Success Stories

Shveta Raina

Founder and CEO, Talerang

Shveta is the Founder and CEO of Talerang, with the mission to create a work-ready India. Talerang has reached close to 30mn students since inception in 2013, with 500,000+ learners. Before starting her entrepreneurial journey, Shveta has worked with McKinsey and Company, New York and was a Director with Teach for India. 

Shveta has been recognized as a Rising Woman Leader by Economic Times, facilitated for the Young Womenpreneur Award by the DICE Ecosystem and Governor of Maharashtra, a Woman of Courage by India today and the Woman Achiever Award by the Women Economic Forum. She has written a weekly column on Student Issues for India’s most widely circulated paper, Dainik Bhaskar. She has been a speaker at TedX, the Harvard India Conference, UN Young Changemakers, and the Women Economic Forum. 

Shveta is a graduate of Harvard Business School, where she graduated with Honours (~top 15% of her graduating class) and the Horace Goldsmith Fellowship for Social Enterprise. She led an independent research project under the guidance of Professor Das Narayan Das to find a solution to India’s employability crisis, which grew into Talerang. Her pilots were funded by a grant from Harvard's Social Enterprise Initiative. She also graduated Magna cum Laude from Brown University in Applied Mathematics, International Studies, and Economics. 

Apart from her professional role as the CEO of Talerang, Shveta is involved with the Raina Education Trust, is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is also a prolific writer and podcaster. Beyond education, she has a keen interest in the health and wellness sector, trend-spotting and the future of work.

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