India has witnessed foreign entrepreneurs visiting and even settling here to make big bucks. After all, the country is home to the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world.
Indian-American musician and actress Monica Dogra has made her mark as an independent artist and activist in India over the past few years. Popularly known as Shaa’ir, or the poet, Monica has acted in six feature films and released several independent songs. Popular for hosting one-of-its-kind Indian music-documentary series, The Dewarists, Monica came to the limelight for her performance in director Kiran Rao’s debut film Dhobi Ghat (2010).
The Centre backed its statement by saying that the male troop predominantly comes from a rural background and may not be in a position to accept commands from a female leader. Additionally, it said that women have more family demands and that they were at a danger of being taken prisoner of war.
Deepti Asthana from Uttar Pradesh spent more than 15 years in the corporate world, before turning to photography. Now one of the most prominent independent photographers in the country, she documents gender and human rights issues through her work.
Riddhima Parekh is is a commercial and fashion photographer who has won the National Geographic Show Cover Shot 2, Heritage City, and has been featured multiple times in the magazine.
Hailing from Odisha’s Chasikanda Village, 23-year-old Tapaswini Das created history by becoming the first visually-challenged female Odisha Administrative Service Officer.
Aluva’s Geethu Mohandas is one of the 20 ordinary individuals to have been shortlisted from across the globe, to participate in the 300 kilometre dog sled trek in the Arctic wilderness.
As we step into another brand-new chapter of our lives, here are few tips and tricks to sail through the year like the Boss Lady you are.
Amidst the plethora of misogynistic and sexist films, Bollywood often surprises us with some real gems – Headstrong, powerful and modern Indian women.
Throughout the last decade, Indian women have taken great strides to break free of the shackles of patriarchy and the glass ceiling. Meet nine changemakers who made the headlines.