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The founder and CEO of the net style portal LimeRoad is among the most sensible Indian marketers within the fashion-tech phase. Suchi Mukherjee has gained laurels just like the Infocom 2015 Girl of the Yr award within the Virtual Trade class and NDTV’s Unicorn Girl Entrepreneur of the Yr Award in 2016. The St. Stephen’s and LSE alumnus used to be the one feminine e-commerce participant to percentage the dais with the Top Minister on the Get started-up India — Rise up India convention closing yr. On the match, she signed a memorandum of figuring out with the Madhya Pradesh executive to provide native handicrafts a countrywide presence. Elevating 50 million bucks in 3 rounds of investment lately, the trailblazer has taken her corporate to the second one spot within the on-line style vertical. Democratising and bringing style to the hundreds and equalising pay, LimeRoad is empowering ladies on all sides. No surprise then that the platform, which sells attire and equipment for males, ladies and youngsters, is a favorite with ladies — who contain 70 in step with cent of LimeRoad’s 50 million per thirty days guests. “Thirty in step with cent of our workers are ladies; on the center control stage, it is going as much as 46 in step with cent. To reach this, we didn’t want an inclusion rider. As a substitute, we be sure that a various team is keen on hiring, appraisal and promotion discussions,” Mukherjee tells Verve.
“The presence of ladies leaders and resolution makers in industry is rising evidence that girls are, in opposition to odds, achieving for an area with out being limited by means of conventional gender roles, and that’s admirable.”
– Mehak Mahajan, 35, Journalist, Mumbai