Aishwarya Hegde graduated from ISM in 2004 at the completion of her 12th standard, after 14 years of continuous attendance at ISM. She completed a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Management from the Western Michigan University in Michigan, United States.
Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, Aishwarya moved to Bangalore, India and started a Cosmetic distribution Business that she managed till 2011 and subsequently moved back to Oman.
Aishwarya considers Oman to be her home and she actively manages her family run businesses of Restaurants and Hotels. She keeps the entrepreneur in her alive with her most recent venture of an online webstore for handmade products in Oman. Her website www.shopsatva.com is an commerce startup company, based in Muscat, that aims to connect craft and handmade-product suppliers with consumers. Aishwarya hopes to grow this community of creative individuals and connect them to the right customers, by celebrating art, design, age-old techniques and the cultural traditions that unite us all.
Aishwarya is also an Odissi dance teacher and choreographer and started off her passion for the art when she was a student at ISM. She credits her teachers and friends from ISM for their support and encouragement, helping her achieve success and accolades over the years. She is passionate about giving back to the school that has played a major part of her success.