Ethel Da Costa
Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist
Media Influencer-Media Entrepreneur
Founder-CEO, Think Geek Media
An award winning Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist and Media Influencer, Ethel Da Costa is a passionate, feisty, Media & PR maverick, ahead-of-her-time `Forward Thinking Mediapreneur’ with a successful, multi-faceted Media career spanning over 25 years.
An active Star Ranked Blogger Member with Independent Fashion Bloggers (USA), Indiblogger.in (India), Mayshad Woman (Paris), Roposo (India), Plixxo Insider (India).
Born and raised in the Middle East, Kuwait, and now based in Mumbai-Goa, India, she holds a Post-Graduate Masters in Economics from Goa University, India, with a celebrated media career which includes The Times of India-Editor-Goa Plus, Features Editor-Femina, Editor-Groove Tarun Bharat Publications, Reporter, Magazine Editor-OHerald Publications, Programming Head & Station Director-Radio Mirchi 98.3FM (Goa), Head of Media & Publicity for The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Govt of Goa among few, and continues to freelance for publications in India and abroad.
Da Costa is Founder & CEO of the award-winning Media, PR, Fashion & Lifestyle Content and Communications media company Think Geek Media, and works across India (Goa-Mumbai-Delhi),UAE creating Media stories, managing Clients, PR events, Launches and Celebrities across a variety of verticals. A Published Author-Poet of `Eve’s Revenge: Stories of Nemesis,’ (2008) her second book Eve’s Light: Stories of Passion is a sequel in progress. A `can do’ creator, thinker, innovator, Da Costa loves shoes, fashion, travel, is a hard-driving Geek on the field, a path-breaker and multi-tasker who believes in and passionately drives her CREATIVE LEADERSHIP that CONTENT IS KING.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
- Goa State Best Brands Women Achiever Award 2018 for excellence in Media, PR, Lifestyle by World CSR Day and CMO Asia, Goa
- Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Women’s Wing in Recognition for Valuable Contribution toward Women Empowerment in Media, 2018
- The Goa State Brand Leadership Award 2017-Women Achiever Award 2017 by Devang Mehta Business School and World CSR Day, Mumbai
- Nominated for #FundYourOwnWorth Advantage Woman 2017 nationwide campaign by ICICI Bank
- Woman of the Decade Achievers Award 2015 by the Women Economic Forum 2015, New Delhi. Media Icon distinction for Up-scaling Media & Entertainment through eclectic creative connections.’
- The Pillar of Hindustani Society Award, 2010-11 by Trans-Asian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TACCI) Mumbai, for `Dedicated contribution in the field of Media, Radio, Entertainment.’
- Jaycee Creed Award 2013 (JCI Goa) for `Media Exceptional Contribution to Society.’
- Top 4 Finalist `Flame Thrower’ Non-Revenue, Radio Mirchi 98.3FM Goa, 2008
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