Most of us are uncertain even in the thirties about what career path to choose. These women break the stereotype and are willing to take risks at the early 20s by starting up something of their own. Here’s a list of five women in their early 20s who actually did it. Let’s get some inspiration from them!
1. Aditi Verma
This 21-year old suffers from Down Syndrome and has even had to go an open-heart surgery when she was just 2 and a half years old. Aditi’s corner is on the 3rd floor of Bhoomi Plaza in Belapur, Navi Mumbai. She runs her own professional kitchen that caters to almost 80 orders in a single day. She has hired two employees, for helping her to cook and to look after the deliveries. Other than that, from taking orders, cooking, delivering, and book-keeping, she does it all on her own.
2. Aswini Srinivasan
80 Degrees East
She completed BTech and soon after that started working with a close friend Pranesh, who is the founder of Studio 31, a well-known wedding photography company in Chennai. Pranesh, after observing her work ethics, encouraged her to start a restaurant in the town. They have unique dishes like Bhel Pasta that is a mix of Bhel Puri and Pasta, the two iconic cuisines. Maggi and Dosas are also served with an interesting twist.
3. Esha Gupta
House of Zeniaa
She launched her brand, House of Zeniaa in 2017 when she was just 23 years old. Esha followed her passion starting in the category of abayas. It’s based in Delhi, offering a western wear collection, that targets women in the age group of 20 to 35. The price range of these products is ranging between 2,000 to 12,000 INR. The growth rate of 4 lakh per month in GMV, the House of Zeniaa is now ready to get investors on board.
4. Niharika Bhargava
The Little Farm Co.
She is just 24-years old and has built her organic food brand that features farm products. She started her brand The Little Farm Co about 16 km from Khajuraho in a place called Paharapurwa. This company makes flax & chia seeds, pickles, marmalades using organic products like fruits, vegetables and spices grown in their own land. The spices used for making the pickle like turmeric, red chillies, carom, fennel seeds, coriander, and fenugreek are also grown in the farms.
She completed her BBA in Marketing and Information Systems and moved to Mumbai for work. Riddhi noticed about the apparel industry that an India has a lack of high-quality comfortable loungewear. This made her create nightwear for women using only the best fabrics and unique designs. Currently, the NeceSera is selling its products in online markets and the price ranges between 500 INR for a T-shirt to 2,800 INR for the complete set.
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