Achievers

When children learn, they transmit a vibe of pride - Rina Agarwal, Founder of Learning Impulse

When children learn, they transmit a vibe of pride - Rina Agarwal, Founder of Learning Impulse

Rina Agarwal, Founder and CEO of Learning Impulse, started her venture just five years ago and since then has never looked back. Her parents and her teachers have been her role...

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Indian Women Scaling Mt. Everest

Indian Women Scaling Mt. Everest

Present day women believe in leaving their footprints on the moon and the highest peak of the world alike. Thus is the story of the women who made the entire nation proud in the...

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Make Way for the 'Sporty' Girls!

Make Way for the 'Sporty' Girls!

When it comes to sports, popular notion says it’s a male-dominated area. However, it is fascinating as well as encouraging to note that more and more women are chasing this off...

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Powerful Global Women - 1

Powerful Global Women - 1

A. Angela Merkel : The Chancellor of Germany and Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union, she is the first female Chancellor of Germany. A physical chemist by professional...

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Successful Indian Women - 1

Successful Indian Women - 1

a. Pratibha Patil : Credited for being the first female President of India, she has shown what can be achieved by woman-power, no matter how mild, unassuming and “low-key” she...

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Women Social Warriors - 1

Women Social Warriors - 1

In order to bring a change in society, revolution is a must. And to ignite a revolution, fiery souls are a must. India has been blessed enough to witness some such zestful women...

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GOWA : Guild of Women Achievers

GOWA : Guild of Women Achievers

The brainchild of Chhaya Srivastava, this organisation was founded in 1996. Having herself been a victim of workplace harassment, she felt that the society needs more such...

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Powerful Indian Women - 2

Powerful Indian Women - 2

A. Sonia Gandhi : The President of the Indian National Congress, she has already made a record of being the longest-serving President of the Congress party in its 125-year...

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Ladies 'First', Truly!

Ladies 'First', Truly!

a. Shail Mishra of Bihariganj, Ajmer was the first woman to drive a metro. The little girl, who used to be fascinated to see the trains running near her place today, has earned...

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Powerful Global Women - II

Powerful Global Women - II

A. Melinda Gates : An American businesswoman and philanthropist, she is the co-founder and co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She has also been the former unit...

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YFLO Raga Young Women Achievers Awards

YFLO Raga Young Women Achievers Awards

YFLO stands for Young FICCI Ladies Organization. This organization is an exclusive women's wing of the prestigious national organization FICCI (Federation of Indian Chamber Of...

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Pratima Nagaraj helps you heal yourself in a different way

Pratima Nagaraj helps you heal yourself in a different way

Revive Holistic Centre in Singapore is one which focuses wholly on helping people heal themselves inside out, physically and mentally, with the aid of tools such as hypnosis,...

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Women on Wanderlust! An interview with the founder of WOW – Sumitra Senapaty

Women on Wanderlust! An interview with the founder of WOW – Sumitra Senapaty

Sumitra Senapaty is an internationally known travel writer who enjoys writing about her travels in leading publications like Times of India, Femina, Verve, Marie Claire, and...

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Women Who Are Changing the World

Women Who Are Changing the World

Women indeed are changing the world, in countless ways! Sitting in any corner of the world, perhaps commoners would not even be aware of the numerous revolutions that women are...

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Ladies 'First', Truly- II

Ladies 'First', Truly- II

a. Major Mitali Madhusmita created history by becoming the first ever woman officer to win a Sena medal for gallantry. In February 2011, she made not only womenfolk, but the...

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Looking back in history, these women have made a difference!

Looking back in history, these women have made a difference!

a.Florence Nightingale : A celebrated English social reformer and statistician, she can be called the founder of modern nursing, and has also earned the title of ‘the lady with...

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The Green Warrior

The Green Warrior

Had it not been for social revolutionaries springing up at many corners of the earth, this planet of ours perhaps would have reached the brink of extinction. One such woman who...

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A Mountain Saviour - Interview with Ishita Khanna, Co-Founder of Spiti Ecosphere

A Mountain Saviour - Interview with Ishita Khanna, Co-Founder of Spiti Ecosphere

Ishita Khanna co-founded the Spiti-Ecosphere enterprise along with members of the local community of Spiti and outsiders to help conserve the Spiti valley in the wake of its...

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Confessions of a travel addict – an interview with travel blogger Ankita Sinha

Confessions of a travel addict – an interview with travel blogger Ankita Sinha

Bitten by the travel bug and one who calls herself a “freaky fellow who loves to have the highway on her toes, Ankita Sinha is an avid travel blogger by profession. Read on...

