Sonia Notani is a highly passionate individual who can ideate, drive and implement. Sonia is the Co-founder & CEO of BrainGymJr, that teaches children ‘How’ to think by enabling application and problem solving.
Sonia is a Strategy & Marketing professional who has donned multiple hats over the last 18 years. Listed amongst India’s Fortune 40 Under 40, awarded the ‘Top 30 SuperCMO’ by IAMAI and ‘Woman Leader in Insurance’ by ASSOCHAM in 2019; Sonia is recognized for her business acumen.
A strong believer in passion with purpose, Sonia is drawn to initiatives that are socially beneficial and commercially viable. With BrainGymJr, she saw an opportunity to strengthen aptitude and make children future ready irrespective of socio-economic background or geography. BrainGymJr offers a subscription of daily educational games customized for children between 5-11 years. These games come in 16 + fun formats, in-built positive reinforcement and instant solutions. Children can play, solve and learn on this DIY platform / App with new games daily as well as 20,000+ practice games!
Prior to this, she spent 12+ building IndiaFirst Life Insurance, where she was a founder member, Chief Marketing Officer and an integral part of the Leadership team.
Sonia started her career with the Aditya Birla Group and has also worked with Citibank, Reliance Life Insurance and KPMG advisory. An alumna of St. Xavier’s College, Sonia is an Economics graduate who also holds an MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (Mumbai). She has completed an executive one-year program on ‘Leadership and Diversity for Innovation’ by Women’s World Banking and Wharton School in 2020.