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DR. RASHI GUPTA
Dr. Rashi Gupta, fondly known as “Batterywali of India”, is the pioneer of manufacturing of Advanced Lithium Batteries in India alongwith the “Worlds Smartest Lithium Battery”. She is the Founder & Managing Director of Vision Mechatronics Private Ltd, leading it towards a name to reckon for in the field of Robotics, Renewable Energy & Energy Storage.
A Women Entrepreneur who has been fearless & ferocious in creating a brand for herself & the company in these male dominated fields. If one takes a closer look at the alchemy of this achiever, two distinct virtues pop up, besides perseverance & hard work. These are: pioneering spirit & willingness. Coupled with an impressive background, it was not therefore surprising that she became a prominent name in the Renewable Energy Sector of India and is featured as Asia’s Most Influential Women in Renewable Energy, 2020. She has been working on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment issues globally.
She is very passionate to work on Sustainable and Circular development is focused on SDG 5 & SDG 7. She has been working relentlessly for rural electrification to ensure that the rural schools in India get access to clean and green energy enabling them to be at par with the Urban schools. One such example is at a primary school at Katavaram, Andhra Pradesh. She is also collaborating with colleges and universities for development on Women in Stem and the preaching that has been effectively practised for Gender Equality is having equal representation of men and women in the organization she heads. She holds degrees of BE, MBA, LLM, & PhD to her title.
AWARDS / ACHIEVEMENTS
- Awarded the “Global Women Leadership 2021”
- Featured amongst first 50 “Women in Stem by CII 2021” for her contribution and excellence in STEM field.
- Is a committee member of Bureau of Indian Standards for Batteries, Energy Storage and E-Mobility.
- Is a Member of International ElectroTechnical Commission
- Is also a committee member of National Energy Storage Committee- FICCI
- Chairperson-Energy Storage Theme-International Solar Energy Society e. V.(ISES) for SWC2021
- CleanTech Business Club- Chair of Task Force- Energy Storage & Smart Energy
- Chairperson-Women’s India CleanTech Business Club
- CleanTech Business Club Vice Chair India
- Advisor-Energy Storage-India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF)
- Committee Member IEEE-GESI (Gender Equality and Social Inclusion)
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What we talked about …..
- what motivated her to become an Entrepreneur
- her strengths and weaknesses
- DVUCAD and how she handled the situations as a woman
- about decision making & productivity
- her views on gender discrimination and gender gap
- the role of spirituality in her life