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Giving wings to millions of dreams - Shaheen Mistri, CEO of Teach For India

Giving wings to millions of dreams - Shaheen Mistri, CEO of Teach For India

Teach for India is a movement that recruits and trains recently graduated young men and women from all over India to give two years of their life towards removing education...

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Sex Mobs Attacking Women In Egypt

Sex Mobs Attacking Women In Egypt

Egypt is in the news again, for unsavoury reasons. Thanks to the Egyptian revolution, which has created a significant rift between the conservative fraternity and the liberals,...

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Follow and demolish your own limits - Josefa Idem

Follow and demolish your own limits - Josefa Idem

To follow and demolish your own limits- is the philosophy of Josefa Idem, one of the leading women athletes in Italy. Born in West Germany in 1964, Josefa began paddling or...

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Ways to get to the top, straight from the best!

Ways to get to the top, straight from the best!

Forbes has successfully brought together world’s most successful women to recount their experiences of reaching the top and what it took for them to reach the zenith of...

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Kareena Kapoor and her rise to stardom

Kareena Kapoor and her rise to stardom

Kareena, named interestingly after the title character "Anna Karenina" which her mother was reading during her pregnancy, was bitten by the acting bug early. Though her father...

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Capturing feelings: Shadi Ghadirian, an Iranian photographer

Capturing feelings: Shadi Ghadirian, an Iranian photographer

The image looks like a fairly straightforward one. With an Iranian woman, dressed traditionally, standing in front of a traditional background. But in her hand is a stereo, and...

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Woman with a voice: Barkha Dutt

Woman with a voice: Barkha Dutt

She’s a woman, she’s strong, and she has something to say. There are very few women who have been able to raise their voices as clearly and as eloquently as Barkha Dutt. Despite...

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In a forward direction: Kathryn Bigelow

In a forward direction: Kathryn Bigelow

The very superficial assumption that the artistic work of a woman will always be easily discernible as being influenced very heavily by the gender is an assumption which Kathryn...

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Dalda 13: The first Indian female photojournalist - Homai Vyarvalla

Dalda 13: The first Indian female photojournalist - Homai Vyarvalla

Wondering what Dalda 13 is? It's the name under which most of Homai Vyarvalla’s photographs were published. Wondering who she was? She was the first woman who dared to step into...

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Breaking through: Kim Lee's fight against domestic violence in China

Breaking through: Kim Lee's fight against domestic violence in China

China has always been a country which has operated under entrenched ideologies and limited access to information. Domestic violence was a topic which was barely ever brought up...

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Rania Al Baz: speaking out against domestic violence!

Rania Al Baz: speaking out against domestic violence!

Rules operate along very ambiguous lines in Saudi Arabia. Domestic violence is something which happens on a daily basis, but nobody wanted to talk about it. Even women were...

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Struggle, strength, substance and success: Angelina Jolie

Struggle, strength, substance and success: Angelina Jolie

On the surface of things, one may argue that Angelina Jolie should not be called an achiever because she came from a Hollywood background, and therefore, she got into the...

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India’s own Einstein – Neha Ramu - and she’s only 12 years old!

India’s own Einstein – Neha Ramu - and she’s only 12 years old!

Here’s some heartening news to change the parochial Indian mindset that holds the male gender as being more superior - a young Indian girl, Neha Ramu has been declared to have...

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Vidya Balan : The reigning queen of hearts in Bollywood!

Vidya Balan : The reigning queen of hearts in Bollywood!

She can be touted as the “outsider” in Bollywood, who came, saw and made it big! Who knew that the girl who has started off her career in the small screen with the sitcom Hum...

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From steep to sky-high in fashion - Vidya Balan!

From steep to sky-high in fashion - Vidya Balan!

Bollywood sets its own rules for its “heroines”. A skinny build, a seductive pout, skimpy dresses under the best designer labels and such other trademark styles that are...

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Making it on her own: Katrina’s rocky rise to stardom

Making it on her own: Katrina’s rocky rise to stardom

She has a pretty face, she has a great body, she has considerable acclaim, and she is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in Bollywood today. This often leads...

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I like being a woman! - Interview with author Shoba Narayan

I like being a woman! - Interview with author Shoba Narayan

We recently interviewed author Shoba Narayan about her inspirations, thoughts on a career as an author and about why she is Glad2bawoman. She gives us important insights into a...

