Nina Lekhi turned an entrepreneur when the words starting up were not even fashionable. Entrepreneurship meant business and that was an idea most women in her times (1980s) steered away from. Nina started and built Baggit, probably India’s first bags enterprise made in India. Travelling from the comfort of her home to the bylanes of the bazaars, she learnt the skills of it all. From making and sowing bags to printing and painting on them, Nina wanted to learn every bit of what she was going to produce.
Can I Bag It All Asks Entrepreneur Nina Lekhi In Her First Book On Business
Tara Khandelwal caught up with Nina during her book launch to discuss the power of entrepreneurship, the challenges and struggles it comes with and keeping a balance in life.
Nina Lekhi turned an entrepreneur when the words starting up were not even fashionable. Entrepreneurship meant business and that was an idea most women in her times (1980s) steered away from. Nina started and built Baggit, probably India’s first bags enterprise made in India. Travelling from the comfort of her home to the bylanes of(…)
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SheThePeople.Tv spoke to some mothers to know their experiences.
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