“If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working for someone who does.”
THIS IS HOW IT ALL STARTED
(6 week journey of our first NEP cohort)
MEET THE MENTORS
Dr. Vishal Marwah
Physician Leader and Founder, Vishwas
Dr. Vishal Marwah is the Founder and Physician Leader at VISHWAS, a social enterprise committed to promote health and well-being in communities, worksites and schools. Over the past few years, Dr. Vishal has been a family physician, wellness coach, researcher, motivational speaker, author, and yoga teacher. Prior to VISHWAS, Dr. Vishal was responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Global Cardiovascular Disease Programs at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He holds the honorary position of the Regional Chair (India) for the International Association of Worksite Health Promotion. He has also authored a book chapter on India, in an international publication – ‘Global Perspectives in Workplace Health Promotion’. His efforts have been recognized at the international level, and the VISHWAS model of Physician Leadership has been awarded the ‘Grand Challenges Canada – Rising Stars in Global Health’ grant award. He is also leading the Mumbai Chapter of the Start-up Leadership Program, and is the Lead Evangelist for the TiE Health Entrepreneurs network.
Tehzeeb is a young and dynamic entrepreneur with a degree in Clinical Nutrition and Food Studies from New York University. She is the sole proprietor of a health and nutrition consultancy service called Scale Beyond Scale (SBS) where evidently enough, she helps her clients look beyond the weighing scale and guides them through a host of health woes -from diabetes to heart disease and everything in between. She contributes as a guest author for magazines such as Home and Happiness, The Active Times, Health Me Up, Diabetes Health, HealthBiz and B Positive. She has also made appearances on Zee Business, Care World TV and done brief stints for All India Radio and The Economic Times. When not working, speaking, writing or studying the latest health trends, she travels, does yoga, studies and speaks fluent French, rants about the benefits of awakening at 5:00 am and partakes in simple home cooking experiments and plays hide-and-go-seek with her 1 and 3 year old nephews (accepting all suggestions for other playtime ideas).