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J.K.Rowling - The mastermind behind Harry!

J.K.Rowling - The mastermind behind Harry!

What the name of JK Rowling immediately conjures the image of, is Harry Potter, and this is a unanimous response. This phenomenal British writer has become a celebrity of sorts ...

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Jenny from the block – Jennifer Aniston and her rise to fame

Jenny from the block – Jennifer Aniston and her rise to fame

Did you know that Jennifer Aniston, well known for her role as suburban princess turned coffee waitress in the sitcom ‘Friends’ as well as for being the ex-wife of actor Brad...

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Julia Roberts - A Pretty Woman indeed!

Julia Roberts - A Pretty Woman indeed!

Who doesn’t know this American actress? Ask anyone and he/she will go gaga over the movies she has starred in, be it Pretty Woman, Erin Brockovich, My Best Friend’s Wedding,...

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Weaving a fantasy world - author Enid Blyton

Weaving a fantasy world - author Enid Blyton

We might admire JK Rowling for having found fame as a children’s author by chance after an idea that germinated on a delayed train journey took shape in the form of the Harry...

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Steffi Graf - who took the tennis world by storm!

Steffi Graf - who took the tennis world by storm!

This 1962 born former World No.1 German tennis player is indeed a jewel when it comes to the realm of sports in the global arena. Her father Peter Graf, a car and insurance...

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Meryl Streep - One of her kind!

Meryl Streep - One of her kind!

Regarded as one of the most talented actresses of the current era, Meryl Streep has won the hearts of millions of movie-lovers not only on the silver screen but also as a...

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Norah Jones ~ Striking a chord!

Norah Jones ~ Striking a chord!

Born in Brooklyn, New York to Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and American concert producer Sue Jones, this American singer, songwriter, pianist and actress is a sensation of...

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Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady will never rust

Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady will never rust

She has been nicknamed Thatcher the Milk Snatcher, the Iron Lady, Attila the Hen. But like her or hate her, Baroness Margaret Hilda Thatcher was a figure to be reckoned with...

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Jaya Bachchan – tinsel town’s eternal Guddi

Jaya Bachchan – tinsel town’s eternal Guddi

Look at old photographs of a young Jaya Bachchan ( nee Bhaduri) and you will be struck by her ethereal beauty. Large eyes tinted with kohl, set in a heart shaped face framed by...

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Kate Winslet is a whiff of British charm

Kate Winslet is a whiff of British charm

Born in Berkshire, this English rose is the second of four children. Kate Winslet's mother, Sally Ann was a barmaid and her father Roger John Winslet, a swimming pool...

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Irom Chanu Sharmila: The Iron Lady of Manipur

Irom Chanu Sharmila: The Iron Lady of Manipur

Known as Mengoubi, or “the fair one”, Irom Chanu Sharmila, a civil rights activist and poet from Manipur, India, has been on a hunger strike from November 4th 2000, demanding...

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Lena Dunham and the celebration of real women

Lena Dunham and the celebration of real women

“Girls” is touted as being every “real” woman’s answer to Sex and the City. The multi-award winning series follows the trials, tribulations, and awkward moments of 4 young women...

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Lena Dunham: seeing success before 30

Lena Dunham: seeing success before 30

Producer, Actress and now author of the much-awaited book of essays titled, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned, 26-year-old Lena Dunham is...

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Groove to Katrina Kaif's  hit songs!

Groove to Katrina Kaif's hit songs!

She may be an outsider in Bollywood, but her successful stint in the Hindi film industry has catapulted her to immense fame, glory and popularity! Yes, we’re talking about the...

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"You educate a woman, you educate a generation" - Interview with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy

"You educate a woman, you educate a generation" - Interview with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy

It was a privilege to interact with Yeshasvini Ramaswamy, MD of e2e People Practices & JGi iDEA Program . Read on to see what she has to say. ...

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Scarlett Johansson and why she’s an achiever through and through!

Scarlett Johansson and why she’s an achiever through and through!

Scarlett Johansson was not born into a family which had a lot of money. She was the daughter of Melanie Sloan and Karsten Johansson. It was her mother who was a film enthusiast,...

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Tennis champion Martina Navratilova and her success story

Tennis champion Martina Navratilova and her success story

This Czech-American tennis player, who though has now retired, has made such an indelible mark in the world of tennis that people shall continue to remember her for ages to come...

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Stephanie Meyer : The light behind Twilight!

Stephanie Meyer : The light behind Twilight!

