Lalitha Wemel is an active founder, startup community leader and design enthusiast.
She is currently the Regional Director of Community for Asia Pacific at Techstars. Since 2015, she has overseen partnerships, programming and development of startup ecosystems and communities across the region; where she has worked with over 25+ corporate & government partners in developing strategy, executing corporation innovation programs and leading over 300 community growth activities, annually.
She proudly leads Global Startup Weekend Women, a series of weekend programs focused on creating more exposure, leaders and opportunities for women in tech to better drive transformational change in their community and beyond.
Lalitha is also the co-host of the mental health and wellness podcast, Happy Messy Humans; where she leads honest, funny & deep conversations with her co-host, Oko Davaasuren, about the messy pursuit of happiness in startup life, dive into curious & tabooed topics on mental health, well-being & the roller coaster entrepreneurship life.
Lalitha is a certified Global Startup Weekend Facilitator, experienced emcee and program curator. She is also a huge pop-culture enthusiast, coffee lover and avid Audible listener.