IT ALL STARTED WITH A DESIRE TO SERVE
Founder, Nidhi Banthia Mehta is an entrepreneur, writer, a force for women empowerment through entrepreneurship, an evangelist for refugee entrepreneurship, philanthropist & an unstoppable energy dedicated to helping others achieve their career goals and live to their highest potential
No matter who we are, or where we come from, we all have our own journey and a story that we are writing through our lives - our own story! Everyday brings a new opportunity for our growth. Every choice gives us a chance to pave our own road, We have nothing to prove to anyone but ourselves.
"I have lived in three countries, across 14 cities, where I started and sold two companies in Silicon Valley and in India. I have always followed my passion and I am grateful that life has given me wonderful opportunities to lead a very fulfilled life. SelfAchievers is my third venture that aims to empower students, women, individuals through entrepreneurship." - Nidhi
Our leadership team is focused on creating impact through engagement. As a Founder, I bring in my global experience and networks, my learnings and expertise together to help others meet their business goals and aspirations through programs that foster learnings, skills and mindsets to scaffold the entrepreneurial spirit.
All our educators have post graduate degrees and global entrepreneurial experience in varied industries and verticals. We have experiences and deep learning in starting ventures with zero investment to a heavily funded business.
Enlightened entrepreneurship and Refugee Entrepreneurship programs empower women to embark on their entrepreneurial journey by helping them ideate and identify the right business idea that matches their skill set and then build a financially viable and sustainable business around that
We are bringing in our love for entrepreneurship to empower migrant women start small businesses with low or zero investment so they can re-establish their life in a new country and live a life of economic independence ,dignity and provide for their families.
As human beings, our greatest desire is to feel valued, loved and affirmed. You lend your light to one person and they shine it on another and another and another.
The team at SelfAchievers exist to Empower!
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
A girl hailing from a small town in Madhya Pradesh called Satna, raised watching her entrepreneur mother working hard to live a dream. Nidhi went to a boarding school at the age of 7, learnt how to speak in English in grade 6 and completed her MBA to work with McKinsey & Co. Her genes guided her to take the entrepreneurial path and today after two decades of running businesses globally in the USA, Singapore & India, she's grateful to have created a socially conscious entrepreneurial empire that empowers millions.
In her life, she has followed her passion and pursued a multitude of seemingly unconnected things like dance instruction & fitness, entrepreneurship, ETailing Business, spirituality, writing, anchoring and nurturing small businesses and creating new entrepreneurs. There seemed to be one common thread across all her ventures and work - that was her love for creating a business from the ground up. She loved the thrill of building an idea into a running business and building it into a value that can be sold and move on to the next idea!
Her unusual combination of interests, expertise and skills is a strength, has helped her build two businesses with very low investments ($100 & $700 respectively) and sell them
From working at a consulting firm McKinsey to choreographing Bollywood dance fitness routines and conducting team building dance workshops across the world to publishing books to founding an E-Tailing baby brand and now an EdTech venture training, educating and coaching entrepreneurs, speaking to and motivating young girls and at-home women to embark on the entrepreneurial journey.. She is an undeniable proof that all you need is a passion aligned with your purpose and then you become unstoppable.
"People often ask me "How on earth did you get started in all this?" and “How do you do so much?”
Here’s what I say. I am the driver of my life. I have the power to be, do and have anything I want, as do you. I invest all of my energies into my passion and nurture it. In giving I receive. I am born to empower others! This philosophy, a huge amount of hard-work and blessings have led me to some wonderful milestones. Being awarded as Asia's Top 1000 Women Entrepreneurs , "Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All” for "Corporate Wellness and Wellbeing: Transforming Leadership; Top 100 Women Leaders for the Women Transforming India and Global Women's Leadership award for 2022"
TEDX & GLOBAL SPEAKER ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Rajesh is an entrepreneurial leader with deep experience of over 25 years in working with new ideas, setting up business operations, building, and motivating teams, and driving business growth in start-ups and mid-sized companies. He is deeply interested in the Education sector, having worked in the areas of Employability Enhancement, Consulting and Experiential Learning. He spent 5 years in setting up and scaling a First-of-its-kind skill assessment business in India and was recently involved in growing the business for an EdTech start-up as their President & Country Head. Rajesh enjoys building relationships, solving business problems and helping students realise their potential. He is an Alumnus of INSEAD & NMIMS and also has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal