Meet the Experts

Sonya   Vajifdar
Fashion Designer

Sonya Vajifdar is a renowned fashion designer. She was a part of esteemed French Fashion House. She was asked to start the pre-London Fashion Week in 2010.

Sheela   Seharawat
Dietician, WomenPlanet

She started her career in the Indian Army hospital as a dietitian and her journey in health and fitness starts from here and still she is serving the people and believe to offer the best guidance on health and wellness.

Sheela always says – ‘Let Your Diet Work for You’. She aims to spread the message of wellness and the art of dieting through her clinics across various parts of the globe. Ms. Sheela Seharawat dedication work towards spreading healthy lifestyle awareness among the mass is commendable and she keeps on providing relentless services to fitness and health relevantly.

Arati   Shah
Nutritionist

Arati Shah, a qualified and a practicing Diet & Nutrition Consultant is the co-founder and Principal Nutritionist of Cafe Nutrition, a company which delivers bespoke Nutrition & Diet Planning services to Individuals, Corporates, Children & Sportspersons.

Parminder Kaur   Sharma
Parenting Expert, Author and Blogger

Mrs. Parminder Kaur Sharma is a writer, blogger and a Banker.
Being an Engineer by qualification gives her the advantage of seeing everything with an analytical perspective. She offers practical solutions to the issues being faced by our society today, through her writing. It’s her this positive attitude along with her passion about relationships and parenting that led her to pen down a self help and parenting book ‘From Monkeying to Parenting’.
She is working in a public sector bank for more than a decade and has also studied Child Psychology and Developmental Psychology. She has been an active participant in various workshops and seminars motivating the society to help them lead a life full of happiness and bliss. She shares her perspective and useful tips of her parenting journey through her blog Https://parminderksharma.wordpress.com
You can reach out to her at [email protected]

Swati   Sahoo
Wine, Spirits and Food Professional

A journalist and an avid blogger, Swati considers writing as a powerful tool with which one can provide lot of information to their interested genre of readers. Her interest in food, wine and spirits and journalism took her to pursue a career in this field and led her to begin her very own blog, Nosh 'n' Plonk.

Mr Mehrab   Irani
Financial Expert

Mehrab Irani, the General Manager, Investments, at Tata Investment Corporation, Mumbai. He has a total of 14 years of experience in investment research, portfolio management, investment banking, dealing and global research on US and European financial services sector and credit markets.

Mrinalinee   Mukherjee
Makeup & Hair Stylist, Certified Yoga Expert

I am Mrinalinee Mukherjee, a makeup artist and a hair stylist who has had the privilege to work in more than 15 feature films, about 150 advertisements and almost all stars, celebrities and famous people, including the entire Indian cricket team.

Clarks Exotica   Convention Resort and Spa
Resort & Spa

Clarks Exotica is situated on a property spread over 70 acres. The resort has 141 intelligently designed rooms and suites, and an extensive collection of banquet halls, activities and accompanying sports facilities like table tennis, basketball, cricket, swimming pool and more. It has 11 banquet halls, which can accommodate corporate events, board meetings, large and small format events and weddings. Ocean Convention Centre, spread over 50,000 sq. ft., is one of Bengaluru’s largest event spaces.
With 14 treatment rooms, offering Ayurveda, Western, Thai and Hydrotherapies Clarks Exotica has one of the most extensive spa, Seventh Heaven, in India. Clarks Exotica has a restaurant, a bar and a coffee shop, each offering varied cuisines.

Shalini   Bhargava
Fitness, Director of JG's Fitness Center

Witnessing people flourish outside the four walls of a fitness centre owing to the sheer hard work done inside the gym is what makes Shalini’s fitness journey a pleasurable one.

Having been in the fitness industry for twenty years, enhanced with in-depth knowledge of fitness, she has not only mastered the nuances but also gained a holistic perspective about this field. She stalwartly believes that a person need not necessarily be slim but should understand the importance of fitness and must adopt a healthy lifestyle by making exercise and lifestyle changes an integral part of it.