Who would have thought ‘The Twilight’ to bring in such a dazzling dawn into the realm of contemporary literature? With her vampire romance series, she took the world by storm...

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Shakuntala Devi - Remembering the world's only human calculator

Shakuntala Devi - Remembering the world's only human calculator

Universally renowned and nicknamed “the human calculator”, Shakuntala Devi was born on November 4th 1929, in Bangalore to poor, hard-working parents, who discovered her...

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Malala Yousafzi: Activist and icon for education

Malala Yousafzi: Activist and icon for education

“How dare the Taliban take away my right to basic education” stated an angry young activist, during an event at the local press club in Peshawar, Pakistan in the year 2008. The...

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J.K Rowling, the woman who struggled against all odds

J.K Rowling, the woman who struggled against all odds

J.K Rowling is a name which very few people are unaware of, today. She is the famed writer of the Harry Potter series. Her books have entertained generations of people, and...

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Jane Austen: the daughter, the sister, the writer and the woman

Jane Austen: the daughter, the sister, the writer and the woman

Jane Austen is almost always synonymous with the classics. Today, her name is established amongst the greatest literary authors of all times. However, Austen, during her time,...

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Enid Blyton: The woman who made words come alive

Enid Blyton: The woman who made words come alive

Most of us have grown up reading Enid Blyton’s stories. From Noddy to Th Secret Seven, she had written many children’s books which made up our childhood. These stories were...

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Priyanka Chopra : The female 'Don' of Bollywood!

Priyanka Chopra : The female 'Don' of Bollywood!

Popularly referred to by her fans as Piggy Chops, she reigns in the hearts of millions of movie-goers! And well-deservedly so! Within a brief span of her career, she has proved...

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Sheryl Sandberg - Woman Empowered

Sheryl Sandberg - Woman Empowered

One of the things which make Sheryl Sandberg a fascinating study in women’s empowerment is the fact that she leaves work for home at 5:30pm on the dot to be in time for dinner...

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Sheryl Sandberg - What would you do if you weren't afraid?

Sheryl Sandberg - What would you do if you weren't afraid?

The idea of living life and making decisions without fear appears to be just that, an “idea”, when it comes to today’s female professionals. If Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is...

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Lizzie Velasquez - beautiful inside out

Lizzie Velasquez - beautiful inside out

Lizzie Velasquez’s identity became known to the world through an act of cruel online bullying via a YouTube video; the 8-second long video shows a photograph of Lizzie and...

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The women on the rise in the African nations

The women on the rise in the African nations

Development is not always synonymous with women empowerment. The generalization that women are more empowered in the developed nations than in the developing ones may broadly be...

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Fighting for the women, fighting for nature: Wangari Maathai

Fighting for the women, fighting for nature: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai could have been just another woman who struggled all her life to make ends meet, who got mired in the problems of daily life, and who eventually died without...

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Indra Nooyi - From conservative Chennai to posh Connecticut

Indra Nooyi - From conservative Chennai to posh Connecticut

Indra Nooyi is best known for being on Forbes’ List of Most Powerful Businesswomen, and for making it to the TIMEs most Influential List of people for 2013. Her tireless...

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Oprah Winfrey's success formula - Bare your soul without fear

Oprah Winfrey's success formula - Bare your soul without fear

As one of the most powerful women in the world, who also happens to be one of its few African American origin billionaires, Oprah Winfrey has been ranked as being a spiritual...

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Indra Nooyi: Success mantra and leadership style

Indra Nooyi: Success mantra and leadership style

Indra Nooyi is a force of nature and a power to be reckoned with, all with good reason. She is ranked 4th on the Forbes List of most influential women of 2013, and also has the...

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Marissa Mayer - Will her telecommuting ban make or break Yahoo?

Marissa Mayer - Will her telecommuting ban make or break Yahoo?

As one of the youngest CEO’s of a Fortune 500 company, Marissa Mayer encounters constant interest and scrutiny from the media regarding every aspect of her life, be it her...

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Serena Williams: Standing tall and proud

Serena Williams: Standing tall and proud

Today, she is a force to be reckoned with, in the sports world, but Serena Williams did not always have it easy. The no. 1 female tennis champion had to battle against many odds...

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Marissa Mayer's vision for Yahoo

Marissa Mayer's vision for Yahoo

Marissa Mayer’s vision for Yahoo upon becoming its CEO in July 2012 can be divided into two sections. The first involves revamping Yahoo as a whole and giving it a new lease of...

