deAsra Mentors

Entrepreneurs need mentors to support and guide them in their business journey. It is said that a good mentor explains, a superior mentor demonstrates, however, the greatest mentor inspires and every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor.

With this philosophy, deAsra Foundation has a panel of mentors with vast experiences in various fields. Get in touch with us and get mentored by deAsra’s mentors.

Aishwarya Waghmare

Proprietor at Mireille by Aishwarya.

Industry / Sector:

Fashion

Expertise:

Specialised in customised clothing, indo-western clothing

Bio:

Aishwarya Waghmare is the Proprietor at Mireille by Aishwarya.
At very young age Aishwarya has excelled in the field of fashion designing. She has worked under renowned fashion designer Nivedita Saboo and also helped her through Pune fashion week season 5.

Objective:

As a mentor she guides fashion related entrepreneur in providing the guidance related to fashion business.

Other Contributions:

Aishwarya has won the national level design competition Consortium of Green Fashion (CGF) in 2014 under the category of best collection -jury.

Arun Vartak

Industry / Sector:

Banking, Finance and Insurance

Expertise:

Business Planning, Credit appraisal, credit processing and credit management, Trainer for marketing of banking products and services, systems and processes, legal recovery of loans, etc.

Bio:

Mr. Vartak has 34 years of experience as a banker specialised in handling credit processing cells. He has served in many banks including State Bank Of India, Janata Sahakari , Saraswat Bank and various other management institutes.

Objective:

To provide assistance and mentoring to small business entrepreneurs in the fields of credit management and various other financial quality content.

Other Contributions:

Imparts commerce education voluntarily to the underprivileged students.

Ashok Magdum

Industry / Sector:

Banking, Finance.

Expertise:

Business administration and leadership, MSME lending.

Bio:

Mr. Magdum has 37 years of experience in banking, law, finance and psychology. He was a member of the board of administration at Maharashtra State Co-operative bank, Mumbai during 2015-17.

Objective:

To provide assistance in making effective bank proposals and facilitating in getting them approved, something that the entrepreneur finds really challenging.

Other Contributions:

Delivered lectures at various institutes on leadership, finance and banking.

Dhananjay Khire

Industry / Sector:

Banking and Finance.

Expertise:

Business Administration and Customer Relation Management.

Bio:

Mr. Khire has a 40+ years of experience in banking where he has undertaken various senior managerial roles.

Objective:

To be actively involved in connecting with various entrepreneur groups, clubs, and institutions as a front face for deAsra. He also offers his valuable inputs towards creating the content for deAsra magazine named Yashaswi Udyojak.

Other Contributions:

He initiated setting up of 22 branches for Bank of Maharashtra in Nashik district.

Dr.Dileep Rasane

Industry / Sector:

Dairy and Animal Science.

Expertise:

Research, Operations

Bio:

He brings with him a rich experience of 37+ years in teaching research and extension in animal husbandry and dairy science. He has served as a Professor head, Sr. Scientist and a Principal Scientist of various projects of Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Objective:

Mentoring entrepreneurs in starting the dairy farming, Goat and poultry farming.

Other Contributions:

He has served as a Ph.D guides for various students and also has published 25 Research articles and 32 popular articles.

Dr. Jyoti Gogte

Industry / Sector:

General manufacturing and trading,
Carrying and Forwarding agent.

Expertise:

Business Management and administration, Alliances and Human Resource management.

Bio:

Mrs. Gogte has a 35 years of experience as an entrepreneur. She holds a PHd degree in Finance and has served as the Director of a management institute.

Objective:

To provide support to business entrepreneurs in Business management, administration and human resource.

Other Contributions:

She is the author of the text book-‘Start-up & New Venture Management’ for MBA, University of Pune. She has contributed to research papers at national & international conferences.

Kapil Muzumdar

Industry / Sector:

Start-ups and SME businesses in products and services.

Expertise:

New Brand Creation, Brand Strategy, Creativity and Leadership Mentoring.

Bio:

Kapil Muzumdar loves a world around books, words, stories, inspiration, ideas, brands, behaviour, strategy, philosophy and creativity. He writes and tells unusual stories, pens biographies, mentors emerging leaders, cultures young professionals in organizations, and creates new brands. He has over 28 years of experience in writing for brands and building strategies for them.

Objective:

On a mission to make the young and emerging entrepreneurs and learners know, learn and absorb the ingenious Indian intellect of the past and inspire them to love what they do.

Other Contributions:

Teaches creativity to the less privileged rural kids. Has inspired over a thousand youngsters on the importance and power of creativity, co-existence, compassion and collaboration.

Kavita Awasthee

Proprietor at Poshakh

Industry / Sector:

Fashion Industry and Image & Wardrobe Consultant.

Expertise:

Designing Corporate, Wedding & Casual wear. Skilled in all types of Embroidery and Painting. Expert in Natural Fabrics of India.

Bio:

Mrs.Kavita Awasthee is a Fashion Designer and a owner of her own brand – ’Poshakh”. Poshakh is a 25 year old boutique specializing in woven and printed fabrics from more than 14 states of India. She is also into customized designing and tailoring with a team of over 30 designers and Karigars.

Objective:

To help entrepreneurs in the fashion industry to set up and grow their businesses by sharing the latest ideas and trends in fashion industry.

Other Contributions:

One of the Pioneers in promoting only Pure and Natural Fabrics of India.
Speaker at various Corporate Houses, Educational Institutions and Entrepreneur Conferences on “Importance of being Well Dressed & Appropriately Dressed”.

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deAsra helps entrepreneurs to Start, Manage and Grow businesses. Entrepreneurs often need guidance and brainstorming and our experienced and selfless mentors are their sounding board.

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