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Ladies who are redefining the world

Get a dose of girl power from our multi-talented IAGT FAM who are leading the way for girls everywhere.

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Shaheen Bhatt

Shaheen Bhatt is a published author and cat mother. Bhatt has written the bestselling book – Never Been Un(Happier) in which she talks about her own journey of living with depression. Her initiative titled “Here Comes The Sun”, tries to encourage conversations regarding anxiety and depression and tries to normalize them. She has always been a huge advocate on the importance of mental health and is working towards it one paw at a time. She is also the co-founder of Shiny Happy Book Club, where they have a monthly curator on board who gives recommendations for books and then at the end of the month they discuss it. She has completed an editing and filmmaking course in London. Bhatt’s writing has featured in Grazia, Vogue etc.

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Shaili Chopra

Shaili Chopra is an Indian journalist turned entrepreneur whose work is focused on championing real women and their stories across India. Chopra is the founder of SheThePeople.TV, which is India’s only women’s channel. SheThePeople.TV is a form of digital democracy where women get to choose, speak up, and set the agenda. Chopra uses the internet to spotlight issues of women’s rights, their role in a democracy, and empower them in a digitally connected world. Chopra is the recipient of India’s highest honor in journalism and counted among the top 50 most influential women in media in India and is the Draper Hills Fellow 2019 from Stanford.

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SHALINI VADHERA

Shalini’s global influence with women and young girls stems from her entrepreneurial passion to build companies and create products and content for women to empower women. Her rise from jewelry and fashion entrepreneur, celebrity make-up artist, best-selling author of Passport To Beauty, to a favorite guest of The Doctors, Today Show and Dr. Oz, to the founder of a multi-million dollar global cosmetics company is nothing short of remarkable. Shalini has transformed this platform while using her business acumen to create global beauty, lifestyle and business solutions to empower women globally. A global leader in beauty innovation, Shalini consults some of the top businesses in the world on beauty and spa therapies and branding and has created multiple best-selling beauty brands in her own portfolio, as well as those for Paramount Pictures “The Baywatch Movie”, Turner Classic Movies, Fab Fit Fun, along with a star-studded list of influencers and celebrities placing over $100M of product on the global market.After a life-changing experience, Shalini launched Power Beauty Living in 2015, a social platform for women that shares the knowledge of top female thought leaders and experts from around the world by providing women a community of love, support, and empowerment. In 2016, Vadhera took Power Beauty Living global at the United Nations and in 2019 Power Beauty Living became a full 501(c)(3) Foundation to bring skills development, vocational training, livelihood enablement and empowerment to disenfranchised women globally. Shalini is the Founder and CEO of Ready Set Jet, a globally inspired beauty brand built for the Go Generation with a strong social impact give back geared to empower and inspire women by using beauty as a vehicle for global change. Ready Set Jet launched the Ready Set Jet Academy in 2021 to expand impact and bring courses and experiences to women everywhere to level up their personal and professional lives. Ready Set Jet in partnership with Power Beauty Living gives back by empowering disenfranchised girls in India to reach their full potential through skills development, micro-entrepreneurship, digitizing India, livelihood enablement and jobs creation.

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Shalmali Kholgade

A voice that shatters the glass ceiling ? Shalmali has not only made a mark in Bollywood but also shaken up the Tamil, Telegu, Marathi, and Bengali industry with her beautiful voice.

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Sharanya Iyer

At a very young age, Sharanya realised that she loves travelling.
Thanks to her family who introduced her to multiple cultures around the globe, Iyer soon left her corporate job to travel the world. She’s now is a full-time traveller and runs a blog called ‘Trulynomadly’ where she shares her travel experiences with the world. Her passion for travelling was noticed by many along with brands like go-pro. Sharanya plans on creating content that inspires and travellers and dreamers. 