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Marissa Mayer on God, Family and Yahoo

Marissa Mayer on God, Family and Yahoo

Marissa Mayer announced to the world that she was pregnant on July 17th 2012, the same day that she took on the role of Yahoo!’s newest CEO. From then, she has been hailed as...

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Lena Dunham - Facing bouquets and brickbats in unequal measure

Lena Dunham - Facing bouquets and brickbats in unequal measure

Having just celebrated her 27th birthday on May 13th, Lena Dunham continues to be, in her own words, "the voice of a generation". Her self-written series, "Girls", received a...

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Oprah Winfrey and the creation of “Oprahfication”

Oprah Winfrey and the creation of “Oprahfication”

When Oprah Winfrey began hosting her self-named television chat show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1986, little did the world realize that a wave of Oprahfication was about to...

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Powerful N Successful Working Moms

Powerful N Successful Working Moms

Being a mother who happens to manage companies and earn millions of dollars indicates the implementation of a specific skill set which involves time management, effective...

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Venus Williams: An achiever through and through!

Venus Williams: An achiever through and through!

Today, her worldwide ranking stands at 24. However, Venus Williams has stood at the no. 1 position not once, but thrice, throughout her career so far. Being a woman tennis...

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Kiran Bedi - epitomizing 'woman-power'

Kiran Bedi - epitomizing 'woman-power'

An Indian social activist and a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Kiran Bedi is indeed an inspirations for millions of women across India. Born in Amritsar, Punjab,...

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Michelle Obama - mom-in-chief

Michelle Obama - mom-in-chief

"There's something about your daughters that just breaks your heart. ... The finite amount of time you have with your children, and the joy they bring on a minute-to-minute, day...

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Naina Lal Kidwai – Harvard, HSBC and the Lean In movement

Naina Lal Kidwai – Harvard, HSBC and the Lean In movement

The fact that I was the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard Business School in 1982 was a gratifying personal achievement but a sad social comment. Indian men had been...

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Bravery thy name is Angelina Jolie

Bravery thy name is Angelina Jolie

Recently, the world was shocked when it was announced that Angelina Jolie had undergone a double mastectomy as a pre-emptive measure against breast cancer, a disease which...

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Naina Lal Kidwai: Balancing dual roles

Naina Lal Kidwai: Balancing dual roles

Naina Lal Kidwai is one of the most powerful businesswomen in the world, and is also regarded as being one of the first women to break stereotypes which demand that a woman...

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Oprah Winfrey - Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism

Oprah Winfrey - Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism

When the first episode of her self-titled show aired in 1986, many dismissed Oprah Winfrey as being just another talk-show host, who thrived on human drama and sensationalism;...

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Oprah’s endorsements make celebrities out of people

Oprah’s endorsements make celebrities out of people

Oprah Winfrey has made celebrities out of people by inducting them into Team Oprah. She has personally endorsed them and has gone on to publicly share the positive impact which...

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Michelle Obama is a people’s person

Michelle Obama is a people’s person

Michelle Obama is the 46th First Lady of the United States of America, and holds the distinction of being the country’s first African-American First Lady. She also has the...

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Learning from Steffi Graf's discipline and attitude

Learning from Steffi Graf's discipline and attitude

Steffi Graf has been quoted saying - "You can have a certain arrogance, and I think that's fine, but what you should never lose is the respect for the others", and this is a...

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Indra Nooyi – Successful strategies which have helped PepsiCo.grow

Indra Nooyi – Successful strategies which have helped PepsiCo.grow

PepsiCo is currently the second largest food and beverage company in the world, with approximately $65 billion in revenues. This achievement owes thanks in part to its CEO,...

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Indra Nooyi insists on healthy alternatives to junk food

Indra Nooyi insists on healthy alternatives to junk food

Since being named the CEO of food and beverage giant PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi has taken the reigns of the company in a non-conformist direction; that of health food company...

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Sheryl Sandberg's strategies for Facebook

Sheryl Sandberg's strategies for Facebook

If the subtle changes to the Facebook interface have served to make your social networking experience quicker, more efficient, and have even encouraged you to bring out your...

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Angelina Jolie’s standout movies

Angelina Jolie’s standout movies

Angelina Jolie has wowed us from the very first time she blazed across the silver screen. A definite presence, she has played numerous and varied roles, ranging from a...

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Oprah's contribution towards the USA National Child Protection Act of 1993

Oprah's contribution towards the USA National Child Protection Act of 1993

As a survivor of rape and sexual abuse herself, Oprah Winfrey is aware of the various short and long-term effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on a child’s psyche. Her...

