diamond despite coming from a state that is lacking in opportunities for women to develop.
Her husband, Suresh, has been her steadfast pillar of strength throughout this arduous journey. Suresh has both an MBBS and an MD, and serves as the business's finance advisor. They have a special affinity tower in the Rajasthani Culture.
10. Niyoshi Shah, Partner – TLM Consultancy & Co-Founder – The Luxe Maison
Niyoshi Shah, a businesswoman from Mumbai with 9 years of experience in the global media sector, has effectively launched luxury, premium, and niche brands all over the world. She is a partner at TLM Consultancy and, along with her sister, co-founded the e-commerce site The Luxe Maison. Niyoshi, a management graduate, gained first-hand experience developing press relations for Indian couture brands before starting her own public relations firm at the age of 25.
She routinely travels to luxury hotel properties to review their latest launches and writes for luxuryfacts.com. In order to effectively fit the brand's growth trajectory, "WE CONCEPTUALISE UNIQUE PR STRATEGIES AND COMMUNICATION DOCTRINES. THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OUR CLIENTS' REACH AND REPUTATION IS THE GOAL", says Niyoshi Shah.
11. Khushboo, Co-Founder, The Little Black Bow
Boo aka Khushboo is a young, driven person who began her career as a fashion designer at a young age. Later, she launched her own brand, "The Little Black Bow," which is now one of the most sought-after names in the business. Boo's academic qualifications include a degree in fashion design from the SNDT University in Mumbai, as well as coursework in apparel building and creative writing at the LCF summer programme.
The brand's specialty is hand-woven textiles and hand-embroidered clothing. She is making every effort to preserve traditional crafts like hand embroidery and weaving. She developed a distinctive identity for herself and the brand after overcoming many obstacles along the way.
12. Kirandeep Dham, CEO Globus Infocom Limited
Kirandeep initiated her business venture Globus Infocom in 2001 with her husband, Ashish Dham. Under her leadership, the company has made significant strides in advancing the adoption of technology in education & other sectors. She along with her competent team is able to bring digital transformation in education and is effectively bridging the digital divide.
The digital solutions offered by Globus are meaningful & cost-effective which enable users to use technology with great ease. Globus Infocom creates a highly inspiring culture based on strong work ethics & transparency. Globus has provided multiple opportunities supporting women empowerment and offers plenty of career options for young people.