Kanak Hirani

Global Female Entrepreneurship Panel


Kanak is a partner at Pashm and textile brand KARIGAR, where she works with rural Indian artisans on translating their traditional skills into contemporary textile products. 
Ten years ago, she moved out of India to the Netherlands with her husband, after quitting her career as a journalist for a leading English newspaper. Life has never been the same since. She has learnt how to ride a bike, cook, run the Dam to Dam, taken on a sales job, managed a team of 25 multicultural people, had 2 kids and her third baby - her own company and brand!