TiE Delhi takes great pride in announcing the launch of its Special Interest Group for Women Entrepreneurs – a dedicated forum created with the aim to nurture, empower and enable women entrepreneurship in India.
The day long program at India Habitat Centre on 8th Aug, 2009 will aim to focus on key issues facing women entrepreneurs and professionals through a series of discussions. There will also be a more intensive component covering 6 ‘must haves’ for running successful ventures relevant for all including women entrepreneurs, women corporate executives at all levels and from all functions who have been thinking of starting their own business and all other women who have the desire to start a venture and create a difference in the larger macro environment.
Dr. Shikha Sharma, completed medicine from Maulana Azad Medical College in 1992. Thereafter she worked in the Department of Cardiology as a Junior Resident in G.B. Pant Hospital. It was there that the desire to work in Preventive Medicine emerged. She worked with a weight loss clinic where she learned the practical aspects of weight loss programme. She writes for National Dailies like Hindustan Times, The Times of India Indian Express, India today, Femina and Cosmopolitan, to name a few.
Associated with the various health related programmes, she has frequently appeared as an expert on different TV Channels like STAR TV, CNBC, NDTV, ZEE TV, SAHARA TV and Home TV etc. She was honored with “The Women Achievers Award” in the year 1999 and 2004. She was awarded the “Talented Ladies Award” by the Bharat Nirman Society in the year 1999.
India Today has featured her among the top 50 young achievers of the country in the year 2005. She has been felicitated by FICCI with “Young achievers award” in the year 2006. Amongst many eminent doctors internationally from the field of health and nutrition, Dr Shikha Sharma was one of the speakers at an International Conference at the Fortis Hospital Chandigarh in the year 2006.
She was the guiding force behind her team to successfully undertake the responsibility of being the ‘official nutritionist’ to Femina Miss India contest 2006. At present Dr. Shikha is member of the Governing Body of Maietry College, New Delhi. She divides her time between her chains of clinic under the name of Dr. Shikha’s NUTRI-HEALTH SYSTEMS PVT.LTD. New Delhi.
Kalpana Jain is Senior Director at New Delhi office in Financial Advisory Practice of the firm. She has been with the firm for more than fifteen years, and has over seventeen years of industry and consultancy experience. She is an Economics graduate from University of Delhi and has a Masters in Business Economics from University of Delhi.
Kalpana is responsible for Financial Advisory in North India which covers mergers and acquisitions, formulation of entry strategy in diverse industry sectors, joint ventures, comprehensive due diligence, valuations, and private placement with strategic and financial investors and hiving off businesses.
She has national responsibility to Co-ordinate with private equity; she is a part of international Automotive M&A practice of Deloitte and heads the Indian Oil & Gas for Financial Advisory. She has worked closely with young companies and SMES.