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Kavita Agarwal

Founder and CEO at Cafe | Promoter, Indcap Advisors and Neev Credit

Specialisation:Business Coaching, Finance, Business strategies, Team building, Business Planning, Digital Marketing .

Kavita is the Founder of Career after Family Enterprise. A Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Certified Treasury Manager by qualification, she has more than 20 years of Corporate experience in various roles.
She has extensively worked on project reports, business plans, corporate strategy, corporate advisory and team building at Indcap Advisors. A keen learner herself, her interests lies in sharing her knowledge & skills with fellow women.
She is the State President of WICCI Homepreneurs Council WB, a member of ICAI, ICSI, ACTM, Ladies Circle India, FICCI FLO and ALL Ladies League.


Nidhi Karnani

Founder, Move with Groove

Specialisation:People management, Revival of sick unit, setting up business, Event management, Medical and healthcare, Activity centre.

Nidhi is the Chief Networking officer and the Co Founder at CAFÉ. A Chartered Financial Analyst by qualification, she is a complete multitasker. Through her hard work and dedication, she turned around her factory- which is the only manufacturing unit of medical packaging in eastern India.
Two years ago, she started the Fitness studio “Move with Groove”, which has become the talk of the town. She is very actively involved at National Board of Ladies Circle India, travelling all across India for various projects and initiatives.
With her desire to make a difference in the lives of more women she has stepped in as the Co Founder here. She is also a member of Ladies Circle India, FICCI FLO, ALL Ladies League.


Lokesh Nathany

Founder - MERA WELLNESS, Licensee, Curator & Host - TEDxChowringhee

Specialisation:Life & Financial Coach, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Networking, art of communication.

Lokesh comes from a small town in India. He is a dreamer. He has always worked towards making dreams a reality. He has come a long way from being a very shy person, poor in English and exposure to public speaking to be a regular for couple of years on CNBC and Bloomberg UTV as a guest speaker.
Lokesh is currently setting up his wellness platform – MERA WELLNESS. He is advising people for both Life and Financial Wellness. He is helping individuals turn into Entrepreneurs. His strong belief is *U ATTRACT WHAT U R”.
He is the Charter member of TiE Kolkata, Advisor - Live Kingsize, Die Kingsize Foundation and Mentor – CAFÉ and TEDx speaker.


Anupriya Chowdhary

Author | Blogger | Co-Founder - Shivam Swachh Soch Pvt. Ltd.

Specialisation:Content creation, career counselling, Energy healer, Team management.

Anupriya worked with a major IT organisation before doing her MBA from a reputed Management Institute in Mumbai. She has a diversified experience ranging from Human Resources Manager to assignments coaching with Career Launcher, admissions Consulting for aspiring candidates of GMAT and helping them write their applications.
In 2016, she took to writing and blogging at www.mommytincture.com which is a parenting and kids lifestyle blogazine. In 2 years she became a published author with an ebook and a paperback in the drama/fiction genre. She is also the Co-Founder of the start-up Shivam Swachh Soch Pvt. Ltd., a waste management company that processes agricultural and garden waste into biofuel.
She would like to use her knowledge to help women now.


Alkesh Agarwal

Cafe Mentor | Co-founder & CEO, Refeel & Clublaptop

Specialisation:Entrepreneurship, Team management, Retail, Marketing, Technology.

An inspiring entrepreneur with unbeatable spirit, Alkesh is the founder and partner of eminent enterprises including Re-feel – India’s Largest Printer Cartridge Recycling Retail Chain, Re-feel Gifts - One of India's Leading Manufacturers & Importers of Awards & Trophies, Clublaptop – India’s Largest Multi brand Laptop Repairs and Accessories Network. Exclusive stores for these brands spread at over 200 locations covering over 90 cities of India.
Even though his early roots rest in tech, his cutting edge offline & online marketing ideas have reaped remarkable applause across industry circles.
He is also an active member of NASSCOM, TiE Kolkata & ICBI.


Renu Saharia

Cafe Mentor | Insurance Advisor

Specialisation:Financial Market, Insurance, Social service, Networking, Mentoring.

Renu Saharia is one of the top insurance advisors of the city. She was destined to work hard and create a niche for herself. Married in a well to do family but she had to struggle for her financial independence.

She has received around 100 awards in different countries.


Samir Agarwal

Cafe Mentor | Investment Banker | Co Founder, Neev Credit | Promoter, Indcap Advisors

Specialisation:Finance, Public speaking, Start ups, Networking.

Samir, promoter director of Indcap Advisors (a boutique investment bank) and also co-founder of Neev Credit (student loan finance company), is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Chartered Financial Analyst (India). He was amongst the top 10 rank holders in CFA Final exams.
Samir was awarded a Certificate in Business Excellence at Columbia Business School, New York (an Ivy League Business School).
Samir, before promoting Indcap Advisors, had stint with global consultancy firms like Arthur Anderson and Ernst & Young. Over the years he has developed an enviable networking in the investor community.
Samir is a registered Insolvency Resolution Professional registered with IBBI. He is also member of TIECon Kolkata, CII Eastern Region, Charter Chairman at International Chamber of Business & Industries (ICBI), Chapter 3, Kolkata.


Meenu Agarwal

Cafe Mentor | Clinical Dietitian and Nutritionist

Specialisation:Health, Nutrition.

