“The road to an achievement always has to be fuelled by passion” – RJ Yolande Mendes

“The road to an achievement always has to be fuelled by passion” – RJ Yolande Mendes

Women have long been regarded as great multitaskers and true dove-tailers. Women have been wearing and doffing their multi-hued hats with flair, whether it's taking care of a billion tasks at home or tackling the different agendas at work. All the while, they continue to defy stereotypes, restrictions, and glass ceilings with ease. Today, Indian women are being recognised, praised, and admired for their new positions as entrepreneurs. In India, the number of female entrepreneurs is increasing, and their success stories continue to inspire and empower millions more.


Here is how Yolande Mendes has channeled her learnings and skillsets to be a multitasking master in all she does! This inspiring story we bring to you today is about a woman entrepreneur from Mumbai who has completed 200+ Certificate Courses on Various Fields of study to name a few:

- Social Media Management (Facebook) & (Coursera)

- Advanced SEO (LinkedIn Learning)

- Google IT Support (Google) & (Coursera)

- Six Sigma Green Belt (Specialization Kennesaw State University) & (Coursera)

- Fundamentals of Digital Marketing (Google Digital Unlocked)

- Web Developer (Eduonix Learning Solutions)

- Social Media Marketing (Eduonix Learning Solutions) & (eMarketing Institute) & (Udemy)

- Graphic Designing (Udemy)

- Canva (Coursera Project Network)

- Advanced Management Skills: Productivity, Leadership & Strategy (Eazl)

- Diploma in Operations Management (Alison)

- Diploma in Customer Service (Alison)

- Public Speaking & Personality Enhancement (Xavier Institute of Communications)

- Radio Jockey & Presentation Skills (Xavier Institute of Communications)

- Virtual Teacher Specialization (University of California, Irvine) & (LinkedIn Learning) & (Coursera)

- Digital Marketing (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) & (Itronix Solutions) & (Semrush Social Media Toolkit Exam) & (Coursera).

Her academic background has given her the freedom and ability to apply her skills in many different fields. She did her BMM in Advertisement and MBA in Operations Management while doing shows as a Radio Jockey in channels like Radio MUST 107.8 FM (Mumbai University’s Community Radio), Music Aur Masti, The Radio Red & Radio Asia Live (Internet Radio Channels) as well as working for Telecommunication and Mortgage firms in voice-processes.

 

With a key focus on being the best version of herself this young entrepreneur also ventured into creating a name in the world of freelancing where she offers services including (but not limited to): Graphic Designing, Content Writing, Voice Overs, Web Designing, Social Media Content Creation, Business Coaching,  Life Coaching, Counseling, Career Guidance,  Professional Training, Business Branding and many more. She is currently is ranked in the top 1% of the elite preferred freelancers group on freelancer.com as well as a level 2 seller on fiverr.com.

 

Her career truly embodies the ‘jack-of-all-trades’ concept, and has allowed her to become an incredibly effective and versatile Individual. Her drive to achieve new things every day is such an inspiration to everyone out here and its always a pride to see women like her setting an example to everyone around.

 

Yolande truly believed that her voice was a blessing so continued to be a Voice Over artist where she recorded THOUSANDS of projects ranging from Television Commercials, Voicemails, IVRs, Podcast Intros/Outros, Explainer videos, E-Learning, Whiteboard animation, YouTube Video Voice Overs and many more, she also has her YouTube channel where she sings hynms and various other tracks as and when possible, to have her talent sustained while she ventured into her own Digital Marketing firm called DIVE International.

 

Yolande features as a Singer on 30+ Music channels worldwide. These include Apple iTunes, Spotify, Gaana, YouTube Music, iHeart Radio, Deezer, Boomplay, Twitch, etc. with Gospel Music and Various Bollywood & English Cover songs performed. (More Info: www.yolandemendes.com) As an upcoming singing sensation, whats beautiful about her albums are that she has created music in various Languages like Konkani, Hindi, English, Tamil and Punjabi and is looking forward to covering more languages too.

 

An Avid Learner, Digital Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneur and a Singer, Yolande is a true Media professional with a heart of gold. Kuodos to her spirit!