The making of an EntrepreNaari.

Everyone sees their success. But few people know what it took for them to get where they are today. Here are their stories— the journey, the detours, the wins and losses. Read on.


Saffron Creatives
‘You have two small children. Why are you leaving them behind?’ ‘Your kids will start their new school sessions soon. Shouldn’t you be with them?….Read More

When she was a young girl, Dr. Ranjani Narayan met a revolutionary woman, who was to have a huge impact on her career. She was an elderly lady….Read More

Prachi Gaggar (formerly known as Priti Parwal) was quite disgruntled when her father got her enrolled for a home science degree in a college far away ….Read More

Srishty Jain was never a stranger to non-traditional learning paths. Growing up, she saw her mother return to school after 14 years of marriage ….Read More

When Smita Ram was in college, she was sure she had found her calling in journalism and media. She studied ….Read More

Farm Didi
Bahar jayegi nahi toh duniya kaise dekhegi?’ (If you don’t venture away from home, how will you see the world?)….Read More

Epoch homes
Neha Sinha enjoyed the kind of childhood that most people only experience during their summer vacations! She lived with her ….Read More

It all started when jacintha jayachandran went back to her old school. She wanted to give something back to the institute that ….Read More

Founder, Paalaguttapalle Bags
We sustain lives; we sustain families. The more we grow, the more we can support our village’s livelihood and economic sustainability.….Read More

Childhood, for a sportsperson, is not just fun and games. Ask Jyot Rekhi. As a girl, Jyot was ….Read More

Sharda Agarwal’s first job earned her a lot of teasing (and envy) from her friends! She had just completed her MBA and landed a ….Read More

There are many reasons to start a company, but there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and that is to change the world. This is the belief that drives ….Read More

Founder, Good Good Piggy
That was the first question Purva Aggarwal was asked at Shark Tank India. This was not the first time she had faced scepticism over her age. What followed was a brutal….Read More

Shubhra Tandon stood in front of a demolished building with just one thought in mind – that this had to work. There was no other option. The year was 1985 and the demolished building was to….Read More

Insurance Samadhan
Don’t worry Ma, do what you want to do. Do what makes you happy.’ These words of support from her children gave Shilpa Arora the courage to give up her 22-year long career in Pharma sales and start her….Read More

Yeshoda was working from home one day when she saw her mother sifting through flowers for the daily Puja. It was a very familiar sight – she had seen her mother do this every day. But it was only now ….Read More

As an army wife who had to move frequently, Sonali Singh Rao never imagined she would be able to pursue a career, let alone start a business. Posted in a remote area in Arunachal Pradesh with no intern….Read More

Founders, Vishwasa
When Rhea Thakkal was in 9th grade, a new girl joined her school — a girl who was her opposite in every way. Ankitha Reddy Vontela was emotional whereas Rhea was level-headed. Ankitha was ….Read More

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