Meenu, the founder of Food N wellness, is a clinical Dietitian in private practise in Singapore & advise clients globally on health and nutrition. She holds a master degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management. She is a Kolkata girl but serves all parts of the world: USA, Hongkong, Africa, India, Dubai, South America, Australia, Europe, UK, Indonesia, Vietnam and UAE.
Her specialisation includes clinical medical conditions, Sport Nutrition, Weight loss programmes etc. She is a regular at Corporates and community talk shows on nutrition. She has also conducted various Nutrition camps to create awareness about health and nutrition.


Ritu Dhanuka

YCafe Opinions Club Mentor | Founder and Chief Mentor at Next Level

Specialisation:Content | GK | Public Speaking | Current Affairs.

Ritu Dhanuka is a first class M.A. from Calcutta University with a certificate in interdisciplinary research from Centre for Studies in Social Sciences. She is NET and JRF qualified by the University Grants Commission (UGC), India. She is an investor, writer and a mentor. She has edited books, newsletters and has provided content for corporate and business communication. Ritu has found ‘Next Level ’ which offers Creative Writing, Public Speaking, Critical Thinking, Current Affairs, Financial Literacy and Knowledge courses to students from 8-18 years.


Suruchi Khetan

Y Cafe Mentor Chefs Club

Specialisation:Cooking | Yoga | Saree styling.

Suruchi is a Healthy cooking enthusiast. Learnt varieties of cooking while upbringing 2 kids and living in various parts of the world. She Loves working with kids. Adopting Holistic lifestyle change, she is a Yoga practitioner too.


Mamta Seksaria

Y Cafe Chefs Club Mentor

Specialisation:Holiday Expert at MMT | Healthy cooking .

Mamta is a home maker and mother of two grown up girls. She loves to cook delicious and healthy food for them. With her years of experience she now wants to groom young wannabe chefs at Ycafe and also learn from them.


Kavita Sodha

YCafe Art Club Mentor | Art instructor and Founder of Kavitas Kreations and Art ki Paathshala

Specialisation:Crafter | Artist | Choreographer.

Kavita is a renowned creative art professional specialised in mandala, doodle art, resin art, pouring art, abstract art, acrylic paintings, watercolours, paper craft trousseau packing, murals, canvas painting.
Given 1000's of workshops, organised various competitions of art and craft and trained 1000's of students in gujarti folk dance.


Tina Jain

Y Cafe Writers Club Mentor | KidsAge Newspaper

Specialisation:Creative writing | Graphologist.

Tina is a Mother of 2 children and always curious to learn new techniques to teach kids in a fun way.
She is trained in public speaking, creative writing, and is a graphologist. She loves reading as well as writing and wants to help children do the same.She is the Franchise owner for kids age newspaper (award winning kids monthly newspaper).


Poorvi Khetan

Y Cafe Writers Club Mentor

Specialisation:Creative writing | Vocabulary.

Poorvi has headed the Social Clubs of her school and college which encompass all round development of the students. She has an inclination towards creative writing, reading, and vocabulary building and she writes poems, articles etc. She is active on various competitive sites to keep learning.


Manisha Tibrewal

Cafe Mentor for Cafe Hindi & Cafe Fridays on Mic | Founder Naisha

Specialisation:Public Speaking | Creative writing | decor & Platter.

नमस्कार, मैं एक गृहणी होने के साथ साथ, अपने सपनों में भी रंग भरती हूँ और उन्हें उडान भी देती हूँ । नाइशा के नाम से मैं personalized और customized सामान बनाती हूँ। हर किसी के अनुष्ठान को खास बनाती हूँ। खूबसूरत चीजें बनाकर सभी के कार्यक्रम को सजाने के साथ साथ अपने खूबसूरत ख्यालों को शब्दों में पिरोती हूँ और कविता, कहानी, लेख का आकार देती हूँ। मैं कार्यक्रमों में बहुत सक्रिय रूप से भाग लेती हू टोस्ट मास्टर्स क्लब से भी जुड़ी हुई हू..बहुत सारे मंच से कार्यक्रम का आयोजन, संचालन, और भाषण सभी मुझे पसंद है, खासकर हिन्दी में क्युंकी हिन्दी भाषा से मेरा अनूठा प्रेम है.. हिन्दी हमारी शान है, हिन्दी हमारी पहचान है, हिन्दी में बसती मेरी जान है। मेरा विचार है कि हम चाहे किसी भी भाषा को अपनाए पर अपनी राष्ट्र भाषा हिंदी को ना हेय दृष्टि से देखें ना ही इसकी अवहेलना करें। जड़ों से जुड़ेंगे तभी तो फलेंगे, फुलेंगे।


Priya Jalan

Cafe Mentor | English Vinglish | | IELTS Trainer | Art of Living Teacher

Specialisation:Communication, Spoken English, English Fundamentals.

Priya has been the English Vinglish mentor since the 1st batch.


Babita Jhunjhunwala

Cafe Mentor | English Vinglish | Counsellor


Babita is a psychological counsellor, life skills coach and a homemaker. She is the co- founder of the mental health platform, "Mann Ki Baat- a journey within". She has helped people in many spheres like young adults, homemakers, engaged couple, to deal with their difficult life circumstances. She has been the winner at Cafe Fridays on Mic and is now helping fellow members as English Vinglish Co Mentor.