Shruti is one of India’s next generation entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry and was named a Young Global Leader in 2017 by the World Economic Forum, which is a community of over 800 enterprising, socially-minded men and women selected under the age of 40 from across the world. Announcing the class of 2017, the World Economic Forum addressed Shruti Shibulal as an accomplished hospitality executive who has promoted and co-founded premium hospitality projects in India and has several projects to her credit. As a Young Global Leader, Shruti aims to promote sustainability in hospitality, a subject she is deeply passionate about. “My desire is to bring to life The Tamara vision of building a ‘Sustainable Good Life’ for all its stakeholders. I have also endeavoured to generate local employment through my various projects and established global best practices within the Indian hospitality industry,” says Shruti.
Hospitality to Philanthropy
Passionate about women’s education, sustainability and conservation, she is a trustee of both Sarojini Damodaran Foundation and Advaith Foundation, organisations involved in providing educational opportunities and healthcare assistance to underprivileged sections of society. She serves as a Trustee of the Women’s Education Project (WEP), an NGO providing mentorship and scholarship to young women in need of support. She is also a member of the Management Council of The Samhita Academy – an organization which focuses on the uplifting of society through education and scholarship. She is also on the Advisory Board of ATREE (Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & Environment), a research institution that focuses on biodiversity, conservation and sustainability.