About myAthena

Inspired by Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, myAthena is on a mission to remove the stress, loneliness, and uncertainty often associated with the placement process at B-schools. Athena is your personal professional buddy to prepare you for your job placements and career to give you the much needed competitive edge.

myAthena is a platform for both students and young professionals to get placement-ready. myAthena came into existence because of the dire need of a one-stop solution to prepare you for every aspect of your job interview journey. We are a team of industry experts who have been an integral part of the hiring process at multi-national corporates (MNCs) and global brands and thereby bring in this right expertise to you.

Through our expertise, we provide personal one-on-one guidance and pre-placement training on the entire campus placement process – from resume preparation and role fitment guidance to group discussion practice and interview preparation questions that will help you land your dream job. We also offer self-paced e-learning courses so that you can prepare for your interviews on your own. The practice interview sessions with Athena will give you the much needed real-interview experience to ready for the D-day.

Meet the team

myAthena is a team of passionate professionals who are obsessed with imparting the right guidance to students and young professionals to develop and leapfrog their careers. 

Gurpreet Walia, Founder and CEO

Gurpreet comes with 17 years of corporate experience across Telecom-Media-Technology domain. He has mentored more than 500 students of the Indian School of Business (ISB) over the past 12 years to give back to his alma mater by helping them realize their career aspirations. And it was this journey that led to the birth of myAthena Prolearn with a mission to empower lakhs of college students and young professionals in India through structured and affordable mentoring through technology-driven learning solutions.

Nidhi Chauhan, Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer

Nidhi is a Psychology Graduate and an MBA from Delhi University with over 30 years of professional experience across varied industries and sectors – Manufacturing, Telecom, Hospitality, IT, Sales & Distribution and Retail. She is now into Consulting organisations in the area of Organisation and Leadership development. With her experience in Leadership roles in India and overseas, managing HR for geographies spanning across India, UAE and APAC, she brings a global HR perspective to myAthena. Her aspiration now is to make myAthena a best-in-class solution for the talent about to start their professional journey.

Simran Ahuja, Director-Marketing

Simran is a marketing professional with more than 15 years of experience with multi-national companies. She is an MBA from Birla Institute of Management Technology, Noida and an engineer from Kurukshetra University. She is passionate about grooming young graduates and professionals to equip them with the skillset required to take up the challenges of the corporate world. She believes that today’s professionals should hold up the responsibility to build future professionals and leaders.

Companies where the team has worked

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