Tena is a social impact consultant passionate about women empowerment, community development and social impact measurement. She is based in India with extensive experience in the Middle East, Caribbean, Africa and South and Southeast Asia. She is the Founder of Project Kal, a gender leadership academy focusing on dismantling toxic masculinity patterns in India. Before Project Kal, she was the Co-founder and CEO of The Sustainability Platform, a social impact consultancy dedicated to integrating social business principles into core business operations. TSP clients included non-for profit organizations, social enterprises and CSR departments. Tena is also the Head of Social Impact for C3-Consult and Coach for a Cause.
As a mentor, Tena has traveled to Gaza, India, Africa and all over Europe to help female-owned startups grow, and is a board member for a number of impact-driven organizations.
Tena is a regular speaker at social business conferences around the world and a contributor to Training Magazine Middle East and Entrepreneur ME. She focuses on female-run enterprises, gender equality and social responsibility.
She has been awarded Global CSR Leadership Award, 100 Global Sustainable Leaders Award and the Iconic Women award.
She holds a Master of Social Entrepreneurship from Hult International Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Economics from VERN University of Applied Science. She is currently pursuing MSc in Sustainable Development from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.