9 Mother Daughter Duos At Work Who’ve Rocked It Together!

Mothers and daughters can have one of the strongest bonds. So mother daughter duos at work make for a truly powerful team. Here are a few.

There’s no doubt that one of the strongest bonds shared is between a mother and her loving daughter.

A mother is her daughter’s first teacher and sometimes even her first role model whom she looks up to most of her life. Mothers advise helping their daughters navigate through tough stages of life, pursue dreams, achieve goals, and gain new experiences. Likewise, a daughter is there for her mother as well. A daughter can be a listening ear for her mother to just simply vent out and provide a safe space. And of course! Every daughter is her mother’s number 1 shopping companion. Both of them also spend quality time with each other to strengthen the bond, like going out for dinner or to see movies.

Mother daughter duos at work can be unique and very powerful too. Since there might be a mutual understanding between both of them, there will be effective communication and they can understand each other’s strengths and weaknesses and also talk to each other comfortably if they’re facing any problems at work.

Here are 10 mother daughter duos at work that are slaying it together in their fields!

Pilot and photographer duo on a mission to circumnavigate the earth in 80 days!

Audrey Maben and Amy Mehta

They are a duo based in Mysore, a city in the southern state of Karnataka.

Audrey Maben is India’s first microlight flying instructor and her daughter Amy Mehta is pursuing a degree in visual art and photography. She wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps and be a part of her flying journey. Both of them are on a mission to circumnavigate the Earth in about 80 days in a motor glider. They hope to set a world record and inspire other people as well.

Never miss real stories from India's women.

Register Now

“I want to see women feeling empowered to take a motor glider or a microlight and go fly in any part of India,” says Audrey.

Mother daughters duo at work in films, entertainment, and fashion

Neena Gupta and Masaba Gupta

Neena and Masaba Gupta are a duo that is primarily based in the entertainment and fashion industry respectively. Both of them have collaborated many times in the past. They both worked on Neena’s autobiography Sach Kahun Toh. This book tells us about Neena’s personal and professional journeys and experiences.

Apart from this wholesome collaboration between the two of them, Neena often shows off Masaba’s collections from her brand House of Masaba. Neena and Masaba share a close bond and appreciate each other’s endeavors.

A daughter carrying forward her mother’s legacy of dance

Mrinalini Sarabhai and Mallika Sarabhai

Mrinalini and Mallika Sarabhai were a traditional dancer duo based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Mrinalini inaugurated the Darpana School of Performing Arts in 1949, and Mallika has been the director for about 30 years now. Both of them have often collaborated on stage to showcase their talents with each of their skills being in the limelight simultaneously.

After Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away in 2016, Mallika continued her mother’s legacy in the field of performing arts. This mother daughter duo at work has had a great impact on the world of dance and inspired many dancers around the world as well.

Providing mental health care through their org Trijog in Mumbai

Anureet Sethi and Arushi Sethi

Trijog is a mental health care organization based in Mumbai, Maharashtra founded in 2014 by Anureet and Arushi Sethi. They provide psychological counseling and therapy both in person and virtually. Since the topic of mental health is still taboo in India, Anureet Sethi, who is a clinical psychologist with over 35+ years of experience, wishes for the right care to be provided so that people can continue to live joyfully with good mental health.

They receive clients from every corner of the country and other countries as well.

A mother daughter duo at work fabricating zero waste clothes at WhySoBlue

Jaya and Shweta Shivkumar

This is a clothing business led by Jaya and Shwetha Shivkumar based in Thane, Maharashtra. They aim to have each piece of clothing reflect the personality of the person who wears them and hence their clothes are customizable. While creating some eye-catching yet comfortable pieces for us to wear, they also follow the Zero Waste Production to reduce fabric wastage.

WhySoBlue is growing as days pass and now they have 4 studios to expand their magical creations.

The amazing mother daughter duo that founded one of India’s fastest growing brands Nykaa

Falguni and Adwaita Nayar

Nykaa is one of India’s most famous makeup brands and it is founded by none other than this amazing duo!

Nykaa was founded in 2012 by Falguni Nayar. Adwaita left her job at Bain to help her mother at Nykaa. Today, this company has grown to become India’s leading destination for cosmetics and other personal care products.

Founders of organic skincare and beauty products, RAS Luxury Oils

Sangeeta and Shubhika Jain

Sangeeta and Shubhika Jain co-founded this health and beauty company based in Raipur, Chandigarh. RAS Luxury Oils specializes in skincare and beauty products made with ingredients grown on farms and aims to provide pure products to its customers.

Astrophysicist mother daughter duo at NASA reaching for the stars

Natalie and Natasha Batalha

Natalie Batalha is an astrophysicist and a researcher at NASA. She and her daughter, Natasha Batalha, who is following in her footsteps, are on a mission to find and research the type of planets outside our solar system. Both of them have observed many exoplanets with the help of Kepler and studied the variations between them.

A mother daughter duo who received a PhD on the same day?! YES!

Mala Dutta and Shreya Mishra

This duo made each other proud by receiving a Ph.D. On the same day from Delhi University and this is the first time the university has seen a mother and daughter complete their PhD together. Mala found it a wonderful experience as she got to study with students who were Shreya’s age. Both of them had different subjects, but still worked hard to help and guide each other and make it.

Mother daughter duos are one of the most unique and precious duos. Even though it’s a relationship that evolves, it can be cherished throughout life with love. Mothers have gone through similar experiences that they see their daughters going through, and are always around to assist and advise them during difficult times. These duos radiate the power of passion, knowledge, and mentorship, and inspire people within and outside their families by sharing their success stories.

Liked this post?

Join the 100000 women at Women's Web who get our weekly mailer and never miss out on our events, contests & best reads - you can also start sharing your own ideas and experiences with thousands of other women here!


About the Author

Satvika Tupil

Just another teenager in this loud world writing quietly about the things that eye witnessed. Ig: @satvika_tupil read more...

6 Posts | 4,132 Views

Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

All Categories