My journey by Deepthi Reddy
Deepthi Reddy
IAM Deepthi Reddy Madugula A WOMEN OF ENERGY ; MY VISION IS TO EMPOWER A LAKH WOMEN IN ENTERPRISING WAY ; I am a young Innovative Serial Entrepreneur, Concept consultant & Strategic leader; Since a injured childhood nothing was easy for me financially emotionally socially, I have seen extremes in life in every phase even as teenager and at marital life pre and post with not much support at every step, Fortunately received good education base and spirituality as my core strength – In service lies my purpose, In happiness lies my success- was the realization by my 18th year; All I have is Courage, immense faith that I can manifest anything and a stubborn attitude of not giving up come what may, I was an outstanding performer always academically , however quit nearly 3 doctor seats and took farming for graduation, later I wrote civil services being passionate about serving others, that career choice I had to quit too , In 2012 when I started my first business, I did not know what a balance sheet was ,today my startup ideas sell worth few crores; when I struggled with two of my startups initial years , even underwent post natal depression, I pulled myself out to set a platform Womenergy so that every women stands up to rise in her power by gender specific support ecosystems and approach ; Today I am not only a proud mother of two kids balancing family, husband, society, friends, I am also a happy mother/founder of few good companies too; Graduate in Horticultural Science; Trainee Under Agri-Clinics & Agribusiness Center (ACABC) Scheme; E-Agri Advice Expert-E-Sagu, Eco CSR Consultant at IIIT-H (past) , Permaculturist , worked as General Secretary with grass root level societies like Aranya Agricultural Alternatives NGO (Past) , Since 15 years guided several social enterprises ; My passion is to work on projects that create eco conscious communities, promote sustainable living practices, develop rural micro enterprises and establish green livelihoods especially for women in my country.

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Founder cum Chair: WE AIM (Womenergy Association of Incubators in Manufacturing); Founder cum Executive Director: HER MARKET (Light Womenergy Private Limited); Director Strategy: OG NATURAL FOODS(Idhya Eco Living Pvt Ltd); I am a Passionate creator of social models that impact and benefit communities. My noteworthy social models have benefitted thousands of stakeholders (farmers, women, rural communities, environment stake holders, women entrepreneurs, homepreneurs etc over years) are Organic Gampa now called OG Natural foods, FARM TOUR (www.farmtour.in) , Agripace, Manch, Organic meetup, Haritha Sankalpam , Jai kisan- Aame Sankranti, WOMENERGY network ,We Empower Circles, Homenergy , WEAIM START IT SCALE IT CELL, SHE MANUFACTURES, Ayushmax, TWEB ( Telangana Women Entrepreneurs Bathukamma ) , Wow Mom , CITRUS500CLUB  (Covid time farmer support and community immunity model) ,HER MARKET ( Start-up Diwali 2021 launch );  Through WE AIM since 2019 I am focused on incubating 100 women start-ups and 25 scale ups every year exclusively in manufacturing. Recently 2020 Nov HER MARKET with Pan India E commerce presence is launched, as an innovative cooperative women run market place , by women for women , for women manufacturers who Make in India, as a part of her support to going Vocal for Local & for an Atma Nirbhar Bharat , coming up soon with multiple stores for women micro enterprising across the country

Share something from your Corporate Career

Since 2012 gained 8 Yrs. of experience in Eco Social Entrepreneurship, Building Community Models and Green Business Incubation; I have co created/ consulted/Journeyed with around 20 plus brands/eco brands in the past few years. I have adequate foothold in the arena of green biz, green management, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)-Environment, Sustainable green business and aspire to integrate conscious Ecological activism in to business

What was the inspiration for you to start your own business and take up the career you are in?

Nature inspired me, it was an intuitive flow from the core of my soul, I am a meditator so deeply trusted my inner soul voice to start anything; I had to be a social leader in an enterprising way, Social service and money had go hand in hand for me to survive; so I choose social entrepreneurship as my path , that’s how my first company happened – Idhya Eco Living pvt ltd began to serve 5 cosmic elements as my life purpose , Its a parent company now holds equity in few more eco conscious companies , My company ethics even today is to take up projects in alignment with nature only and reject anything that harms mother earth , like wise when I started womenergy circle also , it was my motherhood spirit calling to reach out to more nurturing caring and sharing , I believe every women and her energy matters , when she can nurture life she can nurture good companies with the right support to grow in togetherness, today Womenergy pvt ltd, WE AIM association , HER MARKET all these models stand up for all these energy sharing principles for women entrepreneurs growth

What have been some of your achievements in your professional life?

The impact made through each of my business model that benefits communities feels like real achievement to me ; As a spiritual meditation teacher too My biggest achievement is when people stand up to face their falling life’s or falling companies , come back to me with gratitude in their eyes Noteworthy Achievements:
  • Covid Service Citrus 500 Club National Level Innovative Agri Case Study Publication 2020 by MANAGE, NABARD
  • Acknowledged mentor by TBI Telangana Business Incubator by Osmania University
  • Mathrudevobhava Lakshmi Devi Awards International Womens Day 2020
  • Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Social Achievement Award 2020
  • THE TALK – BIG IDEAS panelist on women empowering models 2019 Hyderabad
  • Emerging SME award 2019
  • COWE Agricultural entrepreneurship Talk honour 2018
  • Lady Legends Award 2018
  • She Inspires Award Nominee 2018
  • High Range Book Of World Records For Number Of Eco Community Models 2018
  • Rotary Vocational Excellence award For Service In Environment Based Community Models 2018
  • JCI social award 2017
  • Telangana State Women Achievers Award 2017
  • Resource person at entrepreneurship Bootcamps for girls in ISB and various educational institutes since 2016
  • Best Organic Start Up Idea nominee TV5 Start Up Junction 2016
  • Key note Speaker on “ Women Empowerment “ during the conference on Humanity, Education and Rights @ HER INDIA Conference 2016 Hyderabad
  • Published in Business for All magazine social venture category “ Rooting for Green Livelihoods”2014
  • Expert Speaker CEO’s Learning Forum by ODC , motivational talk on entrepreneurial opportunities in Organic farming 2014
  • Hyderabad Director CEO forum Core team 2012, 2013
  • CII Eco panel member 2013
  • Best Eco CSR project design @ National CSR Conclave Bhopal 2012
  • Many featured publications and success stories in almost all Telugu print media and Electronic Media over years , also in National media on various occasions

The difference you have made to others

My Eco social models through Idhya have benefitted thousands of farmers, women, rural communities over years ; With Womenergy network around 2000 women got supported; With WE AIM journey, 100 women manufacturing start-ups get incubated and scale up support ; With Her Market near to 1000 women manufacturers are being supported

What do you want to be acknowledged for

I want to be acknowledged for Living my Truth

Anything else you wish to share

Success of any individual or organization is holistic not linear ( economical +social+ecological+spiritual) ;
To journey long – journey together -never alone

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How has eGrowth added value to your entrepreneurial / professional journey *

yes it is beginning too, through Sucheta who brought me to this great platform

What support are you looking from eGrowth to build your business

right synergies for growth of Her Market and my eco business

Please share something for eGrowth

eGrowth makes more women leaders be known

Anything else you would like to share or ask

I would like to get good business closures through eGrowth connects

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