889: Be in the Driver’s Seat With Sangeeta Sharma

Sangeeta Sharma is the co-founder of Eduley and the President of NIWE – Academy of Cosmetology & Massage.  With her extensive background and success in both education and spa ownership, Sangeeta created the state-of-the-art academic institution which is known as NIWE Academy. She recognized a need in Calgary for a personal, one-on-one, and innovative approach in learning. By combining both of her passions in life, education and beauty, Sangeeta founded the only cosmetology and massage college in Calgary that offers every aspect of state-of-the-art beauty and wellness training. Her philosophy, balance equals harmony can be seen in her actions and in what she firmly believes: “When you make learning easy and fun, we all benefit and become successful!” As a matter of fact, NIWE’s 98% job placement ratio proves this statement to be correct.

Sangeeta shares her story about how she lost her confidence when she migrated from India to Canada and was able to build it back when she realized that she is the driver’s seat of her journey.  She is also part of the USPAACC WISE, a program intended for AAPI Women that would strategically address core issues and create lasting impact in their professional and personal lives, thus empowering and uplifting them in creating and choosing their own personal choices. 


Sangeeta Sharma is the co-founder of Eduley and the President of NIWE – Academy of Cosmetology & Massage.

Cultural Background

Sangeeta is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Self-confidence is a superpower.  Once you start believing in it, you can start creating the magic that you can imagine.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self-confidence is like building muscles, take small steps to building it which includes making mistakes.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sangeeta was a confident woman when she lived in India but when she migrated to Canada, she lost her confidence since she had to start from scratch and she was a nobody.

The “AHA” Moment

Sangeeta used to drive a school bus and she was able to take control of driving the school bus, she realize she can conquer anything because she was in the driver’s seat.

Also when Sangeeta opened her own business, she was able to give other immigrant woman jobs that helped them become independent and showing them what is possible.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sangeeta loves her life because she knows she is changing women’s life for the better.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Never stop believing in yourself.  Prove yourself and prove other people.

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