Currently involved in Hey Deedee®, a real-time logistics platform involving an all-women fleet specially trained by Zaffiro Learning Pvt Ltd. She aims to empower underprivileged women by skilling them in two-wheeler riding and soft skills, and guaranteeing them a job on its Hey Deedee® platform. Her vision – to create the world's largest last mile delivery service logistics platform done only by women.
Revathi Roy is a serial entrepreneur who has been working towards empowering urban poor women since 2007 whether be it by pioneering Asia’s first all-women taxi service, Forsche or recently founding India’s first all-women instant parcel delivery service, Hey Deedee®.
Awards & mentions
Was conferred The Femina Women Jury Award for Social Impact for her pioneering work in FORSCHE, Asia’s first women taxi service, Viira in Mumbai, another such taxi service, and Hey Deedee®, the India’s first all-women hyperlocal delivery start-up.
Forsche featured as a case study in a textbook for Effectual Entrepreneurship – 2nd edition, at the UVA Darden School of Business
On the cover of Forbes India’s first WPower Women Trailblazers Issue
Was honoured with the Women Icons Award at Singapore for empowering women throughout my career. From Asia’s first all-women taxi service to the first all-women instant parcel delivery service
Recognised by NITI Aayog for starting Asia’s first women taxi service with the Women Transforming India Award
Winner of Worthiness (WOW) Women’s Award for Change by Bliss Equity for the first ever women to start an All Women Taxi Service for women
Women of Excellence Award by Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management for redefining the transport service industry
Awarded The Uncha Maza Zoka Ramabai Ranade Puraskar 2013 by Zee Marathi for her pioneering the All Women’s Taxi Service
Presented with the Amodini Award at the 2012 Godfrey Phillips National Bravery Awards for her trend setting work in the field of skilling women and making them financially independent
Awarded the Favourite Social Entrepreneur for the Year by Lions Club of Bombay
Bombay Management Association felicitated Revathi Roy with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2007-08
December 5, 2017
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November 7, 2017
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November 5, 2017
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November 3, 2017
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November 1, 2017
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October 22, 2017
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Participated in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit India 2017 from November 28 to 30, 2017 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre.
Present at the Forbes India Leadership Awards 2017 on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at The Trident Hotel, Nariman Point.
Spoke at a session with the Women Leaders (Vodafone) at The Learning Galaxy, Urmee Estate, Lower Parel on Thursday, November 9, 2017
Participated in a seminar-style discussion on Driving Breakthrough Innovation: Leaders vs Followers, at the Global Innovators’ Roundtable, hosted by the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at The Trident Hotel, Nariman Point.
The only safe ship in a storm is leadership. Revathi Roy overcame seemingly impossible challenges to become the leader, everyone admires today. She shared her thoughts about innovation and leadership in a discussion at a prestigious event recently.