Meet the Experts

Paul   Mitchell
Professional Salon Products

John Paul Mitchell Systems was founded in 1980, by John Paul Dejoria and Paul Mitchell, to support the success of hairdressers and provide luxury hair care at an affordable price. The company manufactures high performance driven hair care products and styling tools under various brands such as Paul Mitchell, Tea Tree, Awapuhi Wild Ginger and Mitch. The products are developed in the state-of-the-art Product Innovation Center (PIC), in Santa Clarita, California.

The iconic brand supports a wide range of philanthropic causes from environmental protection to children’s charity and human rights, both domestically and internationally. It’s the first professional beauty company to stand up for ‘no animal testing’.

Dr. Biswanath   Gauda
Advanced Laparoscopic GI & HPB Surgeon, K J Somaiya Super Specialty Centre

Dr Biswanath Gouda is a well trained Advanced Laparoscopic GI & HPB Surgeon. He did his medical schooling from Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L.Nair Charitable Hospital and then completed surgical residency (DNB Surgery) from P.D.Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai.

He did his Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgery at Medanta Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine.

He has two Fellowships in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery; from Scripps Clinic, California USA and from Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery with Dr JL Dulucq, Bourdeax, France.

He is one of the few surgeons in India to have accomplished International Fellowship in Laparoscopic Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic Surgery with Dr Brice Gayet in Paris.

Neha   Lakhani
Chef, Gourmet Patisserie Expert

Armed with her academic knowledge and practical skills, Neha Lakhani, a Gourmet Patisserie Expert is all set to share her Perfectionism with people. She began her career as a kitchen executive at the ITC hotel in New Delhi, after completing her studies and training from the Le Cordon Bleu, Ottawa. She has also trained with a lot of MOF Chefs like Sebastian Chevallier, Jean Franc Arnaud and Frederic Monti amongst others. She is a CAI India awardee, who has contributed to different culinary institutes imparting her philosophies of attention to detail, dedication and creativity; teaching young students the complexity of fine pastry work. She also runs her very own YouTube channel wherein she shares her knowledge and love for Patisserie. With her mastery in the patisserie section, several renowned restaurants seek her consultation.

Dr. Madhuri   Agarwal
Founder & Medical Director of YAVANA Aesthetics Clinic

Dr. Madhuri always was inclined towards specialising in a business of her own. From a very young age she was drawn towards the science of aesthetics and thus began her journey with a MBBS from Mumbai University after which she pursued and completed her MD in dermatology from Mumbai University. She also holds under her belt an advanced diploma in Dermatology and Venereology from the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai. She also has an MD in Alternative Medicines from Indian Board of Alternative Medicines. She was the Medical Head for Kaya Skin Clinic West and had successfully led it to new achievements & accomplishments till December 2014. In her role as Medical Head she had ably led 35 clinics with a team of 60 dermatologists and more than 200 team members of various functions to newer heights.

Viswanath   Raju
Adventurer and Travel

Mr. Viswanath Raju is the co-founder of an adventure travel marketplace – Mojhi, where he currently heads the Marketing and sales functions. He holds a B.Tech degree from IIT-Roorkee and an MBA degree from IIM-Indore. Before embarking on his entrepreneurial journey with Mojhi, Viswanath worked for Multi-nationalslike IBM, Wipro and Vizury. At Vizury, he worked with marquee accounts like Amazon, Flipkart, Ctrip for their remarketing campaigns.

Viswanath is a certified Whitewater Kayaker and has paddled down several white water rivers in India, Nepal and Europe. Being an avid backpacker, Mr. Raju has explored over 40 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe.

Nitin   Tandon
Chef, Food Stylist, Entrepreneur

A world class food stylist, Nitin Tandon is by par, one of the top Master Chefs in India. He is also a successful entrepreneur & owns a chain of restaurants.

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]

Naavnidhi   K. Wadhwa
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Healer, Coach for Psychology of Eating, Diet Planning & Meditation

Naavnidhi K. Wadhwa, has been crowned as ‘Mrs. Asia Women of Universe 2018’ . She won the prestigious pageant in May 2018 after competing with 25 women from different countries of Asia.

Today, Naavnidhi uses her spiritual talents to aid children with special needs and help people make healthier dietary choices. A fashion design degree holder from NIFT, New Delhi. Naavnidhi, did her PhD in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). She is a life healer and coach for psychology of eating, diet planning, meditation. She has mastered the art of graphology ,numerology and Vastu Consultant by choice.

