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We are professional women from diverse fields including journalism, mass communication, IT, marketing with interests ranging from music to arts to food. We have come together with a common goal of connecting, informing and integrating Indians living in Switzerland.

The Namaste Switzerland team

Aradhna Sethi

Aradhna is an author of two books: “The Entrepreneur’s Wife - A Survival Guide” (2016) and “The Swan that laid Golden Eggs” (2017, for children). Read her blog; share her life and views on Twitter and like the Facebook page: Life, Spice & More! Get more information on her communication and English lessons expertise at

Keerthana Nagarajan

Keerthana Nagarajan is a freelance journalist and lives with her husband and two little girls in Zurich. She has written for Swissinfo covering Indian-Swiss Expat stories. She also shares her motherhood experiences at (An Expat- Swiss Parenting website) Keerthana worked previously in the Netherlands at Radio Netherlands Worldwide, covering South Asia news, and at CNN’s sister concern in India, CNN-IBN, a 24-hour news channel. Continnect is her first start up online project.

Manasa Mukka

Manasa is a web designer by profession and is the designer behind Namaste Switzerland. She is passionate about art, loves to paint and make DIY projects in her free time. She is currently a freelance web designer and more about that can be found on her website, She is a trained classical singer and teaches music at her music school,

Maria de Conceicao

Maria de Conceicao moved to Switzerland to work for a Radio Station in Zurich as a copywriter. In India, she worked as an English Editor. Maria now calls Switzerland home. Between mothering and life, she works as a freelance Copy Editor. She is currently pursuing her two passions, cooking and photography.


Sharanya Mageshwaran is a freelance illustrator who loves painting and sketching with fauvist expressionist abstract themes. More of her artwork can be seen on her blog,

Shinta Simon

Shinta is a food blogger, occasional baker and compulsive chai-drinker. A former marketing professional, she moved from Bangalore to Switzerland a few years ago and is slowly yet steadily grüezi-ing her way into a new and intriguing culture. She shares her passion for food on her website, her baking adventures on her facebook page, 'Sugar Rush' and her life snippets on Instagram.



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