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Naina Lal Kidwai's strategy for HSBC

Naina Lal Kidwai's strategy for HSBC

As the Group Manager and Country Head of HSBC India, Naina Lal Kidwai needs no introduction in the world of banking and business. An alumni member of Harvard Business School,...

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Steffi Graf is an inspiring sportsperson

Steffi Graf is an inspiring sportsperson

For me, the focus and energy level that I get from physically challenging myself on a daily basis – not to mention the obvious health benefits – is irreplaceable. -Steffi Graf....

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Marissa Mayer's hits and misses during her first year at Yahoo

Marissa Mayer's hits and misses during her first year at Yahoo

Since assuming the role of CEO in July 2012, 37-year-old Marissa Mayer has promised to breathe new life into Yahoo, and to make it the most popular site on the Internet. With...

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Key defining moments from the Oprah Winfrey Show

Key defining moments from the Oprah Winfrey Show

With 25 years and close to 5000 episodes worth of footage to trawl through, it is a formidable task to pick only a handful of defining moments from The Oprah Winfrey Show,...

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Lena Dunham cashes in on hipster culture

Lena Dunham cashes in on hipster culture

Forbes recently listed Lena Dunham as one of the potential names in their Top 100 celebrities list. Thewarp.com has listed her as one of their Top 12 innovators of the year. The...

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Must watch – Scarlett Johansson’s reel life

Must watch – Scarlett Johansson’s reel life

This beautiful and fresh faced actress is a like a breath of fresh air on the silver screen. At a time when celebrity actresses promote the stick thin figure and show off the...

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A journey into the world of music with Shreya Ghoshal

A journey into the world of music with Shreya Ghoshal

Her mellifluous voice has enchanted music lovers across the country. Her debut with the song Bairi Piya in the movie ‘Devdas’ topped all musical chartbusters, and was declared...

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Marissa Mayer eyes the youth market with Tumblr acquisition

Marissa Mayer eyes the youth market with Tumblr acquisition

Marissa Mayer is a woman on a mission to rejuvenate Yahoo, and to make it appealing to the youth market. Her recent series of acquisitions have infused young perspectives into...

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Exploring Indra Nooyi's 5 C's of success

Exploring Indra Nooyi's 5 C's of success

As the CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi is constantly sought after to share her “magic formula” for success. She belongs to a minority of women who hold top positions with large...

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Michelle Obama jokes about her White House Prison life

Michelle Obama jokes about her White House Prison life

US First Lady, Michelle Obama, is known for her witty sense of humor, an enviable wardrobe which has landed her on the cover of Vogue magazine twice, and for her ability to...

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Oprah's Book Club makes celebrities out of authors

Oprah's Book Club makes celebrities out of authors

Much like her other initiatives which began as special episodes or segments on her show, Oprah’s Book Club was started in 1996 as a book discussion club intended to showcase...

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Oprah’s career before “The Oprah Winfrey Show”

Oprah’s career before “The Oprah Winfrey Show”

“I haven’t planned one thing – ever. I have just been led by a strong instinct, and I have made choices based on what was right for me at the time.” – Oprah While most people...

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Lena Dunham exercises caution and humour while dealing with critics

Lena Dunham exercises caution and humour while dealing with critics

A Google search with the words “I hate Lena Dunham” will produce 1,190,000 results, and a news search will produce an average of 2 articles or blog posts which criticize her for...

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Oprah Winfrey’s brand value stems from her own credibility

Oprah Winfrey is the undisputed Queen of personal branding, and her current brand value stands at close to $3 billion. From her initial days on her self-titled show, which ran...

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Indra Nooyi's tips on how to be heard in a roomful of men

Indra Nooyi's tips on how to be heard in a roomful of men

As the CEO of PepsiCo. And one of the most powerful women in the world of business, Indra Nooyi can safely be considered as one of the most influential people to listen to; her...

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Scent of a woman – Jennifer Aniston has her own perfume brand

Scent of a woman – Jennifer Aniston has her own perfume brand

We have all known her and loved her for her portrayal of Rachel Greene, the spoilt brat with the beautiful heart in the hit, cult television show “Friends”. Jennifer as Rachel...

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Priyanka Chopra has her very own comic book character!

Priyanka Chopra has her very own comic book character!

"I like taking on projects that take me beyond the expected and forward as a person and professional. The comic book is one more endeavor in that direction." - Priyanka Chopra....