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.

Lakshmy   Pathy
Genetic Counselor

Lakshmy Pathy owner of Neopel BioScience located at Chennai. It is one of its kinds in new born screening sector.

Elisha   Kriis
International Travel TV show Presenter, Model-Actress

Elisha Kriis is a international travel TV show presenter, a model and an upcoming actress. She is the host on TravelXP and has covered over 70 cities across the globe.

Ganesha   Speaks
Astrologer

Ganesha Speaks is India’s #1 Astrology portal. Ganesha Speaks predicts the daily horoscope. We also take personal questions related to career, marriage, business and finance.

Whats happening across the Planet

Veggie Panzanella
Grilled Vegetable Panzanella
From the Expert

An Italian take on a Greek salad, the concept is the same but the flavors are decidedly Italiano. On the days when I feel like indulging in it or when I serve it in shot glasses at parties, I end up adding chunks of bocconcini to it. This is a classic example of breaking away from the ‘salad means lettuce’ stereotype.

Chef de Pâtisserie|Gourmand​​ from Le Cordon Blue, London
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Happy Couples

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Guest Writer, Women Planet
Can Health Apps Break the Ugly Eating Addiction?
Health Apps

Losing weight and eating healthy seems almost impossible for many people. They often gulp down excessive amounts of unhealthy and junk foods, despite knowing that it’s causing them harm. Note that food addiction is serious. In fact, it is one reason many people just cannot control themselves around particular foods, regardless of how hard they try.

Guest Author
8 Self-Care Habits To Achieve Your Wellness Goals
Self Care
From the Expert

Wellness has become a generic term defining everything from health, fitness, beauty, food, relationships, to the soul. It’s a river of information one can drown in or get rejuvenated by. Wellness is the mini steps, you take on a DAILY basis, that transform you from the inside out, so gradually that suddenly one day you realize you look and feel like a totally new you, better than ever before!

Wellness Therapist, CEO of Thriive Art & Soul
Beetroot Kalakand
Beetroot Kalakand
From the Expert

A variation to the traditional, rich and delectable sweet prepared for with home-made fresh cottage cheese, the vibrant beetroot, condensed milk and flavored with green cardamom powder, garnished with slivered nuts.

Chef, Food Author
Traveling Abroad with Perimenopause
Perimenopause

For those wanderlust women like me, you need a traveling abroad game plan that helps cater to your perimenopause symptoms. Understanding what perimenopause is, can help you prepare for some of the challenges you may face while traveling.

Guest Author
What is the Best Possible Treatment for Stress and Depression?
Fight Depression

Even though stress and anxiety disorder are the common mental issues faced by a lot of people today, the sickness isn’t that minor that could be taken for granted. As per the recent research, around 17%-19% of the total country’s population is dealing with stress and anxiety disorder.

Natalie Bell - Guest Author
India’s Best Bicycle Routes to Check Out This Year
bicycle roads india

India has such a diverse landscape and cultures that you must travel around to get a real flavour of the country. A great way to explore if you are a keen activity lover is by bike. There are many different cycle routes to choose from in India and this is a great way to see the beautiful countryside.

Team Women Planet
I’m Great: The Perks of Being Single
Single Woman

Yes, I enjoyed the company of a companion, but the loss of one didn’t stop my life or my fun, and it shouldn’t for you either. So let’s talk about it. We’re going to go through the many perks of being single, and once you really think about it, you’ll be able to see that it’s not as bad as some people make it out to be.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Shrradha Parekh – The Miracle Child Who Overcame SLE
Shrradha

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Sub Editor, Women Planet
5 Tips To Hire A Nanny For Your Kids
Hiring a nanny

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Fertility Treatments

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Team Women Planet
Obesity: An Epidemic Fast Spreading in India
Obesity
From the Expert

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MBBS, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Bhapa Doi Crème Brulee
Bhapa Doi Crème Brulee
From the Expert

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Chef de Pâtisserie|Gourmand​​ from Le Cordon Blue, London
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Sub Editor, Women Planet
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Fashion Jewellery

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Decorations

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation in Dubai
Vadodara, October 2nd, 2018 – Welcome the New Year by taking a dive in the knowledge pool of IFERP’s World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation, being held in Dubai on 29th and 30th December, 2018.

Founder & Editor, Women Planet