Women have started spearheading several businesses in the country. They display power, perseverance and passion while running their businesses. Coworking industry also has several women – led spaces that are doing very well under their leadership. Keep reading to find this list of women led coworking spaces in India:
Monika Misra – General Manager, iKeva Business Centres & Coworking
Monika has more than a decade of experience in hospitality and real estate industry. She is passionate about brand building, sales and in delivering high-quality service to customers. Prior to iKeva, Monika was a part of senior management team at Servcorp, a premium Serviced Office provider and was an integral part of setting up and growing their business unit in India. She has also held senior management positions in boutique hotel chains, and has set-up small hospitality units in major metro cities across India. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from the University of Huddersfield (UK) in association with the Taj Group of Hotels.
Ritika Bindal – CoFounder, One Internet Coworking
Ritika Bindal is the Co-founder at One Internet Coworking located in Connaught Place, Delhi along with her brother Himanshu Bindal. They have also co-founded One Co.Work which is a concept of Coworking in a Cafe/Bar. The brother-sister duo started One Internet in the year 2016 and haven’t looked backed since then.
Himanshi Goyal – Co Founder, Wired Hub Coworking Jaipur
Himanshi Goyal is CEO and Founder of Wired Hub, a Jaipur-based coworking space spread in an area of 2000 square feet. It is the first of its kind Co-working Innovation Club working to bring together the Startup Ecosystem of the state of Rajasthan and develop the next hub for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startup enthusiasts through inclusive mentorship and guidance programs. Still in its early days, Wired Hub was able to raise seed funds.
Himanshi also serves as a PR Executive in a Digital Media Startup, The Tech Portal, India’s fastest growing website when it comes to global tech news coverage and information on Indian start-ups.
Prior to starting Wired Hub, Himanshi served as the President of Naya Sawera, a non-profit organization focused on issues of gender justice, economic empowerment and equal participation in all aspects of life for women. Under her leadership, Naya Sawera expanded to 3 more cities and carried out many successful campaigns and programs.
On the Academic front, Himanshi graduated with History Honors from Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi and earned a Masters degree in Communication from Xavier’s Institute of Communications, Mumbai. To continue with her career interests, Himanshi went on to pursue coursework in marketing from University of Sussex, Brighton.
Sukhada Chaudhary – Founder, Chaos Theory Coworking Nagpur
Sukhada Chaudhary founded a vibrant Coworking Space, Chaos Theory in Nagpur in the year 2016. Her Coworking Space is the ONLY Coworking Space in Nagpur. The coworking space encourages healthy startup culture in the city of Nagpur.
Archana Prasad – Co Founder, Jaaga Coworking Bangalore
Archana Prasad, is an artist from Bangalore, India. Her work is a particular conjunction of visual art, technology and urban community art, steeped in design and research methodologies. As Founder & Director of Jaaga.in, Archana has a unique artist-activist role.
Having spent 2.5 years as a Design Researcher at Microsoft Research India, Archana left the IT world in late 2007 to pursue art full-time. During 2008 she had exhibitions of her work in Berlin, Cologne, Naples as well as in Bangalore.
Starting as early as 2004 with Standing On Fish a small project involving engaging the public in art on the street to working on Bangalore City Project that aimed to explore ways by which people can connect with the city through cultural practices, she has been exploring the connection between art, community and city for a while now.
She was the Executive Editor of Art & the City, an online journal on the state of the contemporary arts in India. It is instituted by the Goethe Institut, Bangalore. She was the Co-initiator and Facilitator of Samuha an artist initiative and collective that launched on 22.6.09. Archana also spends a significant amount of time with the Crafts Council of Karnataka as a designer and member.