Nita Ambani’s latest venture is a social media and networking platform for women – here’s a look at the organisations she runs as a part of Asia’s richest family
- On the occasion of women’s day,
Ambanihas launched a social media and networking platform for women called Her Circle.
- The platform will also connect women to experts across health, wellness, education, entrepreneurship, finance, philanthropy, mentorship and leadership.
- On her own, Ambani runs multiple other ventures that bring her credibility apart from her family name.
On the occasion of women’s day, Ambani has launched a social media and networking platform for women called Her Circle. According to a statement from the company, Her Circle will be a content, social media and goal fulfilment community.
“I am delighted that we can create such a circle of support and solidarity for millions of women through HerCircle.in, a digital platform that invites every woman to join and make her own. With the Digital Revolution enabling 24x7 global networking and collaboration, Her Circle welcomes ideas and initiatives of women from all cultures, communities and countries. We make sisterhood and equality our touchpoints on this platform,” she said in a statement.
AdvertisementThe platform will also connect women to experts across health, wellness, education, entrepreneurship, finance, philanthropy, mentorship and leadership.
But Ambani is not new to pulling the strings in business. While she is not actively involved in the running of
Dhirubhai International School
Nita Ambani was a school teacher and a dancer before she married Mukesh Ambani. And her love for teaching led her to establish a school in honour of her famous father in law, Dhirubhai Ambani. In 2003, she launched and became the founder and chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School which has two branches in Mumbai.
Nita Ambani is the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Mumbai Indians. The team has won the IPL four times and was also the first franchise to cross $100 million in brand value. Ambani is almost always seen at the Mumbai Indian matches, cheering for her team. But she is also involved in managing the team, along with her son Akash.
A member of the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art
In November 2019, Ambani joined New York’s prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art as an honorary trustee. She will also be a member of The Met's International Council. In 2017, she was honoured by the museum at The Met Winter Party.
International Olympic Committee
Cricket is not the only sport that Nita Ambani is involved with. In 2017, she was elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee. She is also the founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development, which runs the Indian Super League football tournament. She is also a member of the Olympic Channel, an OTT service which is run by the IOC.
Nita Ambani is the chairperson and founder of the philanthropic organisation Reliance Foundation, which is the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the Reliance Industries. In 2019-20, the foundation spent ₹1,022 crore for various initiatives across rural transformation, health, education, sports for development, disaster response, arts, culture and heritage and urban renewal.
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