Binal Doshi, Founding Team Member at PlexusMD (a career networking app for doctors), was born in a family of doctors. A brilliant student with two Board ranks, medicine seemed to be Binal’s obvious choice of a career. But she chose to be an entrepreneur instead. Recently, Binal won the Women Entrepreneurship Quest 2016 award alongwith(…)
Nishat Mukaddam has made shopping for weddings a cakewalk with her venture, WedLista.com. The e-commerce portal is the most convenient and personalised platform to browse, buy and share all-things-fashion for weddings in India.
Delhi-based Saumya Vardhan always wanted to do something out of the box and in her own way be instrumental to the betterment of society. Saumya, having stayed in London for many years, felt an unnoticeable gap for those who live in the foreign lands to access genuine puja services. Her approach for filling up that(…)
Shabana Azmi and Manish Malhotra headlined an event to promote the inaugural Indian Academy Awards Women Achievers Award in New Jersey. The event honoured 15 women, selected through a process audited by Ernst and Young, along with a fashion show and fundraiser for Azmi’s NGO Mijwan Welfare Society. “True progress of a society is not(…)
The IT field has a continuos churn of innovation. From new formats to new prototypes, invention is the name of the game. While the representation and the number of women taking up jobs in IT is steadily increasing, Almas Khan wants to break barriers. Born and educated in Pune, she is founder and COO of(…)
A two-day-long, 100 women edit-a-thon event was held in Bhubaneswar on 18 and 19 March. This first-of its kind of event in India, it was jointly organised by ‘Sambad’, arguably the largest circulated Odia daily, and Odia Wikipedia to mark the International Women’s Month. Edit-a-thons are events in which editors of various online communities, such(…)
Passion for speed and biking is often associated with machismo. But Dr Maral Yazarloo is a woman who can shut these stereotypes. Along with Pankaj Trivedi, a photographer and fellow biker, she has embarked upon the journey “Ride to be One“, which commenced on March 15, 2017. They will be travelling for about a year(…)
Nina Lekhi turned an entrepreneur when the words starting up were not even fashionable. Entrepreneurship meant business and that was an idea most women in her times (1980s) steered away from. Nina started and built Baggit, probably India’s first bags enterprise made in India. Travelling from the comfort of her home to the bylanes of(…)
Kolkata-based Dr Priya Virmani has launched India’s first-ever charitable Trust, which empowers children who have been victims of trauma and child sexual abuse using creative and innovative methods and therapies.