Our Team

Hetal Virani, Co-Founder

C.A., C.S., C.W.A., L.L.B., and B. Com.

Hetal Virani, C.A., C.S., C.W.A., L.L.B., and B. Com., has brought her superior financial and legal expertise to the management of Sparkle Innovations. Hetal is responsible for day-to-day planning, implementing and managing all finance and operations related activities of the company. Her passion for promoting equal opportunities for women and expertise as a cost accountant allows us to manufacture superior quality Sparkle pads while keeping the overhead costs as low as possible. Hetal has successfully developed Buy One, Give One program at Sparkle that helps girls and women in rural communities to reach their full potential at both school and work.

Hetal earned her C.A. from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and C.W.A. from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She holds a C.S. from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India as well as a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, India.

When Hetal is not busy evaluating financial reports at Sparkle Innovations, she spends her free time at United Word Foundation where she passionately works on women's wellness and empowerment initiatives. Hetal is also a free spirited global citizen who loves to explore non-touristy places whenever she gets a chance.

Chirag Virani, Co-Founder

M.B.A, B. Eng. Mechanical

After completing his Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University, Canada and Master in Business Administration from Ryerson University, Canada, Chirag Virani co-founded Sparkle Innovations Hetal. Chirag has a diverse academic and professional experience from Canada, the U.S.A., Europe, and India. After working in key leadership positions at a number of multi-national corporations and NGOs across the globe, Chirag guides Sparkle Innovations in the areas of manufacturing, sales and NGO collaborations.

Along with conducting market research and managing both online and offline distribution channels, Chirag passionately works with NGOs that focus on grass root level solutions by providing them healthy sanitary pads at subsidised rates.

When Chirag is not in his lab trying to develop healthier and more affordable versions of Sparkle pads, he spends his free time working on sustainable agriculture programs that focus on farmer's empowerment as well as organic farming initiatives at United World Foundation.