Shreyasi Singh, Founder & CEO, Harappa Education

Shreyasi Singh

Shreyasi Singh, Founder & CEO, Harappa Education

Shreyasi’s journey to entrepreneurship, and higher education, is itself symbolic of the diversity and opportunities of modern careers. She is currently Founder & CEO, Harappa Education — an online education institution that aims to become a necessary and high-quality learning destination for all young professionals

Podcast

Overview

We are delighted to have with us a very happy go lucky and successful personality, Shreyasi Singh. Mrs. Singh is the Founder and CEO of an online learning platform – Harappa Education and a very experienced journalist.  After completing her education from LSR and IIMS, she continued to work with a number of print media and broadcasting companies. Mrs. Singh is not a keen supporter of tv journalism. She believes that tv journalism has turned into an unhealthy environment for journalists. They discussed the extensive changes that have taken place in the field of journalism and how journalists have adapted to them. They also talk about the broad spectrum that journalism has acquired via the internet. Mrs. Singh believes that it is easier for people to express their opinions and share their thoughts through various social media platforms. Mrs. Singh also tells us about her current venture of Harappa Education. She explains that it is an online institution that teaches using the cognitive, social and behavioral skills. She describes the structure and procedure of her online portal and it’s benefits. They further discuss the internet being a key aspect of learning in the modern day. Its usage for passion learning, distant learning and online education and regulation of education (as a subject) in the country. Mrs Singh is a multi-tasker and a role model to lots of women.She’s extremely passionate about her work and is equally hard-working!

Profile

Shreyasi’s journey to entrepreneurship, and higher education, is itself symbolic of the diversity and opportunities of modern careers. She is currently Founder & CEO, Harappa Education — an online education institution that aims to become a necessary and high-quality learning destination for all young professionals. She began her career as a journalist, and spent more than 10 years in media, across news agencies, broadcast and specialty print media. She was the editor of the Indian edition of  Inc., the iconic American magazine on entrepreneurship. The magazine was consistently commended for its benchmark production values, editorial quality and fresh storytelling. Her fascination for entrepreneurship, especially around tech-enabled scale businesses, was seeded at this time.

Shreyasi has written two books on entrepreneurship, including The Wealth Wallahs, which profiled India’s first-generation wealth creators and a new breed of wealth managers. She was recognized with the Young Woman Author Award by India’s Women Enterprise Awards for the book. Her second book, The Girl Who Thinks In Numbers, is a children’s book, and tells the real-life story of a woman entrepreneur. She has also been a columnist for Mint, where she wrote two columns, Surviving Start-Ups and Art of Work.

A few years ago, Shreyasi switched to higher education, driven by the opportunity to help build a women’s-only management program. She set up the program’s Careers, Mentorship and Executive Education initiatives. She has also taught effective writing, business communication and critical thinking at several universities and programs across India.Shreyasi is an alumnus of the Lady Shri Ram College For Women and the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

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