Born and raised in Calcutta, India, Deepali Nangia graduated Summa Cum Laude with an undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester with a major in Economics and a minor in Information Systems (1996). Deepali was also one of three students to be accepted into the University's masters program and graduated with an MBA in Finance from the William E. Simon School of Business Administration. While at Rochester, Deepali was awarded the Barry Rappoport Prize for Excellence in Economics and was an honorary member of many academic honor societies such as Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon and the Golden Key National Honor Society. 

Post University, Deepali started her career as a banker on Wall Street at Salomon Smith Barney Citigroup and subsequently went on to work in principal investing at private equity houses such as GE Equity and Stonepoint Capital. She moved to Marsh McLennan as Project Manager, Operations for their India operations and then held various positions in Strategy, Product Development and Operations at Marsh and Aon.  

Deepali, who learned all about entrepreneurship from her Dad was also co-founder of Tiny Feet, Giant Leaps (Tiny Feet), a mother and child activity center in India. While she was at Tiny Feet, she was responsible for all strategic, business development, creative and financial aspects of Tiny Feet. She has also evaluated several other business opportunities both in London and in India in the mother and child space.

Deepali spends whatever little free time she has volunteering for various non-profit organizations, supporting the arts and caring for her two children. She supports the community by being Treasurer of the Glendower Preparatory School Parent Association and is also part of the Women in Business Committee of London Children's Ballet. She is a Business Mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and SHEROES has mentored women in emerging economies such as Israel and India.  She is also a mentor at Imperial College London for the women in technology program.  

She enjoys writing and blogs under "Diary of a Mumpreneur - Deepali Nangia".  Her blog is on inspirational women and on her experiences as an entrepreneur.