Asst. Prof. Mahanaaz Irani
Mahanaaz Irani is passionate and proficient about design and is teaching Design Foundation and Fashion Design courses since seven years. She holds Master’s degree in Commerce (specialization Business Administration) from University of Pune and a post graduate diploma in Fashion Designing and Clothing Technology from School Of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune.
In her previous profiles she was a faculty with Symbiosis Institute of Design and a college for Creative Art and Design, Fad International Pune.
Prior to her design career, she was a successful banker for more than six years at different national and International Banks.
During her tenure at Symbiosis she has been a member of the core committee for course refinement and course modulation. Jury member for all courses of Foundation Studies and courses on Fashion Design. She is the recipient of The Most Popular Educator at Foundation level, at Symbiosis Institute of Design.
Her Design Training and passion for design coupled with very strong communication skills and effervescent personality creates very effective student connect, at the same time her finance and banking background provides the ability to understand the Business Dynamics for operations of an Educational institute.
In her leisure time, she is a freelance fashion designer and a fashion stylist. She enjoys swimming, listening to music and loves baking. She also dabbles in English Literature and Poetry. Travelling to understand and to know different cultures and to evolve as a human being is a passion very close to heart.