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Shital Daftari

Daftari founded her company Saris and Things in 2011 with a small investment and a big dream. She started Saris and Things, which is an exclusive online website where one can Rent or Buy designer Indian clothes for weddings and gala events.

Saris and Things was just named as a 2021 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies by the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). Daftari is a winner of the 2021 Enterprising Women of the Year Award.

In 2012 she became an Amazon Seller and started selling her brand Saris and Things on Amazon, and also expanded to selling designer shoes, swimwear, fine jewelry and many top designer brands.

When the pandemic hit in 2020, she pivoted her business to selling PPE and was one of the first sellers to sell facemasks on Amazon, and within weeks expanded her product line to include hand sanitizers, gloves, pulse oximeters, swabs, surgical gowns, and all types of PPE. With the huge success with PPE, she grew her business to selling covid tests and lab supplies and launched her wholesale business, SNT Biotech in the latter half of 2020.

Her company SNT Biotech is now one of the largest suppliers of Rapid and PCR COVID tests and lab supplies to various hospitals and labs across the country. SNT Biotech also provides Onsite COVID Testing Services at schools and large corporations.

Shital Daftari serves on the advisory board for Enterprising Women Foundation and WBC Collaborative.

Shital Daftari’s motto is to “Work each day with the same dedication as the day you first started.”

Saris and Things is a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise, WOSB certified, City of Chicago Certified WBE and BEP certified by State of Illinois.

She is the Co-Founder of the Women’s Empowerment Campaign Chicago (WE), a networking & empowerment platform for Indian & South Asian women in Chicago.