Richa is the conceptualizer and CEO of YourDOST – one of India’s largest emotional wellness
platforms, and is on a mission to ensure mental health support is available for all.
She is an IIT Guwahati alumnus with specialisation in User Experience Design. She has also
worked with D.E. Shaw & Co and o9 Solution in Interaction Designer and Product Management
Richa has been felicitated with several rewards and recognitions – Forbes 30 Under 30 India &
Asia, Top 15 people of 2015 by Economic Times, Women of Worth by NDTV, Digital Women
Award, 2016, BW Wellbeing 40 under 40 Award, 2021, L’Oreal and INK Fellow. She has been
awarded the Prestigious Women Transforming India Award organised by Nito Ayog, Govt.of India
in 2022. She has also presented policy recommendations on Mental Health to the Hon’ble PM of
India on the National StartUp Day, 2022.
She, along with YourDOST is also the proud winner of the National StartUp Award, 2023 under the
section of Health & Wellness by the StartUp India foundation.