About MentorW

Geeta Jain

Founder & Mentor

Geeta Jain is an experienced business leader with a proven track record of over 27 years in managing large organizations and leading diverse functions including Strategy, Operations, Client Management, Financial Planning & Analysis, Project Management and Consulting. As the CEO and Chairperson of CWT India (2011-17), Ms Jain led a 1400+ team delivering “best in class” employee engagement, customer retention and business results. Prior to CWT, Geeta worked with Amex from 1998-2011 in multiple roles, businesses, and geographies, and with The IFCI Ltd. in Corporate Restructuring.

Ms Jain has extensive international exposure having worked in and managed teams across several countries over extended periods of time. She has been in global leadership roles and is regarded very highly by her colleagues for her talent management, inspirational leadership, work ethics and driving business results.

Education: Ms Jain holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Social Sciences from Panjab University, Chandigarh (1989-92) and an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad (1992-94).

Gayatri Varma

Co-Founder & Mentor

Gayatri is a global executive with over 28 years of HR experience in varied industry sectors across India & international markets. Her passion lies in assisting businesses transform their Human Capital & People Capability to achieve strategic & disruptive shifts in scale or scope. She has been in global leadership roles – most recently, she was with UnitedHealth Group (UHG), a Fortune #10 managed healthcare & insurance company. She has also held leadership roles at Bharti Airtel and American Express. Under her stewardship Amex was consistently recognized as an employer of choice over multiple years. Gayatri is passionate, driven and empathetic with a strong appetite to drive business evolution at scale. Her personal focus has been the fostering of cross-cultural sensitivity in the global corporate environment as well as supporting women leaders to navigate the workforce effectively.

Education: Gayatri is an Engineering Major from BITS, Pilani and a has Management degree from IMT.

Kanwal Walia

Co-Founder & Mentor

Kanwal has held several senior leadership roles in operations and strategic relationship management roles in the USA, India, and Middle East. Her corporate experience spans over 35+ years. Customer obsession and employee engagement have been her areas of focus, and this is clearly reflected in the strong followership she continues to have. As an executive at American Express GBT, she continues to mentor women from various walks of life.

Team of Mentors

A number of senior experienced leaders – both men and women will be available to share their perspective and experience. These mentors are based in different geographies around the world and therefore mentoring sessions will be arranged based on mutually convenient times.

Gayatri Varma
New Delhi, India
Deepa Sahasrabuddhe
Pune, India
Geeta Jain
Gurgaon, India
Geetha Rajeev

Cathy Nicholls

Indrani Maitra
Noida, India
Vishal Sinha
Gurgaon, India

Vinay Chhaya

Raja Sekhar Reddy
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Anand Padmanaba Rao
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Naveen Jain
Gurgaon, India

Kanwal Walia
Los Angeles, USA

Our Mission

For women to excel in the workplace and achieve their full potential.

Our Vision

To provide the ecosystem that women need to succeed in their professional lives; including career planning, counseling, mentoring, skill assessment as well as development planning.

Our Promise

  • Access to a diverse group of mentors, both men and women, with varied backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives
  • Personalized, highly focused & contextualized discussions with action plans
  • A long-term horizon for career planning
  • A professional, compassionate and non-judgmental approach
  • Strict Confidentiality