women achievers

How Binal Doshi Married Medicine & Management To Co-Found PlexusMD

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(…)


Entrepreneurship Always Fascinated Me: Saumya Vardhan Of Shubhpuja.Com

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(…)


Women empowerment should be a given in any civilised society: Shabana Azmi

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(…)


Edit-a-thon To Compile Information On 100 Odia Women Achievers

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(…)


Ride to be One: Maral Yazarloo is biking across seven continents

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(…)


Kangana Ranaut Ready To Turn Director

Soon to be seen as Rani Lakshmibai on screen, actress Kangana Ranaut is simultaneously gearing up to be a director and if sources are to be believed, she is opting to direct a biopic.


Can I Bag It All Asks Nina Lekhi In Her First Book On Business

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(…)


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