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Priyanka Chopra is preparing hard for her role as Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra is preparing hard for her role as Mary Kom

She is only 30 years old, but Priyanka Chopra has already proved herself as being competent in all aspects of the glamour industry; she is a super model, award-winning Bollywood...

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Priyanka Chopra kicks off her international singing career

Priyanka Chopra kicks off her international singing career

Priyanka Chopra has successfully added another feather to her considerably large cap, by becoming the first Bollywood actress to launch her own music career with an...

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Marissa Mayer's career with Google

Marissa Mayer's career with Google

Marissa Mayer wanted to be a neurosurgeon, but landed up becoming the first female engineer at then-start-up company, Google; she became its 20th employee in June 1999. With...

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Venus Williams asks you to Come to Win

Venus Williams asks you to Come to Win

In her new book titled “Come to Win” Venus Williams sets out to share incredibly useful nuggets of information and advice about working your way to the top. She does this by...

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Scarlett Johansson speaks out against hackers

Scarlett Johansson speaks out against hackers

That invasion of privacy is a crime, is not a secret. However, this does not prevent petty “criminals” to invade others’ personal lives without a second thought, using...

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to be felicitated by an Indo-American charity

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to be felicitated by an Indo-American charity

Indra Nooyi has long been regarded as one of the most successful female CEOs in the corporate sphere. As a longtime feature in Forbes and Fortune magazine as one of its most...

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Michelle Obama is releasing a Hip Hop music album as part of her healthy eating campaign

Michelle Obama is releasing a Hip Hop music album as part of her healthy eating campaign

Michelle Obama and her ability to get to “ground level” in order to connect with regular citizens, is something, which should not be questioned. From being voted as one of the...

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Marissa Mayer’s uphill battle to rejuvenate Yahoo continues

Marissa Mayer’s uphill battle to rejuvenate Yahoo continues

Ranked number 14 on Fortune magazine’s list of most powerful businesswomen in 2012, 38-year-old Marissa Mayer belongs in a league of young achievers who have attained top...

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Oprah Winfrey shows how racism still exists in the present day

Oprah Winfrey shows how racism still exists in the present day

You cannot be my friend and use that word around me. It shows my age, but I feel strongly about it. … I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last word...

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Indra Nooyi features in Fortune’s list of Top 100 CEOs

Indra Nooyi features in Fortune’s list of Top 100 CEOs

Chennai-born Indra Nooyi has consistently been lauded for a number of reasons, from her steady rise to the top of the corporate world to her sound business decisions, which...

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How Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" movement inspired one woman to save lives

How Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In" movement inspired one woman to save lives

She has consistently stated that “leaning in” is not just for ambitious, aspiring female CEO’s, and indeed, the impact of Sheryl Sandberg’s book and subsequent movement, “Lean...

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Michelle Obama and the benefits of leverage

Michelle Obama and the benefits of leverage

"Every day, across this country, so many women wake up every day and try -- using everything they have -- to make life a little better for others; I feel hopeful." – Said during...

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Indra Nooyi talks about engaging women through sports

Indra Nooyi talks about engaging women through sports

"Speak to women. Do it authentically. Give them the real sports experience they want. They will respond." - Indra Nooyi PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi does not mince words when it...

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Indra Nooyi inducts PepsiCo’s very first design chief in order to facilitate core brand growth

Indra Nooyi inducts PepsiCo’s very first design chief in order to facilitate core brand growth

“Market growth alone doesn't give you enough tailwinds. You have to create your own. The way to do that is by designing products for consumers that wow them. Not just the way...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan has her kitty full with family and work commitments!

Kareena Kapoor Khan has her kitty full with family and work commitments!

This Kapoor scion has sure made it big. Huge in fact. Staying true to the legacy that her lineage boasts of, Kareena has indeed taken her surname to loftier heights. One of the...

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From "Boom" to "Dhoom" : Katrina Kaif's journey in Bollywood

From "Boom" to "Dhoom" : Katrina Kaif's journey in Bollywood

Hailing from mixed parents, her father being an Indian Kashmiri, and her mother, an English woman, she has today carved out a niche for herself in the country that can be termed...

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From Mary Kom to modern day mujras, Priyanka Chopra excels at essaying them all

From Mary Kom to modern day mujras, Priyanka Chopra excels at essaying them all

It should come as no surprise that Priyanka Chopra, noted actress, singer and lyricist, is multi-talented. Much like her fictional characters from the film, “Whats your Rashee”...

