Founder and CEO, Talerang
Shveta Raina is a graduate of the Harvard Business School where she was awarded 2nd year Honors and was also a recipient of the Horace Goldsmith Fellowship for Social Enterprise. She led an independent research project at HBS under the guidance of Professor Das Narayan Das to find a solution to India’s employability crisis, which grew into a business-plan and finally into her start-up, Talerang. Her research and pilots were funded by a grant from the Social Enterprise Initiative at HBS. Shveta was recognized as one of India Inc’s Rising Women Leaders (2015) by the Economic Times Corporate Dossier and Spencer Stuart India.
Prior to HBS, Shveta was on the start-up team of Teach For India as the Director of Recruitment, Marketing and Selection. Under her leadership, TFI launched a nationwide campaign and successfully brought in hundreds of young leaders to teach full-time in low-income schools in India. She started her career as a consultant at McKinsey’s New York City office, where she worked on client engagements for several global financial institutions, and founded and ran the Female Business Analyst Mentorship Program (North America). She graduated Magna cum Laude from Brown University in Applied Mathematics, International Studies and Economics.