sheshines with Winpe
July 27, 2023 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM IST)
JW Marriott, Aerocity, New Delhi
On Thursday, 27th July 2023, a powerful and transformative event, "sheshines," unfolded in Delhi NCR, bringing together exceptional women in Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship. The evening was dedicated to celebrating the achievements and resilience of women leaders, fostering meaningful connections, and igniting the flames of inspiration for all attendees.

A Glance at the Vibrant Event:
The event took place at the prestigious Studio 7, JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity, amidst an ambience that exuded positivity and energy. As the clock struck at 5:00 pm, the event kicked off with an engaging discussion on Women and Leadership, featuring distinguished speakers who have left an indelible mark in their respective fields.

Inspiring Leadership Journeys:
The speakers, Alka Goel (Founding Partner, Alkemi Growth Capital), Aparajita Ahuja (Managing Director & CFO, CX Partners), Aparna Mangla (Investment Manager, BII), Gazal Kalra (Co-founder, Rivigo), and Dr. Shikha Nehru Sharma (Founder & Managing Director, Nutriwel Health - India Pvt Ltd), enthralled the audience with their captivating leadership journeys. Each speaker revealed key milestones that significantly influenced their paths to success. They candidly shared the challenges they encountered and the strategies they employed to overcome these hurdles. The event continued with the visionary speakers providing their perspectives on the evolution of the tech-VCPE ecosystem since their early days. Their valuable insights shed light on the transformative changes that have occurred and the potential avenues for further development within the Delhi-NCR community for women leaders.

Key Takeaways - Empowering Women Leaders:

  • Embracing Challenges: Encouragement to tackle challenges head-on, with the understanding that they are an inevitable part of the journey to success.
  • Long-Term Vision: The importance of focusing on long-term goals and aspirations, using them as guiding stars through any adversity.
  • Reflective Leadership: The need for introspection and self-awareness to become effective and inspiring leaders.
  • Authenticity and Confidence: Emphasizing the power of authenticity and the value of projecting one's true self without hesitation.
  • Validation and Feedback: The significance of seeking validation while also embracing feedback as a tool for growth.
  • Curiosity and Data-Driven Decisions: Encouraging a curious mindset and making informed decisions backed by data and insights.
  • Empathy in Communication: The power of empathy in building strong and lasting connections with team members and stakeholders.
  • Value Creation over Valuation: Focusing on creating value and impact, rather than being solely driven by valuation metrics.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all attendees, and speakers for making "sheshines" an exceptional and memorable occasion. Until we meet again, keep shining, and never forget the remarkable potential that lies within you!


Alka Goel

Alka Goel
Founding Partner,
Alkemi Growth Capital
Aparajita Ahuja

Aparajita Ahuja
Managing Director & CFO,
CX Partners
Aparna Mangla

Aparna Mangla
Investment Manager,
British International Investment India Advisers Private Limited
Gazal Kalra

Gazal Kalra
Dr. Shikha Nehru Sharma

Dr. Shikha Nehru Sharma
Founder & Managing Director,
Nutriwel Health (India) Pvt Ltd
Wendy Werner

Wendy Werner
Country Manager,
IFC India