Vasudha Sondhi, Managing Director, OMPL Group, is one of the most distinguished faces of the Indian travel and hospitality sector. At the peak of her career in 2002, she took the plunge to start her own venture, Outbound Marketing. From there she rebranded to OMPL Group, which offers a 360 degree approach to the represented clients covering all aspects of management, sales, marketing and PR solutions.
She is an active member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Ladies Organisation (FICCI- FLO) and also the State President - Uttarakhand Hospitality & Tourism Council at WICCI (an all-India National Women’s Chamber empowering women entrepreneurs).
With her NGO, Annapurna Charitable Foundation she’s worked extensively towards rebuilding lives. Through her charitable foundation, she has worked on self-employment and sustainable tourism projects in Peora, Uttarakhand; Parvada Bungalows opened its doors for travellers in the year 2018. Since its inception, Parvada has paved the way for turning ghost villages into interesting rustic local experiences, and homestays. Thus, facilitating livelihood to the mountain folk, producing revenue through tourism and strengthening the rural economy. Since then, Vasudha has worked with local town folk – teaching them the nuances of running a business, managing finances and trade dynamics behind small businesses. Annapurna Charitable Foundation was also able to crowd fund to rebuild a village in West Bengal impacted by Cyclone Amphan. Watch the interview, to get inspired and learn how to make a difference through your business.