Mumbai: 18 July 2023: Professor Seema Mahajan, Director of the Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management at NMIMS, was honoured with the esteemed Prof. Indira Parikh Women in Education Leaders Award at the 12th Edition of the World Education Congress.
Professor Mahajan, a Founding Director of the Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management, has played a pivotal role in its development. Under her guidance, the School has flourished and expanded, offering a range of full-time graduate and undergraduate programs. The school boasts over 6000 accomplished alumni who have become successful entrepreneurs and contributors to India’s growth. The institution has gained national and international recognition, consistently securing top rankings for nurturing entrepreneurship and fostering self-reliance in India over the past two decades.
Renowned as a pioneer in the field of family-run businesses and entrepreneurship education, Professor Mahajan’s deep-rooted understanding and significant contributions have garnered acclaim both nationally and internationally. Her expertise and insights have been acknowledged and respected in various forums, where she has highlighted the importance of transitioning family-run businesses into professionally managed entities. Professor Mahajan has served as an advisor and mentor to over 400 companies, playing a crucial role in their growth stories.
As an acknowledgement of her remarkable achievements, Professor Mahajan has been the recipient of several awards, including the “10 Most Influential Women Leader in Indian Education” and a Gold Medal for nurturing family businesses in India, conferred by the former Honourable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. She actively contributes to various academic and non-academic boards and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars. Professor Mahajan’s unique and innovative thinking has garnered attention from reputed magazines and newspapers, earning her widespread recognition.