Mentor : Empowering Minds, transforming Lives


Alka Batra, mentor at Innovher

Alka Batra, an esteemed mentor at Innovher, is a stalwart advocate for the progress of women founders, specially-abled entrepreneurs, and individuals from the queer community in the realm of startups. Holding the position of State President of Rajasthan for ABWCI and serving as the Managing Director of AEGIS Jobs Pvt. Ltd., Alka brings over 27 years of impactful experience in HR management.

Her visionary leadership has resulted in over 80,000 successful placements, emphasizing the importance of aligning the right person with the right job. Alka's influence extends to various committees, including CII (IGBC) Jaipur, the Association of Women Entrepreneur (AWE), and her past role as the Chairperson of the Jaipur Chapter at FICCI FLO.

Alka's remarkable achievements include accolades like the International Award for Pioneer in Recruitment Consultancy, the Rajasthan Radiance Award, and the Women Super Achiever Award. As a mentor at Innovher, Alka Batra contributes her wealth of experience, dedication, and a spirit of empowerment, shaping the trajectory of entrepreneurship for women, specially-abled individuals, and the queer community.


Dr.Shweta Choudhary, mentor at Innovher

Dr. Shweta Choudhary emerges as a dynamic influencer at the intersection of innovation, academia, and entrepreneurial mentorship, As the Founder & Director of Innovher a startup accelerator in Jaipur, Rajasthan, she is deeply committed to guiding and supporting the growth of tier II & III founders, women entrepreneurs, and underrepresented startup leaders. Driven by a wealth of experience, she currently serves on the MSH Expert Committee for the Gen-Next Support for Innovative Startups (GENESIS) Scheme by Meity Startup Hub, Govt. of India.

Dr. Choudhary's journey includes impactful roles such as Founder Director of ACIC-VGU Foundation, Director of VGU-TBI Foundation under ASPIRE Scheme, and Faculty Chair for SIDBI Swavalamban Chair for MSME solutions. With a versatile background in academia and a family business legacy, she brings profound entrepreneurial acumen to the table. As an advisor to industrial associations and a certified auditor for green buildings and sustainable waste management, she combines academic rigor with real-world expertise. With 19 years in academia, Dr. Shweta Choudhary is not only a guide to PhD scholars and startups but also the promoter of CODE Edu Services, aimed at enhancing teaching–learning across non-STEM domains. Her vision aligns with InnovHER's commitment to mentor and support women founders, specially-abled entrepreneurs, and queer community startup aspirants. Dr. Choudhary's expertise positions her as a key figure in fast-tracking unique entrepreneurial journeys from pre-seed to seed rounds, providing crucial insights for the fundamental growth a growth and expansion of companies.


Raghushree Poddar, mentor at Innovher

Raghushree Poddar, a dynamic leader in entrepreneurship, sustainability, astrology, and social welfare, stands as a beacon of empowerment and societal upliftment. With her diverse expertise, she champions women's empowerment, traditional crafts, and societal progress, leaving an indelible mark across industries.

At Cheer Sagar Exports, as Director, she showcases exceptional leadership, propelling the company to success in the competitive export domain. Simultaneously, as Sustainable Brand Owner of Reme Lifestyle, she advocates for eco-conscious practices, setting benchmarks for responsible entrepreneurship.

Beyond business, her mastery in Astrology and Vaastu offers guidance to countless seekers, illuminating their paths to clarity and purpose. As Chairperson of FICCI FLO Jaipur Chapter, she spearheads initiatives to empower women entrepreneurs and promote cultural heritage through artisanal support.

Raghushree's vision transcends business realms, focusing on societal welfare through education, healthcare, and inclusivity initiatives. Her legacy resonates with empowerment, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of a brighter future for all, inspiring others to follow suit. In essence, Raghushree Poddar epitomizes modern leadership, blending business acumen with social responsibility to create a world where compassion thrives, inspiring generations of changemakers to forge a better tomorrow.


Umang Maheshwari, mentor at Innovher

Umang Maheshwari, a versatile professional with an MBA and pursuing a Ph.D. in Marketing Management, leads Consulting & Research at Schbang, India’s premier independent agency. With a team of 1400 professionals, he drives business growth through consumer insights, marketing planning, and Go-to-Market execution for top brands like Amazon India, Britannia, and MSD Pharma.

As a visiting faculty at esteemed institutions like IIMs and NMIMS, Umang imparts knowledge to aspiring marketers, shaping the minds of over 700 students who now excel in leading national and multinational firms. His interests span SME Business Growth, Media Mix Modeling, and New Age Sales Strategies, reflecting his commitment to modern management practices and fostering entrepreneurial talent.

Umang Maheshwari embodies a blend of academia and industry expertise, steering organizations towards success with innovative strategies and impactful implementations.


Vinay Modi, mentor at Innovher

Vinay Modi, a certified coach by Newfield and a trainer in MBTI, holds an MBA and an MA in Economics. With a steadfast belief in the power of hard work and compassion, he has trained over 50,000 students for CAT over the past 19 years, imparting life skills effortlessly.

As a seasoned public speaker, Vinay has addressed audiences on Leadership, Winning, and Self-Management, drawing from his extensive experience. His mission revolves around empowering and enlightening young minds, parents, and individuals striving for positive change by enhancing their skill sets.

Utilizing his counseling prowess, Vinay aims to assist young minds in aligning their natural personality preferences with their career choices, having interviewed thousands of aspirants and recognizing the significant impact of the right approach in any interview process.

Having served as a TEDx Speaker and an Ontological coach, Vinay infuses energy into groups and facilitates transformative shifts in speech clarity, body language, learning orientation, and openness to new ideas.


Akshaya Goyal, mentor at Innovher

Akshaya Goyal brings with him over 20 years of International Business & professional experience in diverse fields such as FMCG, International Trade, Agricultural Supply Chain to Textiles now. Akshaya is a FirstGeneration Serial Entrepreneur and Managing Director of an Integrated Textile Enterprise.

His passion to work with businesses and help them grow prompted him to start BNI. As an Executive Director, BNI Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer & Alwar & Sikar He currently has a whooping 1500+ entrepreneurs’ strength in just 5 years.

Further, as a founder of Corporate Connections in Jaipur, his vision is to create an exclusive network of high-net-worth business entrepreneurs looking for strategic connections & multi-fold business growth opportunities at National & Global levels..

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