Shakti Speakers

The following women have presented at previous MHC Shakti conferences. Speakers for the upcoming conference will be announced in the spring.

Amrita Nair, Co-founder and Director, Research and Development, Apni Shala Foundation
Co-founder & Director, Research and Development, Apni Shala Foundation
Sonya Stephens
President, Mount Holyoke College
Katherine Aidala
Chair of Physics, Professor of Physics, Chair of Engineering, Mount Holyoke College
Photo of Fiona Reynolds
Deputy Head of School, the American School of Bombay
Photo of Priyanka Khanna
Associate Fashion Features Director, Vogue India
Managing Trustee and Honorary Director, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, Vice Chairman Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH)
Kaleroy Zervos
Theater teacher, American School of Bombay
Yuti Jhaveri
Founder and CEO, the Curiosity Club
Photo of Manisha Girotra
CEO of Moelis India
Photo of Priya Agrawal
Founder, Antarang Foundation
Malini Shankar
IAS, Director General of Shipping
Mallika Dutt
Founder, President, and CEO, Breakthrough
Shari Abbott, 2019
Personalized Learning Coordinator/Teacher of English, American International School Chennai
Photo of Roopa Purshothaman
Chief Economist and Head of Policy Advocacy, Tata & Sons
Image of Vijaya Pastala ’89
Founder and CEO, Under the Mango Tree
Sugandh and Surabhi Gupta, Co-Founders, SpiderTwin Solutions
Co-Founders, SpiderTwin Solutions
Photo of Namrita Jhangiani
Partner, Egon Zehnder
Poorna Swami, Writer, choreographer, dancer
Writer, choreographer, dancer, Self-employed
Photo of Deepa Krishnan
Social Entrepreneur and Educator
Ravina Kohli, 2019
Partner, Simpatiko
Image of Shoba Narayan ’87
Author, "The Cows of Bangalore.”
Ranjini Narayan
Software engineer, Apple, Inc.
Mansi Shah, Co-Founder, CEO, Happy Feet Home
Co-Founder, CEO, Happy Feet Home
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Managing Director, Peepul Consulting
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Co-founder, Jaypore
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Journalist, author
Shuba Visweswaran
Founder and Chief Business Officer, Broadsheet Media
Anjali Bansal
Partner and managing director, TPG Capital
External Relations and Communications Officer, UNHCR
Image of Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva ’96
Founder, Managing Director and CEO, India Alternatives
Kavita Singh
CEO, FutureWorks Consulting
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Founder and CEO,
Mallika Sarabhai
Choreographer and dancer
Namita Mehta
Partner, The Red Pen
Image of Naina Subberwal Batra ’89
CEO, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
Photo of Sairee Chahal
Co-founder, SHEROES
Founder and Executive Director, Educate Girls
Tina Trikha
Head of Communications, SeaLink Capital Partners
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Founder and design director of tsk Design
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Co-founder, Saffronart
Aanal Bhagwati, Executive Coach, Aanal Bhagwati Coaching & Consulting
Executive Coach, Aanal Bhagwati Coaching & Consulting
Urja Shah
President, Setco Foundation
Neera Nundy
Co-founder, Dasra
image of Gayatri Rangachari Shah ’94
Vice President–India, Tina Brown Live Media
Rochelle DSouza, 2019
Principal, Lighthouse Advisors India Private Limited
Shaheen Mistri
CEO, Teach for India
Photo of Naheed T. Carrimjee ’90
Senior Associate, Desai Desai and Carrimjee
Nalini Sorensen, Children's Book Author
Children's Book Author, Self-employed
Kavita Mehta
Co-founder, The Red Pen
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Chief game scientist, Recommender Labs
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Katherine C. (KC) Haydon
Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Mount Holyoke College
Photo of Shabbi Luthra, Ed.D.
Founder and CEO, Consilience
Managing Director, VIP Industries Limited
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Co-Country Head and Head of Investment Banking in India, Morgan Stanley
Namita Thapar
Executive Director, Emcure Pharmaceuticals
Vibha Bakshi, National Award winning Director and Producer, Responsible Films
National Award winning Director & Producer, Responsible Films
Seema Kamble
Project Consultant, Maharashtra International Schools Project
Radhika Gupta
CEO, Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd.
Shveta Raina, CEO and Founder, Talerang
CEO and Founder, Talerang
Anita Naidu Pawaskar
Head of Programming, Radio One