Shivani Gopal


Founder, CEO

Shivani is the founder and CEO of Elladex, Australia’s first digital mentor marketplace & daily learning platform – a global ‘rolodex’ with over 25,000 women, designed to elevate personal, professional and financial success.

She is the author of the 2023 Inclusion Report: The Perspex Ceiling and the Illusion of Inclusion – a landmark national research paper spanning over 2000 participants that assesses the challenges and opportunities of inclusion and diversity across Australian corporations – due to release in June 2023. Shivani is also an official delegate to the 2023 G20 Summit in India as part of the Start-Up Engagement Group, contributing her experience and expertise in startups to better equip the global ecosystem for success.

Shivani has won the 2022 NSW Excellence in Women’s Leadership Award, is a finalist for the Women in Tech awards, and was a finalist in Sydney’s Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2022. She holds an MBA and a Masters in Commerce, majoring in Financial Planning and her work has seen her covered in some of Australian media outlets, including the AFR, the SMH, The Today Show, Channel 7 and more.