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Author: Sameer Dharap

An Aerospace Engineer turned Management Consultant, Deal Advisor and Angel Investor, Sameer Dharap has over 18 years of experience in leading growth and operations improvement across 25+ industries for Big4 clients. After spearheading the family business to newer heights, facilitating multi-million dollar deals, Sameer continues to help MSMEs and start-ups embrace technology and drive transformations. Sameer in his entrepreneurial journey is building takecaremom to enhance pre and post-natal mother and baby care. Sameer is passionate cyclist, photographer, foodie, problem solver and a globe trotter.

Author: Ekta Turakhia-Dharap

She is a hands-on mother to a tiny tod, a die-hard foodie, an avid traveller, and played a key role in scaling their family business of clubs and resorts. Ekta loves to walk the talk on toxin-free life.

Ekta Turakhia-Dharap is a hands-on mother to a tiny tod, a die-hard foodie, an avid traveller, and a cycling enthusiast. After graduating from NMIMS and NIFT, Ekta launched her start-up focused on Ethnic and Bridalwear. From being a founding member, Ekta has played a key role in scaling operations of their family business, an award winning 4 star Resort and Club in Mumbai to newer heights. Learning from the most beautiful yet chaotic, fulfilling yet challenging part of her life, her motherhood journey, Ekta is building takecaremom, a start-up focusing on the wellbeing of planning, expecting and new mothers.

Author: Vaidya Kanika Verma

She is an Ayurveda Consultant (BAMS, MMS, PGDPC, PGDVA) with a focus on Preventive Ayurveda. She specialises in Ritucharya consultation (Ayurvedic Preventive Seasonal Therapy) and Satvavjaya (Ayurvedic mental health management), with more than 10 years of experience. Kanika is also a qualified psychotherapist with a specialisation in mindfulness. She loves to combine mental healing along with physical treatment. Kanika believes that everyone can stay perennially healthy by simplifying the mind, diet, and lifestyle. She has published two books that echo her opinion on simplicity and a flexible health approach.

Author: Amit Shah

He is a renowned Diet and Nutrition Counsellor from Mumbai. Where most nutritionists, doctors and dieticians focus on weight loss as the primary component of healthy living; Amit's focus is on helping you discover and decipher a sustainable, long term plan for yourself, that takes into account your existing lifestyle, eating and activity habits and even your dietary preferences to come up with a unique, customised solution for you. Formally studied as a Health Coach from Integrative Institute of Nutrition in New York, Amit also holds a Nutrition Foundation Qualification from the prestigious Stanford University.

Author: Kanan Rathi

She is an award-winning Advertising Creative having an experience of over a decade and a half in top International agencies like Ogilvy & Mather, Mccann Worldgroup and similar. She loves to apply the creative solving process even in real life, especially with and around her two children.

With a penchant for creative problem-solution, and a passion for designing, Kanan Rathi hails from the top advertising firms like Ogilvy & Mather, Mccann WorldGroup. She has handled prestigious brands including HUL, LandRover, Cadburys, Asian Paints, IPL, Tata Sky, RadioMirchi, and CaratLane to name a few. Kanan has been recipient of several awards at National and International Advertising Festivals. Kanan is a mother of two, who believes in making life richer by experiences, and thereby evolving. She constantly questions the norms of the society and enjoys working with brands that have a similar DNA, and who are trying to do something different.

Author: Dr. Kashmira Kothari

She is the first woman in India to get a Master’s Degree in Dental Lasers from Austria. She is also the faculty and joint secretary of SOLA, India (Society for Oral Laser Applications). She continues to lecture in many national and international conferences as a keynote speaker. She’s a smile makeover specialist and known to simplify cosmetic procedures. Dr. Kashmira is Fun loving, Vivacious and absolutely passionate about work.

Author: Dr. Rama Rathi 

He is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. She holds MBBS and M.S Degrees from S.M.S Medical College. From her total career of over three and a half decades, she has been a medical officer and junior specialist- Gynaecology,  with the State Services, Rajasthan for 25 years.

In her tenure, she has served patients in various districts of Rajasthan- Ajmer, Bhilwara, Jodhpur, Rajsamand, Alwar, and Jaipur.

Since 2010, she has been working as a Sr. Consultant in Private Hospitals.

She has conducted various school health programmes, infertility counseling camps, contraception counseling camps, menopausal clinics.

Seeing the gap of understanding and care for women especially post delivery, her main interest now lies in Antenatal care, and is committed towards the health and wellbeing of the mother during as well as after the pregnancy stages.