Born & raised in the land of the
Arabian sands - Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Got appointed as the school head girl where leading cultural activities and reading the morning prayer served as my initiation into the world of public speaking.
Moved to the city of dreams, Mumbai, to pursue my higher education in Business Management where destiny had something else lined up for me…
Got introduced to the world of live events by a friend and started freelancing as an Event Assistant.
The job title sounds fancy but essentially I would usher celebrities to their greenrooms, iron their clothes, manage food, beverages, and tantrums.
An emergency required me to step in to make a voice-over announcement to an audience of nearly 3000 people in concert which got noticed by the organizer and landed me my first opportunity as an Emcee.
Completed university and decided to focus on growing a career in media and live events. By the end of the year I made my first appearance as a television presenter for CNBC TV18.
I stumbled on a newspaper article that mentioned the field of Image Consulting and decided to pursue formal education in the same.
Traveled and crossed the mark of hosting 100+ live events for renowned brands such as Samsung, Apple, L’Oreal, Adani, Google, and the Reliance group across 4 continents and shared the stage with the likes of Amitabh Bachhan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Mahender Dhoni, and Donald Trump to name a few.
Completed my certification in Image & Professional Development from London Image Institute and ventured into Learning & Development with my startup venture called, iOpener.
Successfully delivered corporate training programs for organizations such as the Times Network, Nissan, Forever New, Wizcraft, Clean & Clear, and nurtured future leaders in reputed educational institutions such as ISDI Parsons, Mod’Art School of Fashion, EMDI Institute of Media & Communication to build confidence, leadership and communication skills.
Awarded Best Female Emcee/Host in India by the apex live talent recognition platform, Live Quotient Awards.
In the second quarter, got diagnosed with mental illness.
My tryst with mental health led me deeper onto the path of yoga and I went on to study yogic philosophy and complete 200 hours of Training as a Hatha Yoga Teacher.
Gave my First Motivational Talk at E-Summit, IIT Mumbai and got recognized by City Times for conceptualizing and executing a first-of-its-kind personal development event in Abu Dhabi - The Confidence Weekender.
Married my my best friend.
Got certified as a Professional Coach and restarted my startup venture, iOpener with a mission to help others build life and soft skills that nourish their mental health through the power of coaching.
Gave a TEDx Talk named "The 2 lovers that kill dreams".
Launched the pilot series of my online talk show called, MindShift and got impaneled as a startup mentor coach with Encubay - A female focussed Startup Incubator.
Got credentialed by the International Coaching Federation for excellence in Executive, Leadership & Life coaching and got appointed as Regional Ambassador of PowerMBA, a one-of-a-kind digital business school where you learn from inspiring leaders like the founders of Youtube, Tesla, Netflix and Waze.