CWE TEAM

CWE CORE TEAM &
OUR AMBASSADORS, ADVISORS, TRAINERS AND MENTOR-CATALYSTS

Our core team comprises successful entrepreneurs, who have experience working with:

  • The for-profit and non-profit sectors
  • Local, state and national governments
  • National and international institutions and organizations
  • Running diversity initiatives
  • Other women as mentors, advisors, trainers and guides
  • Personally experiencing- and then overcoming the 6 Access Hurdles described above.

CWE FOUNDER

CWE Founder Sucharita has promoted and mentored women entrepreneurs since 2011. She is the India Ambassador for 50 inTech, a program to create 50 successful women led global tech enterprises. Prior to this, she headed WEConnect International in India – a US based organization that connects women owned businesses to market opportunities with transnational corporations.
Till 2011, as Senior Director at NASSCOM, Sucharita set up and led the Diversity and Inclusion initiative to attract and mentor women leaders, and the Mentor Program for SMEs. She has worked on national task forces for digital access, women’s economic empowerment, women’s health. In 2017 and 2020, she chaired the Working Group of G20 on Financial Inclusion of Women through entrepreneurship.
Starting her career with communication agency Ogilvy & Mather, she created successful brands and corporate identity for major B2C clients. Her work in policy advocacy for equitable access to media and telecom led to licensing FM community radio in India and South Asia; and the Telecom Development Fund to accelerate universal access to mobile services.

AMBASSADORS

Ambassadors are successful globally recognised entrepreneurs who support and promote CWE’s vision and mission.

Ms. Dipali Goenka

Ms. Dipali Goenka

CEO and Jt. Managing Director of Welspun India Limited

Mr. V. Shankar

Mr. V. Shankar

Founder of CAMS,Angel Investor,President TiE Chennai and Startup Mentor

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T R Narayanaswamy (Rahul)

Co-Founder and Group Managing Director of the Tattva Group. Member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Young Indians (Yi)

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Ms. Farzana Haque

Global Head of Europe Telecom Business Unit and the Global Head for Strategic Group Accounts: Telenor, Telia and Hutch. Co-Founder Stree Shakti

Advisors

Advisors offer guidance by reviewing goals, objectives, and the progress of the organization.

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Sanjay Anandaram

Seriel entrepreneur, investor, corporate executive and startup mentor

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Revathy Ashok

Co-Founder Strategy Garage

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Raju Bhatnagar

Leadership Coach & Trainer, Ex-VP NASSCOM

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Sanjoy Hazarika

Human Rights Activist, Scholar, Author, journalist and filmmaker. Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

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Preeti Sawhney

Brand Strategeist,Startup Advisor & Mentor

Virginia Littlejohn

Virginia Littlejohn

Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaps Inc. A trailblazing advocate for women’s entrepreneurship, based in Washington DC

CATALYSTS & MENTORS

Catalysts bring their diverse experience for the women entrepreneurs to help them mould their ideas, start up and scale up their business.

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Nilanjan Chaudhuri

Advisor and Mentor

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Vijay Ladha

Finance Mentor for Startups

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Aparna Devagiri

HR corporate leadership & business coach

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Rohan Mittal

Tech Entrepreneur

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Gayatri Sriram

Coach & SME Strategy Advisor

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Nidhi Tatia

Founder/Director DevMantra Financial Services

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Startup Advisor

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Shauli Chaudhuri

Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur

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Pooja Goyal

Tech Entrepreneur, Investor

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Sundharesan Jayamoorthi

Life Coach,Trainer, Advisor

V. Raghu

Mentor, former CEO, IFB AutoLiv

CITY CHAMPIONS

City Champions are collaborators whom we work with to carry the CWE banner  in different cities and states.

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Anitha Kanagaraj

Founder of Smart Start Consulting Services

Chennai

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Bakhtawar Krishnan

Founder, Director at Inspirus Education

Mumbai

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Shrilakshmi Desiraju

CEO- Co Founder at Triphase Pharmaceuticals P.Ltd.

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