Binny is the founder and & architect of “The Empower Teens Program” – designed for Middle Years and High School Students.
She is a teen mentor, motivational speaker and a columnist. She writes, engages and inspires teens on their mental well being. Having over 20 years of experience with Multinationals in India and most recently as Director with Nanosoft Technologies Limited – Kenya, she believes “It’s important to have been there and done that”. After an 8 year span with the firm, she renounced her shareholding and directorship to let her passion lead the way. As a social entrepreneur, her goal is “To make an impact while making an income”, she conducts fun & engaging mental well-being workshops for organizations on Work-Life Integration, Science of Happiness, Better Under Pressure etc…
Binny’s Empower Teens Program was created with a vision to provide a proactive solution to the growing epidemic of teenage stress and its related mental health issues. The program safeguards every teen under an “Umbrella of Mental Health Resilience when it’s raining societal stigma’s, adolescence, personal stress, exam pressures and life in general.”
In less than a year Binny’s Empower Teens Program has impacted about 800 teens across geographical and socio-economic demographics through conducting workshops in local/private schools, street children homes and holiday workshops (India and Kenya).
“When Was the last time you did something for the first time?” is her most sought after talk where she inspires her audiences by sharing personal stories on embracing new challenges each year to push you out of your comfort zone.
Binny is a commerce graduate from University of Mumbai, has studied AP Psychology course on Health and Behavior from University of British Columbia & completed Leaders of Learning course from HarvardX in 2017, She is an Indian by heart, global in spirit; resides in Nairobi-Kenya with her husband and two daughters.