The goal of HerCentury is simple: we want to give young women the opportunity to cultivate meaningful relationships with strong, inspirational role models and experts.We use a mix of flash mentoring, long-term one on one mentoring and high-impact events.

Meet Our International Team

Founder Olga Yanovskaya

Her Century China

Olga shares a vision for women, which is to have more female role models, more female mentors and more time dedicated to help women into leadership role and to realize their potential.

Olga started her career in Russia and since then lived and worked in Europe, Latin Amerika, and Asia. She speaks 5 languages and has travelled to 70+ exiting places around the world.

Olga has worn many hats in her career – auditor, finance manager, consultant, entrepreneur, functional leader and ethics officer. As a result, she has a unique ability to lead complex projects and complex teams.

Olga now resides in Shanghai with her familiy and leads Sales Operations at a large medical device company.

Marianna Yanovskaya (Co-Founder)

Her Century France

Marianna has built a successful career in Finance in international environment. She is a leader passionate about women empowerment and has a sound experience in talent development.

Sirisha Ghada

HerCentury USA

A creative and innovative entrepreneur; Sirisha manages her Engineering and Trading company Indhan, LLC based in Shanghai and Houston, which works with Chemical and Pharmaceutical multinational companies.

Originally from India, studied and worked in USA for over a decade before setting up her own consulting company and moving to China. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, technology, films and empowering women to reach their true potential. She’s been part of HerCentury team since 2017, as the Director of Marketing and Media.

Saikal Gerlach

Her Century Germany

Kyrgyz by birth, German by law and cosmopolitan by spirit, Saikal is a professional in Internal Auditing and SAP-Consulting.

In 2017 she joined HerCentury in Shanghai, as the Director of Finance and Events. She holds a senior management position in Internal Audit and enjoys working across diverse cultures such as India,Australia, Eastern Europe and China.

She has a deep understanding of business processes, intercultural communication, career dynamics and communication in the corporate world.

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