Internationally Recognized Social Entrepreneur|TEDx Speaker
Mahalakshmi Saravanan is an internationally recognized first generation social entrepreneur, and TEDx speaker. She was born in Ketti, a small village in The Nilgiris and she belongs to the indigenous community called Badagas. She became an accidental entrepreneur with no knowledge in business and she started her business from scratch. Today, her brand "Women Entrepreneurs India" has become an internationally recognised brand which supports and encourages women to become entrepreneurs. She started with zero contacts in business and now, she has built a huge network of women entrepreneurs and handholds them to start, formalize and grow their business.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan has a passion to create better opportunities for women and she has been encouraging budding entrepreneurs. With her indomitable optimism and can-do spirit, she has become a role model for thousands of aspiring women entrepreneurs today. She has been invited as a motivational speaker at major National and International conferences, industry events,corporates etc. She is fortunate to have touched more than 1, 00,000 people across the globe including government officials, entrepreneurs, scientists, corporate employees, students and rural women, through her passion to connect and empower them.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan was invited by the following brands/organizations as the Chief guest/Guest Speaker.
Reserve bank of India staff college
Infosys, Amazon, Accenture,Indian Oil Corporation, Coromandel-Murugappa, Hindustan Unilever,Casagrand, Addison & Co,India Cements(ladies wing),ARCI,etc.,
Stanley Medical College, Amity Global Business School, VIT,NIT- Trichy, MIT Chennai, Acropolis Institutions,Madhyapradesh, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Institute of Technology, Chapra, Bihar(webinar), Anna University,MOP vaishnav, Stella Maris,Ethiraj college, Madras University, WCC, Pondicherry University, SRM, PSG Tech, SIET, Avinashilingam University, Saveetha Engineering, Gurunanak,AM Jain,Nazareth,Agni College of technology,Jawaharlal Nehru College for women,PKR Arts & Science College, Sri Sankara College,Prathyusha Engineering College, MMES,Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering,Sri Ramakrishna college of arts and science,Erode Sengunthar Engineering College,Kongu Nadu Arts & Science College,Karpagam Academy of Higher Education,HHMSPB NSS College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala IEDC (Innovation Entrepreneurship Development centre), LBS Institute of Technology for Women, Kerala, Bharathi Women’s College, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Andhra Pradesh, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Nehru Group of Institutions, VVM's Shree Damodar College of Commerce & Economics Margao, Goa, Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science,Indore, Dr. SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science,Vivekanandha College of Technology for Women, etc.
Vels Vidyashram, KSR Akshara,Bala Vidya Mandir,Hindu Chellamal Vidyalaya, Sri Shankara School,Global Public School-Vellore,National model school,etc.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India(The Coimbatore branch of SIRC)
Mahalakshmi Saravanan was a speaker at an International Event organized by the Tamilnadu Engineers Forum in Kuwait.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan shared her views on the "Role of Women in Entrepreneurship" at the International Webinar Lecture Series - Commemorating the Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita by Kongunadu Arts & Science College and Swami Vivekananda Study Circle.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan has 13+ years experience in business. Prior to business, she started her career as a lecturer in the SRM University(IHM) and worked for more than 4 and half years during which she was a teacher and mentor to several batches of students. As an academically inclined person, she has cleared the national and state level exams namely Agricultural Research Scientist -National Educational Test (ARS-NET) and SLET and was certified as an assistant professor. She is also an SEO specialist and digital marketing strategist and has been instrumental in guiding several businesses to acquire high rankings online. She has taught this technique to more than hundred women entrepreneurs and aspiring students. She has 17+ years of experience and has 13+ years of experience in business.
Her interviews have been featured in the leading south indian television channels, and she was featured in the Economic Times, Financial Express,and many other regional newspapers.
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- Inspired >1,00,000+ people across the globe
- 2 International Recognitions
- 8+ Awards
01 HER VISION
Her vision is to empower women in business to their business success.
02 Achievements & Recognitions
Women Entrepreneurs India, her social initiative was featured on the 2019 Asia Pacific journal, an initiative of the Cabinet Office of Japan. She was featured along with the global leaders and companies across the Asia-Pacific region.
She was a TEDx Speaker during the TEDx Veltech event-March , 2019
She was conferred with the "Outstanding achievement award for Women Empowerment through Entrepreneurship" during the international women’s day celebrations - March 2021 by Rajalakshmi Group of Institutions.
She is the recipient of the Inspiring women Award-2019-2020 by Casagrand
She is the recipient of Business Acharya award-2020 for the entrepreneur category by Karpaga Vinayaga college of Engineering and technology during the Maathare T20
She is the recipient of the Yuvasakthi Award by NIA institutions-Dr.Mahalingam Engg. College, Pollachi
She received the AIMED Spirited Woman Entrepreneur Award by Aachi Foods, March 2019
She has been featured on the economic times newspaper on the Women's Entrepreneurship Day,Nov-19th, 2016
She has been featured on the Financial express epaper -Delhi edition on the Women's Entrepreneurship Day,Nov-19th, 2021
She has been conferred the Rex Karmaveer Global Fellowship,an award instituted by iCongo and the United Nations at “iCONGO’s REX Conclive, NewDelhi.
Applauding her enterprising feat, Mahalakshmi Saravanan, has been conferred with the “BEST WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR AWARD'by SSM Educational Institutions, Komarapalayam.
She was one of the panelists and shared the stage with the celebrity actress Gautami tadimalla in the road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 presented by NITI Aayog in association with FICCI and GES at IIT Madras.
She was a panelist at the International Women’s Day Celebration(March,2015) at World Trade Centre,Mumbai.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan was honoured as an exemplary women achiever and was awarded with a special title, "Mani Thilagam" by Sri Sankara group of Schools
Mahalakshmi Saravanan facilitated the National level Faculty Development Program hosted by PKR arts & Science College in Collaboration with EDC,Anna University, Coimbatore on May 19th,2020 She presented a session on "Digital marketing for entrepreneurs".
Mahalakshmi Saravanan presented a webinar for faculty members across India on “Digital Communication during & post COVID” organized by Stella Maris College on May 22nd ,2020. More than 100 participants attended.
Mahalakshmi Saravanan facilitated the Faculty Development Program(Entrepreneurship) for a group of experienced faculty members of Vellore Institute of Technology-VIT vellore
Mahalakshmi Saravanan was the guest speaker at the Reserve Bank Staff College (RBSC) - a premier training establishment of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) associated with training and capacity building for its officers. She delivered a talk on “Women – Managing Work-Life balance” on 24th, April 2017