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  • 'If you want the nation to progress, then you need to empower women': Dipali Goenka, CEO and joint MD, Welspun India May 09, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    'If you want the nation to progress, then you need to empower women': Dipali Goenka, CEO and joint MD, Welspun India

    One of only 3.7% female CEOs and managing directors of NSE-listed companies in India (2019), Dipali is also the lone woman on the eight-member council of the Welspun Group.

  • Her wheelchair-enabled cabs help the elderly and disabled go to the hospital or market May 01, 2021 02:27 PM IST

    Her wheelchair-enabled cabs help the elderly and disabled go to the hospital or market

    Chandigarh entrepreneur Sartaj Lamba runs a fleet of wheelchair-enabled cabs that offer mobility to the elderly and disabled in seven north Indian cities.

  • She founded India’s only homegrown matchmaking app for the LGBTQ+ community May 01, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    She founded India’s only homegrown matchmaking app for the LGBTQ+ community

    Ex-cofounder of Mobikwik, UX designer Sunali Aggarwal has recently launched a homegrown dating app for the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Mona Rai and a lifetime of art, abstraction and love Apr 25, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    Mona Rai and a lifetime of art, abstraction and love

    Mona Rai’s unconventional abstract artworks are as mesmerising for the viewer as for the artist herself, revealing secrets at every step of the process

  • Cross-border trade can pave the way for peace, exchange of ideas: Jeff Hammer Apr 21, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Cross-border trade can pave the way for peace, exchange of ideas: Jeff Hammer

    Senior NCAER fellow, and health and development economist Jeff Hammer shares notes on South Asia, why there's no one he can advise on peace between India and Pakistan and his own experiences living in the Subcontinent.

  • Using technology and therapy to help the hearing-impaired live optimum lives Apr 17, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    Using technology and therapy to help the hearing-impaired live optimum lives

    Mumbai audiologist and speech therapist Devangi Dalal is out to enhance the lives of the hearing-impaired using the latest technology.

  • These women are empowering Indian businesses with finance and sustainability solutions Apr 17, 2021 11:39 AM IST

    These women are empowering Indian businesses with finance and sustainability solutions

    Amrita Malik's fintech offers payment solutions; Dr Miniya Chatterji helps brands become profitable and sustainable; and Shruti Aggarwal's app is disrupting traditional lending in India.

  • Karishma Dev Dube on her Oscar-nominated film ‘Bittu’ and how society fails its most vulnerable Apr 10, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    Karishma Dev Dube on her Oscar-nominated film ‘Bittu’ and how society fails its most vulnerable

    An interview with award-winning New York-based filmmaker Karishma Dev Dube on her acclaimed short film 'Bittu' and on individualism versus authority.

  • Doctor-actor Lakshmi Devy on gender violence and her fearless directorial debut Apr 06, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Doctor-actor Lakshmi Devy on gender violence and her fearless directorial debut

    Indian-American actor and filmmaker Dr Lakshmi Devy is sending out a strong message of women’s empowerment through her directorial debut.

  • Sexual harassment at the workplace is an employment issue, not a 'women’s issue' Apr 03, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    Sexual harassment at the workplace is an employment issue, not a 'women’s issue'

    Company law expert Archana Khosla Burman on the POSH Act and empowering women in the workplace

  • Extreme journeys, off-roading adventures, and a day’s work for Nidhi Salgame Mar 20, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    Extreme journeys, off-roading adventures, and a day’s work for Nidhi Salgame

    Founder of an offbeat and expeditionary travel community, Nidhi Salgame exemplifies the idea of courage, fearlessness and the spirit of adventure.

  • 'We need to stop glorifying sacrifices of womxn': Actor-Author Saloni Chopra Mar 20, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    'We need to stop glorifying sacrifices of womxn': Actor-Author Saloni Chopra

    In her new book, actor and social-media star Saloni Chopra subverts fairytale endings and puts forward more feminist solutions instead.

  • Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Haya Fatima Iqbal and the art of invisibility Mar 13, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Haya Fatima Iqbal and the art of invisibility

    Academy and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Haya Fatima Iqbal is using her camera to highlight untold stories and unseen perspectives.

  • How London entrepreneur Darshita Gillies created a tech platform to drive impact Mar 13, 2021 08:38 AM IST

    How London entrepreneur Darshita Gillies created a tech platform to drive impact

    London-based entrepreneur and philanthropist Darshita Gillies is using technology to connect impact investors with those doing good in the world.

  • Global inequality narratives all tied to gender inequality, says researcher-activist Kirthi Jayakumar Feb 27, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    Global inequality narratives all tied to gender inequality, says researcher-activist Kirthi Jayakumar

    Feminist researcher and peace activist Kirthi Jayakumar is using stories, advocacy and technology to nudge India towards gender equality and social justice.

  • This Kerala NGO has developed low-cost, eco-friendly cloth pads for rural women Feb 27, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    This Kerala NGO has developed low-cost, eco-friendly cloth pads for rural women

    A Kerala-based social enterprise built on spiritual and humanitarian values is out to provide rural women access to low-cost, eco-friendly cloth pads.

  • How a youth-led team is using virtual reality to help partition veterans find closure Feb 20, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    How a youth-led team is using virtual reality to help partition veterans find closure

    Saadia Gardezi and her teammates at Project Dastaan use technology to help the Partition generation revisit the land of their birth.

  • Democracy is learnt behaviour but we are unlearning democracy every day, says Conflictorium Museum founder Avni Sethi Feb 20, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    Democracy is learnt behaviour but we are unlearning democracy every day, says Conflictorium Museum founder Avni Sethi

    Through art, dance and her Conflictorium Museum, Avni Sethi has created a space to bring up difficult subjects of conflict, violence and democracy.

  • Reena Saini Kallat on art that challenges borders and notions of nationhood Feb 20, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    Reena Saini Kallat on art that challenges borders and notions of nationhood

    Artist Reena Saini Kallat’s work looks at social and political borders by bringing the focus on manmade barriers and symbols of nationality.

  • Stanford educators and business coaches tell you how to use humour to your advantage Feb 13, 2021 07:51 AM IST

    Stanford educators and business coaches tell you how to use humour to your advantage

    A new book 'Humour, Seriously' by Stanford's Dr Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas shows you how to build levity into your life and work.

  • You should make films you believe in; the audience will come, says award-winning filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar Feb 13, 2021 07:43 AM IST

    You should make films you believe in; the audience will come, says award-winning filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar

    Acclaimed New York-based filmmaker Mehreen Jabbar on storytelling, female role models and Indo-Pak cinema collaborations.

  • These chocolate makers kept India sweetly satiated during the lockdown Jan 30, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    These chocolate makers kept India sweetly satiated during the lockdown

    The pandemic could not dull India’s chocolate market and new brands have popped up to cater to a variety of palates and occasions.

  • Meet the singer who gave up equity trading for bhajans Jan 30, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    Meet the singer who gave up equity trading for bhajans

    Shivali Bhammer gave up a lucrative career in equity trading to follow her teenage passion of singing devotional hymns from the Indian tradition.

  • Two things work in India’s favour, its democratic spirit and the little remaining spine of its civil society, says writer Aditi Patil Jan 23, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    Two things work in India’s favour, its democratic spirit and the little remaining spine of its civil society, says writer Aditi Patil

    Aditi Patil’s new book looks at how India’s gender and caste inequalities have led to an environmental crisis.

  • New book on Kamala Harris offers an Indian perspective of US vice president’s life Jan 23, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    New book on Kamala Harris offers an Indian perspective of US vice president’s life

    A new book on the life and journey of Kamala Harris hit stands on the same day as her inauguration as the US vice president.

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