“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made Mothers.” this is a well-read quote cited by English poet and novelist Rudyard Kipling. Whether we are in the best moments of our life or our at bad times are mothers are whom we long for. She is the buddy in our lives and the one who runs our world. Raising kids is not an easy job. But raising kids while establishing and managing a business is even harder. Despite every hardship in life, these 5 mom entrepreneurs are rocking and running highly successful business without losing the sight of their families.
Shalini Bhattacharya, Founder & Executive Leadership Coach, White Ray
Shalini Bhattacharya is the Founder and Executive Leadership Coach at White Ray, and a mother of a 2.5 year old son . She is an executive leadership Coach. Shalini has left no stone unturned in making herself truly capable of changing lives through her in-depth knowledge and accreditations within this domain. Through her journey to understand how emotions impact individual behavior, she has been able to single handedly establish White Ray, through which she has dedicated herself to serving people to bring out their ultimate best. She also empowers mothers to She also makes sure that she spends time with her son and molds him to a good human being.
Neha Bagaria, Founder & CEO, Jobs For Her
Neha took a 3.6-year break in her career when she had her children. During this personal journey, she became aware of the various difficulties a woman faces in order to re-enter the workforce. This also opened her eyes to the accomplished and qualified women around her who stopped working for personal reasons such as marriage, motherhood or elderly care, and then never returned to the workforce. Neha started delving into the reasons behind this female brain drain and it became clear that there are many re-entry challenges that need to be addressed in India. These range from requiring flexibility, regaining confidence, retraining, overcoming biases and changing mindsets. It made her determined to enable other women to restart their careers and connect them with whatever they require to do so. Hence, she founded JobsForHer on International Women’s Day, March 2015
JobsForHer is a dedicated career platform to accelerate women’s careers by enabling them to start, restart, and rise in their careers. From women who have never worked before but bring a world of experience to the table from the life experiences they have been managing, to women who took a break to look after their families, to women who are driven, ambitious, and focused on rising in their careers, JobsForHer is the only platform in India that is committed to their professional success, no matter their life stage.
Rupali Ambegaonkar,CEO, TCW tea Pvt ltd
Rupali gave up her flourishing career in the medical profession when she had a daughter. After being a homemaker for five years, she got motivated to start something on her own during her sabbatical. That was when she came up with the idea of the Tea Culture of the World.TCW Pvt Ltd is a contemporary tea brand that brings the exotic and finest whole leaf tea blends from India and around the world. Today, TCW Tea Pvt Ltd has a presence in over 200 stores across top retailers and an ever-growing loyal customer base. Dr. Rupali aims to grow her business in India and overseas.Rupali sacrificed her profession to beget her passion. For taking risks and being a gutsy mom, Rupali Ambegaonkar takes the fourth place in our Mothers’ Day mom entrepreneurs of India list
Swati Khandelwal, Founder, The Marigold Diairies
The Marigold Diaries is a trousseau packing service provider that offers you with a wide range of gift packing services. Baby announcements, Weddings and Baby showers are celebrated with a lot of ceremonies and entertaining events. There is a lot of planning that goes into these events preparations. As these events are special and close to the family’s heart. Any theme can come to life with just the right elements . One of the most important element is choosing the right gift and making it more presentable with the right packaging. Being a mother of two, Swati Khandelwal customizes gifts for such events. She adds a dose of magic to these events with the customized gifts.
Suchi Mukherjee- Founder & CEO, Limeroad
Before Suchi Mukherjee moved to India and set up e-commerce fashion website LimeRoad, she was involved in scaling up technology businesses in the UK, having held top jobs at eBay, Skype, and Gumtree. LimeRoad was the inception of an idea that came to the former investment banker after the birth of her son Aadit when she was on maternity leave. With the concept in place for a women’s online lifestyle platform, where one could access the vast array of amazing products, the challenge of turning entrepreneur with two young children to take care of had just started. From leaving behind her son who was a few months old then, and daughter Myra in London with her husband, and traveling every month to India for 15 days, it was a tough year for the family. And while she knows that there are many ‘mom things’ she misses in trying to be a successful entrepreneur, being a parent, on the other hand, gives her an enormous corpus of learning on dealing with people.