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South Asian Women Driving Impact In New Jersey

New Jersey based Anjalee Khemlani picks six women achievers from South Asia to put the spotlight on their success and struggles. Here’s an insight into the lives and times of those women of influence who are breaking new ground and exploring ways to succeed despite road blocks. AROON SHIVDASANI Co-Founder, Executive & Artistic Director, Indo-American(…)

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Our societies just don’t like the idea of free women: Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava, the firebrand director of Lipstick Under My Burkha talks about her struggles and successes over the last two months. Lipstick the film has already won nine awards, including the Grand Jury Prize for the Best Feature Film at Films de Femmes in France. They may even campaign for the Golden Globes. The Indian certification(…)

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Our societies just don’t like the idea of free women: Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava, the firebrand director of Lipstick Under My Burkha talks about her struggles and successes over the last two months. Lipstick the film has already won nine awards, including the Grand Jury Prize for the Best Feature Film at Films de Femmes in France. They may even campaign for the Golden Globes. The Indian certification(…)

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Zuckerberg Returns To Harvard: Key Takeaways From His Speech

Mark Zuckerberg recently delivered a speech at Harvard’s 366th Commencement for the batch of 2017. Harvard is the very place he had  dropped out from 12 years ago, and now he returned to receive his honorary degree. The 33-year-old is the youngest person to deliver a speech at Harvard. Zuckerberg opened his address by saying, “I’m honoured to(…)

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Is Speed Dating Finally Gaining Momentum In India?

Speed dating is not a new concept. According to The New York Times, speed dating was invented in the late nineties by a Rabbi named Yaacov Deyo as a way for young Jews to meet other young Jews. Soon, the concept became a hit and people starting organising events to get to meet new people and(…)

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Muna Al Gurg believes in the incredible potential of Arab women

Muna Al Gurg, the director of retail at Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC defines herself as a businesswoman rather than an entrepreneur. She is part of the second generation of the business conglomerate that was built in 1962 by her father. He has been her prime source of inspiration as he started his life in a post office in(…)

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Tennis Legend Boycotts Airline Because CEO Supports Gay Marriage

Tennis legend, Margaret Court (74) has decided to reject Qantas Airline after its chief executive officer Alan Joyce showed his support for same sex marriages. Court, who won a record 62 Grand Slam titles, including a record 24 singles titles, wrote an open letter  stating her opinion of Qantas Airlines and its CEO. The letter was published(…)

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The 7 Experiences That Will Make You Never Want To Leave Spain

Sunshine. Beautiful beaches. Drinking sprees. And good food. This is just part of what sums up Spain as a holiday destination. There’s  more fun to be had here than any of us can guess, unless we experience it for ourselves. Hema Ahuja went on a trip to Spain last year and here, she shares memorable experiences(…)

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Former Viva Girl Neha Bhasin Making Waves In Bollywood

When Neha Bhasin launched her singing career in year 2002 with Channel V-sponsored pop group Viva, she became a household name among the youth. Eventually, the group broke up and Neha carved out her name in Bollywood. Neha who wanted to be a pop star since childhood, trained in classical singing under Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.(…)

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