We had the good fortune of connecting with Dr. Sujata Kapoor and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Dr. Sujata, we’d love to hear what makes you happy.
Happiness for me is a state of mind. We usually chase happiness and forget that it is embedded in trivial things of life.For me happiness means bringing smile on someone’s face. I fetch greatest happiness when I follow my passion. My daughter Visharda who is on Autism spectrum disorder is my greatest source of happiness. She is the one who has taught me happiness can be derived by being empathetic to people around us.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.

Dr. Sujata Kapoor recently won international title Mrs Grand Prix World 2022 at Mrs United Nations 2022 world finals.She has the honour of winning National title Mrs Asia Charity 2021 and She has won the title of first runner up at SuperMom2019 and crowned as Mrs India Renaissance at Mrs India International Queen 2020. She also holds title of Mrs Steadfast 2022.She has been NYFW billboard model and have been selected as Top 50 Supermodels of the world by Supermodels Unlimited magazine.

She is an academician with more than a decade of teaching and research experience with premiere B schools in India. She has earned B.Com(Hons) , M.Com , MBA and PhD degrees from prestigious institutes in India. She is an avid researcher and her research interests includes behavior Finance and Corporate Finance. Currently, she is serving as an Area Chair (Finance) with a premier Business school in India and handles basic and advance courses in Finance. She is also Program Director of MBA program being run by the same Business school. She is the first Indian women to write a very comprehensive text book in area of Behavioral Finance. She has to her credit various international publications (ABDC category). She has also done path breaking research in the field of behavior Finance. She is a model by passion, very fond of dancing, eye makeup and personal styling.She has been nominated for achievers award 2021 by AB Leamanah group. She has also been chosen as Global Most Influential icon of Leamanah by AB consulting. She has been the cover girl of many international Magazines including a very reputed Hollywood Magazine. She is the first Indian Fashion model to get coverage in World class Petite Models Magazine. She has got coverage in numerous high end, elite and premiere fashion magazines like  Vigour, Off town, Style Cruze, Marika Media, The Beautica International, The Shubha, Publica International,The Grand , the Luxia and many more. She is international brandambassdor of a high end fashion magazine , PPMC magazine SA.

Personally, she is a chosen parent to a special child Visharda who is diagnosed on Autism spectrum disorder. An autism activist, she is a strong believer of the fact “Be the change you wish to see in the society”. Her motto in life is to create awareness about Autism and ensure that all the special children can lead a life with dignity. She strives to make the world understand that Autism is not synonymous to intellectual disability and working relentlessly to increase the acceptance of special children in the society. She has also started an initiative by the name of “ Samvednayein” with a three pronged focus- Acceptance, awareness and rehabilitation of autistic children. Under the umbrella of Samvednayein, she organises talent shows for special children to provide them a platform to showcase their talents absolutely free of any charge. Inspired by the struggles of her daughter, she is coming up with a movie titled “Visharda” with the purpose of building an inclusive society and spreading awareness about Autism spectrum disorder. The movie revolves around the life and challenges of an autistic child.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I want to credit my achievement to my daughter Visharda who is on Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is the one who made me realise each one of is unique and we just have one life to enjoy and achieve. Her struggles , her challenges made me step out of my comfort zone and follow my passion. I just want to prove to world no dream to big and there is no age to achieve your dreams.

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