Founder, NYASSA Retail Private Limited
briefly about you.
and MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Management, New York. I worked in
GE’s asset management division. Then, joined Ernst & Young in The Big Apple
and began handling mergers and acquisitions for the consultancy.
financial world, I would spend more time on soapmaking.com instead of the
wallstreetjournal.com in the early days of my career.
me and Nyassa was founded in 2007.
create world-class soaps with ingredients that are natural and wholesome.
that inspires you the most and why?*
mom has been my biggest influencer as I have watched her closely in my growing
up years. She is the woman who encouraged me to become a National level swimmer
and a pianist at the Trinity College of Music, London. I’ve seen her showing
compassion, patience and unconditional love to my handicapped brother. She
helped her father and my father in growing their businesses. She was career
minded but yet an amazing mother, she raised us with so much love and kindness
that’s truly inspirational.
celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day?
it’s with my 2 year old daughter who will be around while I will be upgrading
my knowledge and skills in a perfumery workshop in Bangkok. A woman should
always learn and push barriers.
important message you want to send out to all the women around the world on
that ultimately makes every woman confident and it raises their self esteem so
that they can draw the line whenever needed. And this is what leads to an
you is ‘women empowerment’?
taking their own decisions and progress in life by working and being
independent. Nyassa has encouraged women from different backgrounds and single
women in their financial problems by recruiting
them. Along the way they have excelled
in ways they never imagined and to me that’s uplifting. Thus, It is my
continuous approach in providing such guidance to women around me.
are the main challenges facing women at present in India?
most common challenge I see in women. Since work and family are the two most
important aspects in a woman’s life, balancing them out is necessary. There are
many issues in a working mothers life that results to stress. It is essential
to have a strong family support to deal with the ever so increasing competition
to see yourself in next 5 years?
international markets. I also have a two year old daughter who I intend
spending more time with and inculcate the same values that my mother provided
me. This is my personal and professional goal.
|Ishween Anand, CEO & Founder, NYASSA Retail Private Limited