Shashi Behl, Vice-Chair
President, Twisted Goods and Joydrop, Calgary
Shashi’s first foray into entrepreneurship was as a partner with Body Blocker Co, a manufacturer of state-of-the-art sun wear for children, which dramatically decreased the effects of the sun’s UV rays. This business set the course for her to pursue her own business and later opened Twisted Goods, a retail store that specializes in funky, eclectic personal and home accessories, with store fronts in key malls in Calgary & Saskatoon. With the knowledge and love for retail Shashi launched a 2nd retail banner in 2012 – Joydrop.
She has been on the W100 profit list, represented Canada at the G8 Young Business Summit, been awarded Leader of Tomorrow and was named Retailer of Year for Canada She is passionate about the retail business and a strong advocate for young women in business. Shashi loves travelling with her family, meeting new people, road biking, practicing yoga, and reading.