“Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.”
– Oprah Winfrey
Women have had enough of the conservative society. Women are no longer afraid to take up the risky path, face the uncertainty head-on, and dream of success like never before. Women are no longer confined to the restrictions that were set up by patriarchal societies.
Today, women believe in being leaders; they are not only creators but also executors. We have Indira Nooyi, Chandra Kochhar, Ekta Kapoor, Shehnaz Husain, who have inspired the generation. Still, today we will take a voyage to the young ladies who have created a mark, built organizations, suggested solutions, and are widening and strengthening the female entrepreneurial sphere.
Anu Sridharan, CEO of Nextdrop, says, ‘ Water is our mission.’ Nextdrop works for the improvement of urban water distribution, providing reliable information through messaging. People will get a message an hour before the water arrives. It is currently working in four cities of India. Anu, formerly a Civil engineering student, is passionate about improving the health conditions of urban communities.
Our next entrepreneur wants to create a Grand Trunk Road of fashion, CEO of Lime Road, Suchi Mukherjee. Lime Road has a unique concept of 100 percent user-generated content created by its scrapbooking community and is exclusive to LimeRoad. The innovative scrapbook application allows people to select from various products, create a unique look and share it with their friends. The company has grown 600 percent in the last year.
From working in the IT sector to becoming a restaurateur, yes, it is the story of Pallavi Gupta, CEO of Mast Kalandar.
Mast Kalandar is a North Indian quick-service chain of restaurants. They serve Indian recipes with a new perspective. The idea aptly fits the Indian home meal replacement market. It has more than 40 branches working across India.
When we look for a home in India, we can get a listing, but no advice regarding construction quality and builder’s reliability. Priya Maheshwari faced the same problem when she came to India from the USA and started ProperJi. It provides buyers with objective and independent property-related advice to make an informed decision before buying a property. Today the Company has 5000 registered users.
Merely 22% of all female graduates enter the workforce in India, it may not strike you, but it surely struck Sairee. To empower women, Sairee Chahal founded Sheroes.in and Fleximoms. Sheroes.in, curates work from home jobs in India, building a community of working women, helping them find mentors and resources. The company focuses on women who are seeking a career along with work-life balance. Fleximoms connects women and mothers looking to enter or re-enter the workplace with job opportunities, information, and mentoring.
Do you like the idea of Home Salon? If yes, then let’s meet Rishika Chandan, CEO of The Home Salon. Rishika thought if we can get groceries, cabs, furniture at our doorstep, then why not a good professional and trained therapist to deliver beauty at home. She came up with the idea of the home salon; the THS provides hassle-free treatment at your doorstep. The service is currently available in Mumbai.
Sneha Raisoni, a chartered accountant by profession, left the job at an investment bank to express her creative side. Profit from Passion, and here she founded Tappu Ki Dukaan. Tappu ki Dukaan is the latest retail that offers products that can add zing to the dullest of your days. Products from her creativity include ashtrays shaped like commodes, shot glasses in cutting chai stands, pop products, provocative and suggestive playing cards, photo frames, and more.
Our next entrepreneur started a business in high school, CEO of JetSetGo. She is optimistic, hopeful, energetic, defeated cancer at 22, and wants to be among the 100 most influential women globally, Kanika Tekriwal. JetSetGo is an interactive technology-driven platform that enables users to search and charter aircraft and helicopters across India. At JetSetGo, they have got on board almost 80% of India’s private jet fleet.
Does this not amaze you? Have the entrepreneurial bug in you too? You can go to this page to know more. Quirky ideas, solutions to social problems, zest and spirit, and a triggering spark!! Women are moving with high speed up this road; their potency will win this sphere.