19 September, 2020

An Internet Of Aspirations And Dreams

An Internet Of Aspirations And Dreams
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2020-03-06T13:17:03+05:30

Sairee Chahal, 43, Founder and CEO, Sheroes

  • Launched 2014
  • Base New Delhi
  • Investment $5 million
  • Members Over 5 million
  • Employees 90

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Sairee Chahal always found the internet magical, but she had one gripe—it did not do enough for women. To remedy this, she founded a platform called Sheroes in 2014. “We tried to create an internet of women—their aspirations, dreams and growth,” says Chahal.

Originally a job portal exclusively for women, Sheroes has grown into a community of over five million who share work on it, seek ­advice, acquire skills, discover ­opportunities and access loans.

Sheroes proactively provides counsellors and therapists to address mental health ­issues. It also promotes ­micro-entrepreneurship and has a mar­ket­place for them to buy and sell products,...

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