StartUp Scene: Women entrepreneurs of Awadh meet up in Lucknow

For women entrepreneurs of Lucknow the challenges didn’t come in terms of funding or ideas. Changing mindsets and breaking away from traditions was the key held-up for women to unleash their potential. In what was a rare women entrepreneurs meet up in Lucknow, female founders shared candidly that the city’s ‘log kya kahengey’ attitude was(…)


What women need: MBA students weigh in

The Delhi-based Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, which offers an alternative, customised MBA for women, has shared two videos with SheThePeople.TV. Created by their students as part of a visual story-telling module, the students chose to address issues that they worry about — What holds women back at the workplace? By Shreyasi Singh At The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, we believe(…)


The woman behind Shikha Sharma is a tech savvy leader with an eye on goals

Meet Axis Bank’s CEO Shikha Sharma. She is one of India’s most spectacular women leaders and has been a part of the country’s banking growth story. Sharma is driven by technology, addicted to new ideas and passionate about letting young leaders lead. Soft spoken Sharma is a woman with her eyes set on goals. Her(…)


Be unstoppable: Business philosophy with Karla Bookman

Founder of The Swaddle, Karla Bookman says resources for mothers and children in India have a massive gap and platforms are needed to address the needs of that market. Her digital parenting guide is nearly two years old and is expanding into mother-child events as well. Bookman thought of the idea of her startup when(…)


Exploring secrets of grape-lands: Meet wine educator Sonal Holland

It’s all red and white to us but she knows the right notes. Meet Sonal Holland, wine educator and curator who is a recipient of the prestigious Digital Women Award. She started out in a quest to know more about wines at a time when no one thought India would consume anything but Black Label(…)


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