Episode 10 / May 2, 2019
Anjalli Ravikumar, Social Mission Director UNILEVER
Anjalli Ravikumar is the Social Mission Director at Unilever, the largest FMCG company in India and one of the largest in the world.
Anjalli heads Fair and Lovely Career Foundation which is making huge impact in education and career guidance for young girls.
Anjalli wanted to solve big problems for which there are no easy answers. She quit corporate sector very early after doing MBA and joined development.
Spent 2.5 years at Naandi foundation and went onto Harvard to do masters in development. And then came back to India to work across consulting, and in Unilever bring projects to life which are going to make a difference to people.
In this podcast Anjalli shares
1. How startups can work with corporates like Unilever and understanding their pain points
2. Startups can learn relentless customer focus from Unilever.
3. Startups have to stand for something. Even Unilever has discovered that brands that have purpose do better in the market place. Today’s millennial and GenZ really do care. You need to stand for a cause that young people will resonate with.