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An odyssey of a woman from 9 to 5 job to a successful well-known entrepreneur, Padmini Janaki, a mother, an author and a businesswoman.

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If you’re working in the world of startups you’ve probably noticed that female founders and leaders are seriously underrepresented. However, research by Compass reveals that the number of female founders in the global startup ecosystem has grown by 80% over the past few years. The number of female-led app startups may be small, their results are impressive. If you have an app idea which has the potential to be the next big thing then you just have to couple it with the passion and drive towards making it successful.

Well, building a startup is hard. However, every entrepreneur must start somewhere. There is no magic shortcut to building a good startup. However, there is no bias in business either. It doesn’t matter when you start or where you start your journey.

If you are good, you will succeed. Though it can sometimes take years before you reach somewhere you are proud. This successful woman entrepreneur from India, Padmini Janaki, a mixture of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination, has proved the same and reminds you that you can truly start anywhere and anytime.

Padmini Janaki is one of the famous entrepreneurs who is the Founder and CEO of the world’s first pregnancy wellness Femtech platform having a category for single mothers, “MIND AND MOM”. This platform foresees pregnancy aberrations and cures. Padmini has always shown a refreshingly straightforward approach to the healthcare industry and fortunately grabbed a chance to work in the healthcare sector. Periods, PCOS and pregnancy are the most emphasized topics when it comes to women’s lifecycle. Padmini chose pregnancy because women need maximum care and support during these beautiful 9 months of their life. Indeed, her motive was to do something related to women’s health, therefore came up with the brilliant idea, Mind & Mom. This one-stop platform is designed to provide mindful motherhood accessible to every pregnant woman from furnishing hospital checklists to alimentary recipes. It also incorporates a library of blogs consisting of trendy questions to clear every ‘mother to be’ doubts. These top-notch quick read blogs provide insight, humor, and perspective on everything you’ve ever wondered about pregnancy. The mission at Mind & Mom is to “improve the health of women and infants.” This is a great source for those looking to fully embrace #MomLife.

Many authors write to express themselves and their thoughts through their writings, in turn inspiring generations of readers and providing information. After all, words have the power to shape our thoughts and make us better informed people. Padmini Janaki is the writer of an award winning book, Myths & Millennials which is an answer to a lot of our queries as a woman. This is a ‘must-read’ book for everyone, even for men to realise what a millennial woman goes through.

There was a time when online platforms were used to only communicate & chat with loved ones. But now people are well aware of the power of social media. A huge increase of Instagram influencers has been noticed in the past few years. Instagram has become a magical way for those who want to take control over their careers. Ms. Padmini has made her presence felt on the online portals like LinkedIn and Instagram with posts about women & mothers and their health. Any woman can take a look at her informative feed about pregnancy and baby. Apart from, Padmini is a public speaker who has spoken in multiple colleges in India as well as abroad. She is an active podcaster and an awardee of ‘Women with Impact’ too.

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