CEOs of several app-based companies share their experiences from the grassroots level to making it big
Mumbai, December 10, 2015: SHEROES, an online platform providing a career destination for women from all walks of professional life, urged working women all over the country to take over Digital India at the successful second edition of its tri-city event, SHEROES Summit in Mumbai’s Novotel Hotel, Juhu. Several businesswomen attended the Summit themed on ‘Women Make Digital India’, focusing on the emergence of women's entrepreneurship in the country.They shared their experiences of building a business ground up and achieving success through sheer hard work and resilience. Renowned Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra who juggles several other roles of a businesswoman, author and mother, was one of the eminent speakers at the event.
The SHEROES Summit is a platform that connects women professionals to businesses. It deliberates upon potential career paths, transformation, growth opportunities and professional journeys of successful trend-makers and women entrepreneurs.
Commenting on the event’s success in Mumbai, Sairee Chahal, Founder and CEO, SHEROES.in said, “For all the educated and career-oriented women in the country, the thrust towards a Digital India comes as a turning point in their future growth. Access to digital advances is a boon to them, particularly for those who cannot engage in a typical 9 to 5 job yet wish to continue their careers. We at SHEROES.in have been assisting women to take charge of their present and future, and contribute to their families and the society. Through this summit, we intend to help women stay engaged in businesses in the burgeoning digital landscape.”
The event saw a line-up of emerging businessmen and women like Dr N.S Rajan (Group Executive Council & Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Sons), Sid Talwar (Co-founder, Lightbox), Shikha Uberoi (Co-founder, Indi.com), Raghav Mimani (Founder, Nischint Technologies), Debadutta Upadhyaya (Co-founder and CEO, Timsaverz.com), Rechna Chawla (Coach, Managing Consultant, YSC) and Upasana Makati (Founder, Whiteprint).
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Chairperson, Best Deal TV said, "The working women of this country often face challenges in the pursuit of their career, and it is a good thing that SHEROES is taking up their cause and providing them the opportunity to further their professional aspiration without having to worry about 9-5 cycle. At the same time, they take care of their personal commitment. I can understand the challenges because I am a professional, mother and wife too.
We at Best Deal TV, understood the vast potential of SHEROES and therefore tied up with SHEROES.in."
The next summit will take place in Bangalore on 16th December.
SHEROES is the career destination for women from all walks of professional life. It’s the only platform that provides the career eco-system for women with opportunities of various work formats – full time, flex work options, entrepreneurial work options, internships, projects etc. The SHEROES Community has access to high growth career resources, mentorship and support. SHEROES engages with businesses to help them connect with female talent in form of employees, partners, customers and business owners.
Women join SHEROES.in community by creating a profile. They then explore opportunities, consume career content, connect with mentors or participate in various activities and career events. The idea of SHEROES evolved from Sairee’s previous venture Fleximoms which had started as a pilot for women on career break, to identify flex work options, work from home or those who were looking for more friendly opportunities. SHEROES.in is a platform product built around career and life stages of women and assists them throughout their career in terms of work opportunities that best fit their lives, career resources and mentorship. SHEROES.in is built on the principle that you are a job seeker a few times in your life but your career is forever.