Our Team

Shobha Baraskar

Founder


Raising a family of husband, two sons and one daughter – and at the same time running your business successfully is no piece of cake. In fact, it is a difficult tightrope walk where only a few can preserve an exact balance.

Among those rare species is a Mumbai housewife, Shobha Baraskar, read more..

Dilip Phansalkar

Editor-in-Chief


We are very pleased and privileged to introduce our Editor-in-Chief, Dilip Shripad Phansalkar, a long-serving journalist from Mumbai, India. His professional track record covers over 35 years. He has held diverse positions in a number of city newspapers and lifestyle and B2B magazines, handling port read more..

Rekha Bhatt

Executive Editor & Head-Strategies (USA)


Born and raised in Lucknow, India as Rekha Bhatt nee Pal is third of total a six siblings. Despite early economic challenges, nothing could stop her from achieving what she put her mind to. Having to study with no electricity, she appeared in UP Board Merit list and went on to complete her Masters i read more..

Deeba Kazi

Senior Editor-cum-Events Advisor


We are well-pleased to extend a warm welcome to a new entrant to The Womenz editorial team. She is Deeba from Mumbai (India) - our Senior Editor-cum-Events Advisor.

A highly educated, talented and experienced professional, her contribution to our initiative would be of immense value. She h read more..

Zakir Shaik

Advisor - IT & New Initiatives


Zakeer strongly believes, women’s empowerment can transforms the world at grassroots level and he advocates for gender equality. He is very passionate about the right approach to train and develop people at all levels of business.

Based in USA, Zakeer holds a Bachelor of Technology in Co read more..

Gauri Joshi

Correspondent - UK


Based in London, Gauri is a highly educated, experienced HR professional with over 8 year’s corporate Recruitment. An easy going person, she loves to be with family, friends and explore the nature. She strongly believes and advocates Gender Equality.

Her passion towards women emp read more..

Sarita Gracias

Assistant Editor - UAE


Sarita was born in the beautiful town of Navelim, a suburb of Margao in Goa, India. Ever since as a teenager her parents had very well nurtured her to shoulder any responsibility coming her way.

After completing M.Com, she arrived in the UAE in 2000, and so for the past 18 years has been pa read more..