Holding a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management, Mumbai, she also holds various certifications from reputed International Associations

Neopel   Bioscience
Genetic Testing Smplified

Neopel offers a huge range of genetic tests to improve the life of all newborns. We have a team of highly experienced professionals of over 10 years.

Shivani   Patil
Educationist

Mrs Shivani Vijay Patil is the vision behind Pushpankur School of Autism, where she contributes to the society by providing a nurturing atmosphere to the special kids. Her values of integrity & excellent team work lie in the fact that she is a sportswoman, leading the woman's cricket team at the University. Her inclination towards cultural activities is seen at all the events organised at the D Y Patil Stadium & throughout the University.
Ms. Shivani Vijay Patil is a positive and meticulous individual who impresses one and all with her pleasing personality. AsI walk away with the feeling in my mind, after having interacted with this magnificent lady, that the most beautiful thing a woman can wear is her confidence & intelligence. She is the mother to three lovely children, a mentor to all the staff of the University, a teacher to the students, an affectionate homemaker and somebody who everyone seeks guidance and advice from!

Mukta   Shah
Face Reader, Handwriting Analyst and Tarot card Reader

Mukta Shah is a Professional Tarot card Reader, Face Reader and Handwriting Analyst since 2008. She has been trained under Mrs.GooliBejanDaruwalla for honing her Tarot Card reading skills & has learnt Handwriting analysis and Face reading by reading exhaustive books specializing in these subjects. She believes learning is a never ending process and hence, plans to continuously update herself with the progresses in these topics that interest her & also learn other aspects of Divination.

Whats happening across the Planet

From a Working Independent Woman To a Married Slave!
Marriage

I request each and every woman out there to read my story and never blindly trust anyone, especially when you are planning to find a life partner for marriage. Take your time, do some background checking and only then choose your life partner wisely.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Summer Fashion: 5 Basics You Need In Your Wardrobe
Summer Fashion Cover

With so many red carpet trends making their way to the streets, no wardrobe is complete without the basics. These are the items that help you create multiple outfit opportunities. From a plain white t-shirt to the denim shorts, they are the essentials of every summer wardrobe.

Guest Author - WomenPlanet
Be The Change, Be The Revolution – Switch to Pink Premium Pads
Pink Premium Pads

Made out of completely natural and organic materials, the Pink Premium pads are high absorbent ultra thin pads that are 100% biodegradable. Giving your sensitive vagina a chance to breathe air even during your periods.

Founder & Editor, Women Planet
Choosing Unique Jewellery For your Special Someone on Valentine’s Day!
Valentines day gift
From the Expert

Sweethearts all around the world are gearing up to shout their love from the rooftops. From sparkling earrings to elegant bracelets, there’s something for that special someone no matter how long the two of you have been together. Choosing a gift for your lady love can be intimidating.

Jeweller and Owner of Avama Jewellers
Rose and Quinoa Pudding
ROSE AND QUINOA PUDDING
From the Expert

Try this absolutely delectable and healthy rose flavoured quinoa pudding with the goodness of coconut milk, sweetened with organic jaggery, garnished with lightly toasted and slivered Almonds, pistachio nuts and dried, edible rose petals .

Chef, Food Author
The Ultimate List Of Vitamin C Foods For Healthy Teeth
Vitamin C

The more care you take of your teeth, the better they will look like. This is why it is important that one should keep a regular check on their teeth and try to do teeth exercises so that the teeth remain healthy.

Guest Author
As A Woman How Can I Reduce The Risk Of Common Cancers Especially Gynaecological Cancers?
Cancer Patient
From the Expert

The most common cancers in Indian women are Breast, Cervical, Colorectum, Ovary, Lip and Oral cancer. Until a few years ago, cervical cancer was the most common cancer in Indian women. However, this has been overtaken by breast cancer especially in the metros, for reasons poorly understood.

MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London) FACOG (USA) Director – Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Chairperson - Medical Council Committee - Fortis La Femme Senior Consultant and HOD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Mother- Daughter: Ovarian Cancer Risk
Mother Daughter Cancer
From the Expert

Hereditary Cancers include Ovarian, Breast, Endometrial, Prostate, and Colorectal that areassociated with various syndromes like Lynch Syndrome, Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Syndrome, and Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.

Consultant Gynecological & Robotic Onco-Surgeon, SL. Raheja Hospital- A Fortis Associate
Ovarian Cancer In Diabetic Patients
Ovarian Cancer and Diabetes
From the Expert

Ovarian cancer is the third most common gynecological cancer in Indian women. The most common gynecological cancer is breast followed by cervical cancer. Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system and every normal woman has two ovaries, one on either side of the uterus.

MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London) FACOG (USA) Director – Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Chairperson - Medical Council Committee - Fortis La Femme Senior Consultant and HOD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Importance of Self-motivation
Self-Motivation
From the Expert

Was a very interesting comment made by a parent this morning, “I wish my child would be motivated to complete any-thing taken up without us coaxing and cajoling. She just does not seem to realise the importance of self-motivation, her attitude is, if not this, something else – why bother?!”

Educationist
Make Your Small Space Attractive by These 6 Ideas
Smart Small Space

Apartments have become really small, barely fitting in a bedroom and a kitchen and thus tend to have a very cramped and congested atmosphere. On top of that, despite the lack of space, there seems to be no end to furniture and other goods. However, there are some tips and tricks that can be followed to make a small room appear bigger and more spacious.

Team Women Planet
Sewing Safety Tips: Staying Safe in the Sewing Room
Sewing Safety Tips

Sewing isn’t a hazardous activity. In fact, it is one of the best ways you can express your creativity in a relaxing manner. However, since you have to work with sharp objects like needles and shears which can be dangerous, you need to take some safety precautions while in the sewing room.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Finding the Most Reliable Hair Extensions Supplier For You
Hair Extensions

Most of us women are very careful when it comes to our hair. After all, hair is one of the most attractive features of the face that not only adds to the overall attractiveness but also boosts confidence. We’ll do anything in our power to have beautiful and healthier hair.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Pregnant? Make Sure You Have These Newborn Essentials!
Newborn Essentials

So, you’ve embarked on the magical journey of motherhood? A big and hearty congratulations!This is one of the most exciting and awaited moments for first-time parents. And as the due date comes closer, your planning for the newborn accelerates. Like every other parent, you too would love to purchase essentials before the baby is born. This helps in being prepared for the arrival of your little one.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
The BBQ Boost: A 2019 Guide to BBQ Cooking
BBQ Guide

Choosing your grill is important as it will set the tone for your barbecue cooking for years to come. If you already have a grill, it is worth learning more about it, so that you can take advantage of all it has to offer.

Team Women Planet
Staying Faithful To Your Diet This Wedding Season
Indian Wedding Diet
From the Expert

Few things have the capacity to destroy a healthy lifestyle more than a string of weddings. Or, to put it more specifically, a string of big fat Indian weddings. Where food is one of the main attractions of the event. And where not eating offends the host. Or, at least, that is what we believe.

Nutritionist
Five Common Mistakes You Just Can’t Make If You Want To Lose Weight!
Lose Weight Mistakes
From the Expert

Trying to lose weight since a long time and nothings’ working??? Had only fruits and juices, exercised hard core, joined an expensive gym, called a yoga instructor, etc etc. but all in VAIN?

Dietician & Nutritionist
The Hormonal Play In Fertility!
Pregnancy fertility hormone
From the Expert

Hormones are chemical substances, produced by specialized glands in the body that alter and control the activity of specific organs. Some hormones have particular actions and sometimes they also monitor the actions of other hormones.

Senior Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Director at Cocoon Fertility