Business Mentor with National Entrepreneurship Network ( NEN ) and Her Entrepreneurship Network (HEN) ,Cheri Blair Foundation, UK and Everwise, US . Mentored for ISB Goldmann Sachs 10000 women entrepreneurship Program, batches held at Bangalore. Considers Mentoring businssman as a social commitment having been a first generation entrepreneur. Chartered accountant, Entrepreneur and Promoter Director of Fourell Appliances Private Limited, since 1985 for portable gas appliances. Hon. Program. Director of Bangalore Division of Make A Wish Foundation of India since 2008 Volunteering to fulfill cherished wishes of children with life threatening illnesses. Guest lecturer on entrepreneurship, making business plan, practical accounting, Accounting and laws for SMEs etc. Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Legal aspects of Business, Using accounts as decision making tool for business, Business Mentoring, Social entrepreneurship, Business plan and plan evaluation. Focus on converting all decisions of biz to numerical figures to make the final decision more rational and logical, in evaluating the various options.
Business Mentor, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Sep 2015 to Present
Volunteer as a business mentor on this International Platform for mentoring entrepreneurs and walking along with them in their entrepreneurial journey. Mentees are allotted by the foundation to suit the skill sets and the needs of the specific mentee by the foundation. Very structured program with regular feedbacks on the process.
Business Mentor, National Entrepreneurship Network
Jun 2014 to Present
Volunteered to associate with NEN, an initiative of Wadhwani Foundation. Been doing mentoring and volunteering to be associated with their various entrepreneurship promotion activities.
Hon. Program. Director -Bangalore Division, Make A Wish Foundation of India
Nov 2007 to Present
Intitiated the Bangalore Division in end 2007 under the national office of the Foundation based at Mumbai, who are affiliated to Make a Wish International. The foundation fulfillsl cherished wishes of Children between 3 and 18 years of age with life threatening illnesses to provide them with hope, joy and happiness.
Owner and Promoter Director, Fourell Appliances Private Limited
Apr 1985 to Present
First generation entrepreneurial venture after qualifying as Chartered Accountant . Started in 1985 and made and marketed gas candles, a product unique to the world and added gas operated hand held flame torches for heating purposes. Journey of over 30 years, taking small but steps ahead.