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Sheena Melwani

Unless your ‘2020 pandemic resolution’ was to disconnect from all social media, you have heard both Sheena’s angelic voice and heard her contagious laugh at some point during your quarantine. Videos of Sheena’s hilarious ‘Interrupted Series’ first surfaced on TikTok in April 2020. Since then, they have garnered over 400 million views across her social media platforms. Some of the original singers of the songs have also participated in the madness, resulting in collaborations with artists like Andy Grammer (Honey I’m Good), JP Saxe (If The World Was Ending) and Rachel Platten (Fight Song) – all of whom have been featured in Sheena’s videos. But don’t let the playfulness fool you – Sheena is very much hard at work in her studio recording her debut EP which is scheduled for release this year.

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Shilo Shiv Suleman

Shilo Shiv Suleman is an award-winning Indian artist whose work lives and breathes at the intersection of Magical Realism, Art, Technology, and Social Justice. Her work is unapologetically embodied, weaving together the sensual and sacred, the past and the future through paintings, wearable sculptures, interactive installations, and public art interventions. One of her arts made her the recipient of several grants including the honorarium installation – Pulse & Bloom at Burning Man. She has been featured on TED, BBC, Rolling Stone, MSNBC, Tech Crunch, The Guardian, WIRED, and has exhibited her work at the Southbank Centre in London and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Her newest body of work- ‘Semiprecious’ explores the forces of nature and all kinds of invisible, microcosmic, and macrocosmic love stories.

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Shutupa Paul

Shutapa Paul has been a journalist for 15 years. Currently, she is the founder-editor of NewCrop and is also the founder of the brand-building company, Dharma Media Consultants. She was awarded ‘Woman of the Year in Media and Journalism’ by Woman Times in February 2019. Previously, she has worked for well-known brands such as NDTV, NewsX, India Today, The Week, and Forbes India. Shutapa has represented India at Thomson Reuters’ Editorial Judgement programme held in London in 2014. She was selected as one of 15 Indians to lead the dialogue between both India and Australia. In 2016, she also mentored a budding Afghani journalist under the Sahar Speaks programme.

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Simrun Chopra


Simrun Chopra, a certified Deep Health Coach and the founder of Nourish with Sim, uses evidence-based methods to help you achieve your health goals. Her philosophy follows the principle of ‘Mindful Eating’ and developing a sustainable lifestyle that can be followed by anyone independent of their profession. She combines the melding of exercise that constitutes only 30 mins of your day and realistic eating habits to create a balanced health and fitness-oriented approach that is easy to implement.

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Solenn Heussaff

Actress. Artist. Make-up artist. Model. Published author and art advocate. Solenn is many things. But this Jill of all trades holds one thing closest to her heart – living life to the fullest.

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Sonalee Kulkarni

An actor and a model, Sonalee Kulkarni made her debut with Vijay Bhanu’s Gauri. She literally became the Apsara of television with her Lavani dance song ‘Apsara Aali’ in the Marathi film Natarang, followed by Kshanbhar Vishranti, Ajintha, and Zapatlela 2. In 2014, she was seen alongside Swapnil Joshi and Prarthana Behere in Mitwaa for which she was nominated at Zee Gaurav Puraskar in the category of Best Actress. Her Hindi film career started with a debut in the adult sex comedy Grand Masti and a cameo appearance in Ajay Devgan’s picture Singham 2.

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Sonali Gupta

Sonali Gupta is one of India’s leading clinical psychologists with 16 years experience under her belt. This Mumbai based psychologist recently authored a book called “Anxiety: Overcome It and Live without Fear” with publisher HarperCollins. She is also a weekly columnist for the Mumbai Mirror, her column is titled “Terms of Engagement” which focuses on love, intimacy, relationships and mental health at large. She advises several leading businesses and organizations in addition to her own practice at Khar and Mahalakshmi. To top it off, she also has a YouTube channel “Mental Health with Sonali”. Her work and endeavours all seek to break the stigma around mental health in India and help young adults, artists, couples and corporates to enhance their emotional well being at the intersection of relationships, grief and anxiety.

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