Lalana Zaveri, (Mentor @ Women Restart) is a name to be reckoned with as she is one of the most inspiring women leaders in India. Under a very docile and delicate exterior is this strong lady with a vast experience of not just leading brands like Printo and Xerox, but also coaching and training leaders and CXOs of tomorrow.
Lalana did her MBA from Nottingham University Business School (UK). She holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma. With now over 14 years of experience Operations and Leadership Development, Lalana started her professional journey from her family business in Bombay, moved on to the multinational company Xerox Ltd. and then in 2006 co-founded Printo. She now works with Navgati, and focuses on the people leadership vertical, which includes designing and facilitating learning interventions such as workshops and development centres.
As a certified MBTI practitioner (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) , she also facilitates MBTI programs. She is also under training to be a psychotherapist. Her other focus areas include process mapping and improvement. She has been invited as a guest lecturer at the IIM-B for the MPWE program where she mentors and inspires several students on entrepreneurship. She is passionate about people development and strongly feels for women empowerment.
Lalana Zaveri is a committed egalitarian and loves to work for the Upliftment of Women. She firmly believes that the only person who can stop a woman from chasing her dreams is the woman herself. Lalana encourages women to come out of their shell and overcome their fear of failure. She also believes that only women can transform the society and should confidently move up the ladder and own up the leadership roles.
She serves on the board of two companies – Printo (mentioned above) and Cividep, an NGO that works in the space of labour rights and human rights. She is also a mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs.
Outside of work, Lalana enjoys playing the Piano and writing Fiction.
To know how a mentor can help you as a women restarter please read How Mentor can help in restarting the career.
We at WomenRestart are fortunate to have her as our mentor. Under her mentorship and coaching, the restarters at WomenRestart will benefit profoundly. She has most graciously agreed to help and mentor women who need to understand their real strength and true calling. She would answer your questions, conduct webinars and workshops. Lalana is frequently asked questions around:
- Define and Push Boundaries
- Identify One's Strengths
- Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling
- Resume Building
See the Q&A with Lalana on Facebook - Professional Success Mantras for Women
Ask her a question today about Restarting your Career. Tag @Women Restart and ask your Question in the comments below.
Not Sure what to Ask Lalana? See Top 10 questions that a Career Restarter should ask a Mentor.