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Role Players 2023

Yukti K. Mehandiratta

Founder and CEO
Silhouette by Yukti Academy LLP

Yukti Kapoor Mehandiratta is the Founder & CEO of two fast-growing and progressive companies - SBY (Silhouette by Yukti) Academy LLP– a platform that prepares leaders to transform their organizations through training & coaching interventions; and WeCos Global Consultants Pvt. Ltd. – a platform committed to accelerate startups from early-stage to scale-up through strategic & fund-raising support.

Yukti is a Math graduate with MBA in Marketing, a Certified Leadership & Etiquette Coach, a Motivational Speaker, an author, a mentor, an advisor and an acknowledged Keynote Speaker on various corporate, social and entrepreneurial platforms such as TedX, YPO, Rotary Clubs, Lean In Foundation, She Sights, Your Story, IIM Calcutta, IIT Powai, just to name a few.

As a Former Gladrags Mrs. India (Runner-up), and an Ex-Banker with Citi & Barclays, she has closely witnessed the gap between people's capability to perform and ability to lead; and made it her mission to transform leaders, making every organization she coaches, a Great Place To Work.

Yukti has been felicitated with Mumbai Woman Leadership Award 2021 by World Woman Leadership Congress. She is also recognized as among the Top 10 Most Dynamic Entrepreneurs 2021-22 by India Today, ANI News and Business Standard, Top 10 Women Startup CEOs 2020 by a prestigious business publication called CEO Insights, and has been awarded with National Woman Excellence Award 2018 extended by Indo European Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises.

She is ATL Mentor of Change' with Atal Innovation Mission; and mentors many Incubators supported by EWIT(Empowering Women in IT/ITES Industry),, IIM Lucknow, BITS Mesra, VNIT Chennai, IIIT Allahabad, etc. Yukti sits in the Executive Committee of ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) and is an advisor and honorary member of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, that works towards social development of our Youth. She has also served CFBP (Council for Fair Business Practices) as an Executive Committee member

Yukti is a Reiki Master and leverages her practice of energy transformation as a healing & learning technique for our clients.

Yukti has also co-authored an Amazon best-seller book called From Gloom to Bloom, that showcases 12 inspiring stories of women leaders from across the globe. Inspired by her life, Rinku Paul and Puja Singhal have included her life journey (so far) in their authored book called Dare To Be, that features 14 fearless women entrepreneurs of the country. She has also been featured in prestigious media platforms such as, Forbes, Fortune India, Business Upside, Economic Times, India Today, Business Standard, Your Story, Smart Indian Women, Urban Asian, The Star in Me, Prayana SheSights, Corporate Social Responsibility Magazine, Nayi Peedi and Dainik Bhaskar.

Yukti is blessed as a proud mother of her 11-year-old twins - Ayesha and Aryan. Her love for kids has been the motivation behind the passion with which she serves Angle Xpress Foundation – a platform dedicated towards grooming the underprivileged children as Leaders.