Mentor Centre: Ask An Industry Leader!

Have a career dilemma? Ask!

Women’s careers often involve many choices to be made, whether it is about needing to return to work after a break, deciding on a promotion or a job change, or facing harassment at work, and how to deal with it.

Whatever your career question, it is always useful to listen from an experienced industry leader, a woman who has gone through many challenges herself, and made it. Here are our mentors!

Use the form below to send us your question – select questions will be answered by mentors and published on the site. (If your question is very similiar to something that has already been answered, we will direct you to the response).

 

Your Mentors at Women’s Web

 

Apurva Purohit

Apurva Purohit is the President of the Jagran Group, one of India’s largest multi-media conglomerates. With over three decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry, Apurva is a prominent speaker at industry forums, several marquee organizations and educational institutions.

She actively mentors entrepreneurs across sectors on building and scaling businesses, and shaping inspirational work cultures.

 

Usha Pillai

Usha has over 28 years of experience in ensuring profitability through efficient operations and direct sales, data center operations, client management, user training, customer care management, procurement, installation and Infrastructure planning.

Her experience spans several industries which include IT education, Telecom, Tech support BPO, Accounting KPO, Holidays and leisure and Consulting. She believes in continuous learning, evident in the fact that she completed her MBA with XLRI after 15 years of working and has been recently certified in MBTI, Strong, A&DC and Saville suite of psychometric assessments.

 

Babita Baruah

With over twenty two years of partnering brands and business in India, with the WPP group, Babita Baruah has worked across categories on leading brands, such as Godrej, Aditya Birla Capital, Kotak Mahindra, De Beers, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Reliance Big 92.7 FM, Nestle, Nokia, PepsiCo and Ford.

She believe in and actively leads collaboration and digital transformation with ecosystem partners. A regular speaker at industry forums and management institutions, Babita is closely involved in diversity initiatives and mentoring women at work.

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