Shuchi Kothar


Dasra Giving Circle


Shuchi Kothari is a shareholder and director of Health & Glow Retailing Pvt. Ltd., a beauty retail chain with 120 stores across India, and Foodworld Supermarkets Pvt. Ltd., a grocery chain with 36 stores across Bangalore, India. She is also the co-founder and director of Porte Mode, Inc., a fashion e-commerce company. She also currently represents Epic Foundation, a US based social organization, in India. Epic Foundation bridges the gap between a new generation of individual and corporate donors and organizations supporting children and youth globally. Epic Foundation carefully selects its portfolio organizations, supports them financially, and monitors their progress. Moreover, it disburses 100% of the proceeds it collects from its donors to these organizations. Shuchi is also a trustee of the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT). WCT is one of the leading wildlife conservation organizations in the country that focuses on protecting India's natural ecosystems through multi-sectorial interventions. These involve strengthening the protection mechanism of tiger reserves and other Protected Areas, imparting large-scale training to front-line forest staff, mitigating human-wildlife conflict, improving education standards in government schools situated in remote forests and providing better livelihood options to marginalized communities to reduce their dependence on forests. Shuchi has a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE) from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Harvard Business School in Boston, MA.

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