january, 2017

13jan6:00 pm- 8:00 pmSheTalks Vol.5 - Women Empowerment6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BHIVE Workspace Residency Road

Event Details

BHIVE workspace has committed to support women entrepreneurs and build the open community SheTalks.

SheTalks is a platform that dedicated to women in business to support, connect and inspire. In the last 4 editions, we had the discussion on work-life balance, parenting and career, motivation to drive entrepreneurship and pitching to investors. At the fifth edition of SheTalks we will discuss Women Empower on how to build a right team, lead a team and grow it.   Our speakers come with rich industry experience in building a team, leading a team and guiding a team.

Invited SheTalkers: 

pritiPriti Sawant, ‎Founder and CEO –Joulestowatts Business Solutions

Priti is Founder & CEO of JoulestoWatts Business Solutions Pvt Ltd. JoulestoWastts is the fastest growing, most innovative and disruptive talent collaboration company in India. She has built the ability to positively impact client’s businesses across industry verticals with customized solutions, technology-driven services, and rigorous analytics.

Under Priti’s leadership, JoulestoWatts is the only staffing solutions firm –

– With its own portal for senior and niche talent. A platform to explore innovative ways of leveraging senior and niche talent in ways beyond just a full-time opportunity.

– Created tools for talent analytics and market intelligence for the clients to make informed decisions.

– Developed strategic solutions for GICs to help set up Analytics, Information Security, and other emerging technology competencies.

Priti has a background in Electrical Engineering and Marketing Management. She is also known in industry circles as a talent acquisition trendsetter. She is widely recognized for her role in charting the growth of IT contract staffing in India and defining path-breaking staffing models for Fortune 500 technology companies.

Priti is a TIE charter member and is a Nasscom 10000 mentoring panel member, who channels her energies to mentor startups.

shalini Shalini Prakash, Principal at 500 Startups

She believes in the magic that happens at the intersection of entrepreneurship, technology and global impact. Her interests lie in working on how these intersections can be empowered to create transformational solutions.

She joined INK ( previously in association with TED ) in 2011 where her roles involved promoting INK’s platform through collaborative programs and partner networks. She has also led several youth initiatives which encourage cross-pollination of ideas and that are at the nexus of intellectualism and creativity. Apart from this engagement, She was “Entrepreneur in Residence” at GSF Global Accelerator Program and Program Manager at Kyron Accelerator Program.

latika Lathika Pai, Managing Partner at Tekinroads Consulting LLP

Lathika Pai is a serial entrepreneur who has also worked in large technology companies in the US and UK. Her international experience includes working at Nortel, American Management Systems (CGI) and a $300million funded start up Relera. Her first entrepreneurial company Virtual Source was merged with Talisma’s Technical Support arm to form B2K Corp which grew to 600 employees and was then sold to Allsec Technologies. She has raised capital successfully for her ventures both through equity and debt funding. She is a founding Director of JobSkills, which is a social impact company that has partnered with the National Skills Development Corporation to skill and enhance the employability of Indians.

sanghya Event moderator: Sandhya Mendonca, a writer, editor and publisher.

She worked as a journalist for over sixteen years before co-founding a media company, Raintree Media, with her husband Allen Mendonca, a veteran journalist who died in 2009. Raintree Media is a valued partner of the Global Village Partnerships, which publishes the BEST OF series of business atlases in 40 countries. The BEST OF books showcase the economic and cultural dynamism of the regions and are regarded as brand ambassadors by corporate and civic institutions.She is a writer, publisher, media consultant and entrepreneur. emphasis on creative approach, superlative quality of output, on time delivery, shoots for zero- error.

Specialities: independent and custom publishing, content writing for newspapers, magazines, websites and marketing collaterals

Awards and Recognitions:

She received the Global Achievers Foundation award for outstanding contribution to national unity & economic growth in February 2016.

The Institution of Engineers, Karnataka State Centre, felicitated Sandhya for yeoman service to society in March 2016.

She received the SHRAMA SAADHANA Shining Star award for achieving success through professional excellence from the ISBR, ELCIA & PRCI in May 2016.


6:00- 6:15 PM  – Registrations
6:15 to 7:15 PM – The panel discussion on how to build the right team, lead a team and grow it.
7:15  PM onwards – Networking, live music performances

The event is supported by:

Mums and Stories

Mums and Stories is an online publishing platform where it seeks to connect, inspire, engage and be of relevance to mums. The space that began in October 2015 – www.mumsandstories.com has featured over 160 true stories on mums.These have been on stay at home mums, entrepreneurs, athletes, chefs, bloggers, acid attack fighters becoming mums and host of other varied stories. Mums and stories also connects with parents and kids through its events.


A platform for women with ambition and aspirations, SHEROES offers a career world with opportunities, high growth career resources, mentorship, skills and support. A community built around principles of learning, growth and sharing, the members access most diverse work formats, including corporate jobs, returning professionals programs, partner programs, work from home jobs, part-time work, freelancing, franchising, mompreneur and internship programs. We partner with over 12000 organizations to help them connect with female talent in form of employees, partners and customers. With over a million women served, SHEROES is putting women’s careers on the nation-building map. Meet us at www.sheroes.in
https://twitter.com/sheroesindia | https://facebook.com


JobsForHer is a connecting portal to enable women to restart their careers after breaks and achieve their full potential. JobsForHer connects companies looking for experienced talent with women who wish to restart their careers. JobsForHer’s vision is to reverse female brain drain from within the Indian workforce. Women on a career-break can apply for full-time/part-time/work-from-home and freelance jobs through www.jobsforher.com

Women Restart

Women Restart helps women develop an understanding of their own Job Readiness, bring to up to date with the latest trends and technologies being used in the workplace, inspire and empower to re-start a career. Women can connect with other professionals, and confidently progress with your career goals. Women Restart helps you with: Job Readiness Assessment; Restarter Program; Career Coaching; Latest Trends in workforce; Mentoring with Industry Experts.

Women’s Web

Women’s Web is THE place for the Indian woman who wants to stay engaged with the world, who believes that she has a place in the world, and ideas to offer. They focus on women’s self-development and pursuit of happiness, by offering information on career development, entrepreneurship, managing work and family, successful women, women’s health, social issues and personal finances. Their goal is to help women learn and grow.

Vibha Women

Vibha Women is an organization created to empower women as leaders, to scale either as entrepreneurs.
Our main offerings are coaching and mentoring among others.


The event is free of charge.


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


BHIVE Workspace Residency Road

9th Floor , Prestige Towers, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025