The Aam Aadmi Party had earned a bad reputation for itself in the 2015 elections for not having women in leadership positions. Some of the party’s members were also in the news for allegedly misbehaving with women. AAP, however, seems to have redeemed itself by roping in 145 women candidates for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.
The IMF chief, Christine Lagarde, has always vocalized her concern over gender gap being an obstacle in the economic growth of countries. This time too, while speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos, she said that technology might be able to help close the gender gap and she talked about some ‘anecdotal’ examples from(…)
A true example of a woman running a show, Chanda Kocchar gives the the women of India the strength to dream and reach a goal that breaks the glass ceiling. On her birthday today, we learn more about Kocchar and her achievements. – She is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ICICI, one(…)
It’s down to the wire as the United States decides its future for the next four years. Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump. All those who have been following the news would note how bizarre these last few months have been, especially when it comes to the statements flying around. Accusations, shaming, barbs, misogyny, some racism(…)
At a recent meet-the-press programme organised by the Press Club of Mumbai, Naela Quadri, the president of World Baloch Women’s Forum (WBWF), sought India’s help in the cause of Balochistan’s independence. Naela has been in self-exile living in Canada and been travelling the world to gather support for the cause, that is Balochistan’s independence from(…)
Women entrepreneurs are close to our heart and today we bring you an interview with Lipika Bhushan — who’s spent more than a decade in the publishing industry, including with HarperCollins India. And while she does mention that, as a civil servant’s daughter, her family would have initially preferred a more traditional career like engineering(…)
She could have followed exactly in her father’s footsteps, but Meghna Ghai Puri, daughter of filmmaker Subhash Ghai, chose to tread a different path. As president of Whistling Woods International, a film school set up by her father, she helps new filmmakers take sure steps into the world of cinema and media arts. Puri helped(…)
We all know how running is good for our mind and body both. But are we also aware how running can actually hone your leadership skills? According to a research, where 400 women executives were surveyed, having a sports background can accelerate a woman’s leadership potential. If you’re a runner, you can already relate to how(…)