Smita Kelkar, Coordinator – Act 2

Smita is an instrumentation engineer by profession, serving the software IT industry by way of different roles and a “lead by example” philosophy. Having been with the industry for 19 years now, she still wishes to contribute more to the IT community. Presently Smita works in Siemens Industry Software (I) Pvt. Ltd, Pune as an Associate Manager – R&D and System Test. When she needs a break from softwares, Smita can be found enjoying bird watching, light music, reading and of course shopping!

How did you hear about this project?

I was lucky…my husband received a WhatsApp message, forwarded by Pragya Gupta, a participant of 99 Women in his Bavdhan Manch group.

What convinced you to participate?

My strong desire and genuine pride in being a woman, combined to convince me to participate in this project.

What kind of a woman are you?

I’d describe myself as an energetic, confident and always helpful woman, whose convictions are behavioral simplicity and peaceful thoughts. I am a highly positive and enthusiastic person who sees and enjoys all good things in life. I live by emotional intelligence and genuineness. The list of the things I absolutely love includes photography and blogging, along with managing life perfectly and the satisfying feeling after giving back to society. I continue to be a family woman, someone who strives to balance work and life to be happy!

How do you see the women in Pune?

Puneri women, for me, are lively, smart and network-prone! This helps them cover distances. Simply put, women in Pune are cool and know how to enjoy life!




One Comment

  1. Way to go dear sister ! So proud of you to take up something like this along with the usual responsibilities ! All the best..

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