“We Are Born Of Love & Love Is Our Mother” – Rumi. This beautiful phrase by the great Rumi comprises of all that defines a Mother from within. But apart from the emotional aspects, mothers are the vigorous pillars of the practical world as well. With the awareness and change in time, women equally have pulled up their socks and have taken maternity as a strength and not a weakness. Mothers can be great multi-taskers in all the ways, but the further story defined here is more like an inspiration or a driving force for all the other mothers out there who are looking up to the brighter side of their life.
Mothers are more responsible, as now they have a different world to care for. On this Mother’s Day, we would be sharing the stories of five mothers who dare to take charge and now have reached to the next level. They are just ordinary mothers with extraordinary qualities and passion towards accomplishing certain goals. Further is the story of these Successful Mother Entrepreneurs, thus “MomPreneurs”
She is the Co-founder-Director of SeaSoul. She has been a pioneer in high-definition make-up in Australia for over a decade. However, she returned to India to make waves in the Indian wellness industry. She is driven by her belief that the Indian, home-grown beauty products and techniques can create a robust name in global spheres. Prompted by the spirit of the ‘Make in India’ campaign, Manisha is a paragon of young, female entrepreneurship in the country. Besides being trained by some of the most famous Hollywood make-up directors, Manisha is also a qualified Engineer. She considers healthy and a well-maintained skin as the basis of great make-up. During her two-year long research, Manisha realized the importance of therapeutic products that heal with nature’s goodness. Being an expert in the field, Manisha could immediately gauge how the mud, minerals and salt from this water body could cure and enhance one’s skin, body and spirit. This led to the inception of SeaSoul Cosmeceuticals. It is also her endeavor to meaningfully leverage her position as a successful businesswoman to empower other women via steady professional opportunities.
Reema Batta is the CMO of Babyhugz.com, an online portal that provides parents all they require for their little ones, from credible information regarding parenting to baby products like apparel, skin care products, diapers and toys to name a few. In her current capacity, she looks after the marketing and PR-related activities of the company and also focuses on co-developing the online retention strategy and the line of baby products. At Babyhugz, she aims to develop the baby care category in the realm of Indian e-commerce. Her endeavor is to build a unique platform that is a seamless combination of information as well as qualitative baby products for parents.
Monika Pal Sood
Monika Pal Sood is one of the two founders of Youshine. She heads the Design division and is the Lead Buyer for the brand. She spearheads all aspects of fashion and lifestyle, bringing her prowess in the domain to curate a highly specialized and cutting-edge collection of jewelry and accessories for Indian consumers. Monika is a fashion expert and has in-depth knowledge of the Indian market and a keen eye for trends and developments in the international fashion space. After her post-graduation in Fashion Design from International Institute of Fashion Technology, Monika embarked on her entrepreneurial journey.
Shefali Singh is a travel industry veteran with over two decades of specialized experience in MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events), Domestic & International Holidays.
She launched Mysha with a vision to optimize her expertise in the realm of travel and tourism and merged it with her own entrepreneurial spirit. Being socially responsible is vital to Shefali and she has manifested this purposefully through Mysha. Besides offering work-from-home opportunities to a large number of women, she has also incorporated the Mysha Foundation with a focus on Women and Girl Child Empowerment.
The Chief Executive of TIRUN Travel Marketing, Mrs. Ratna Chadha has been at the helm of introducing various global travel products and pioneered the concept of cruise vacations in India over the past two decades. As an entrepreneur who is today an established industry veteran, Ratna has harnessed her innate business growth abilities to change the way India vacations. She has over 35 years of experience within the travel industry, having worked with various leading travel brands during her career. Ratna spearheaded the strategic development of all brands and drove all sales channels, leading to year-on-year growth and industry ‘benchmarks’ of service quality across products.
The above stories are the inspiring stories of Super Moms who have made the family and society feel proud about their existence. They all took up entrepreneurship at very tender period. They quantified motherhood as the powerful source which cannot over shadow their passion towards work. Rather being mothers, they had the audacity to nurture the business and gave it a prodigious shape. Women Planet salutes the enthusiasm that these ‘Mother Entrepreneurs’ comprehended.