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 awarded the Sambhavaa Award for The Women of Excellence by FICCI FLO at an event in Ahmedabad.
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
April 12, 2019
Bizztor features Revathi Roy in a list mentioning 50 Women Entrepreneurs in India Everyone Should Know About in 2019
April 1, 2019
Revathi Roy shares how she came up with Hey Deedee to support her 3 kids
March 27, 2019
Revathi Roy shares tips on mentoring in a seminar organised by National Commission for Women
March 9, 2019
Revathi Roy’s logistics services Hey Deedee listed among CEO Insights’ list of 10 best startups to watch for in 2019
March 8, 2019
Revathi Roy speaks to UN Samachar about how Hey Deedee is empowering women
March 8, 2019
Revathi Roy plans to expand Hey Deedee to 15 more cities