Upma Kapoor gets felicitated with the ‘Priyadarshni Award’ for Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur 2019
Upma Kapoor, the founder of Teal & Terra, an emerging organic beauty start-up, was felicitated with the Priyadarshni Award 2019 at the India-Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Conference, organized by the FIWE (Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs).
A role model
Ms Kapoor has received this award for her excellent work for Teal & Terra which has exhibited an outstanding success within a short period of two years and her role for empowering women. The company has grown from 8 Lakhs to 2.5 cr in a short span and continues to grow. The company hires women on a work-from-home model to allow homemakers to have a profession while taking care of their families.
About Teal & Terra
Teal & Terra is a Delhi based organic beauty start-up founded in the year 2017. Every Teal & Terra formula undergoes strict sampling and quality check processes conducted by lab technicians and bio-technologists. The company has its own online retail portal and its products are also available on major eCommerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart. After the positive response to the existing hair and skincare products, Teal & Terra is now working on an upcoming winter care range, and there are plans to launch a baby care range in another couple of years.
From the winner herself
Speaking about this, Ms Upma Kapoor said, “It is indeed an honor for me to receive this award. It is a reaffirmation that my efforts in my line of work are being recognized and supported by a global body. It is also an encouragement for me to direct my efforts at bettering what I do and contribute to the women and society at large. My endeavor is to change the Indian organic beauty landscape by using natural ingredients and the age-old principles of ayurveda. My purpose is to provide a trustworthy brand for skin and hair care.”
Awarding the best of the best
The Priyadarshni Award for Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs is dedicated to fostering economic empowerment of women. Every year, the FIWE celebrates the success of women entrepreneurs who
have achieved a milestone and exhibited exceptional talent in their respective field of work. This year, the award was presented to 10 Indian and 5 Afghan women entrepreneurs in recognition of their work.