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Priyanka Chopra’s popularity causes problems on the internet

Priyanka Chopra’s popularity causes problems on the internet

Priyanka Chopra has faced her share of action in context with her celebrity status. From crazy fans to politics within the industry and ever-present media rumor mill which turns...

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Naina Lal Kidwai's take on the RBI rate hike

Naina Lal Kidwai's take on the RBI rate hike

Naina Lal Kidwai, the iconic chartered accountant, and currently the Country Head of HSBC India, also the President of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and...

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Who says an actress' career goes downhill after marriage? Take a cue from Kareena and Vidya!

Who says an actress' career goes downhill after marriage? Take a cue from Kareena and Vidya!

It’s a largely-held notion in our country that married actresses are not “bankable.” Why I say specifically our country is because in foreign film industries, this concept...

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Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! campaign is facilitating a cultural shift in American schools

Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! campaign is facilitating a cultural shift in American schools

It has been 4 productive years since First Lady Michelle Obama conceptualized and launched her campaign, “Lets Move!” as part of a concerted effort at tackling the growing...

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Oprah’s party dresses are trendsetters

Oprah’s party dresses are trendsetters

Known for her deep v-neck dresses in bright hues, Oprah Winfrey’s party dress looks have come full circle over the past 25 years with a variety of hits and misses along the way....

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Sheryl Sandberg sells Facebook shares amid rumors that she might join Microsoft

Sheryl Sandberg sells Facebook shares amid rumors that she might join Microsoft

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg has been in the news lately for a variety of reasons, the top most being that she has just sold $91 million worth of the social networking site’s...

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The name behind Priyadarshini Taxi Service - Susieben Shah

The name behind Priyadarshini Taxi Service - Susieben Shah

Not only a compassionate social worker, but also a businesswoman, author and lawyer by profession, Susieben Shah has come a long way in her fight for women's welfare. Aiming for...

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Michelle Obama has impeccable taste when it comes to party dresses

Michelle Obama has impeccable taste when it comes to party dresses

US First Lady Michelle Obama has been a world-renowned fashion icon for some time now, and has already been featured twice on the cover of the prestigious “Vogue” fashion...

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Michelle Obama embraces Bollywood dance music in the White House

Michelle Obama embraces Bollywood dance music in the White House

Who would have imagined celebrating Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, at the White House of all venues? For a group of Indian-American children, it must have been a...

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Indra Nooyi feels that one needs to be a “learning CEO” in order to run PepsiCo.

Indra Nooyi feels that one needs to be a “learning CEO” in order to run PepsiCo.

As a CEO who truly walks the talk and leads by example, Indra Nooyi is of the opinion that one must be open-minded, among other things, in order to successfully lead a company....

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Indra Nooyi announces PepsiCo’s 33,000 crore investment in India

Indra Nooyi announces PepsiCo’s 33,000 crore investment in India

“India is a country with huge potential and it remains an attractive high priority market for PepsiCo. We believe we have only scratched the surface of long term growth...

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“Women end up losing themselves in marriage.” - Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, already a year into married life, is coincidentally gearing up for a release that, in a way justifies the current phase of her personal life. Titled Shaadi Ke Side...

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Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian GUESS model!

Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian GUESS model!

"Chopra's confidence, strength and sensuality reflect the qualities I always look for in a model and she reminds me of the young Sophia Loren. With the Indian movie industry...

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Steffi Graf’s life after retiring from tennis is filled with family time and social work

Steffi Graf’s life after retiring from tennis is filled with family time and social work

After retiring from a fulfilling career as a professional tennis player in 1999, Steffi Graf has moved on to other fulfilling aspects of her life; marriage, children, and social...

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Steffi Graf is celebrating 25 years since her Golden Slam win

Steffi Graf is celebrating 25 years since her Golden Slam win

2013 marks a quarter of a century since tennis star Steffi Graf became the third woman in the history of professional tennis to win the Calendar Year Grand Slam. In order to...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan goes international!

Kareena Kapoor Khan goes international!

Kareena Kapoor Khan is sure riding high on the waves of success! A glamorous diva as well as a superbly talented actress, she deserves no less. Though born into Bollywood’s ...

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Rimi Nayak - Designing fashion and fashioning design!

Rimi Nayak - Designing fashion and fashioning design!

An alumnus of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Rimi Nayak has literally gone to places on account of her sheer talent at fashion designing. Her label Rimi Nayak...

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Shahnaz Husain - the uncrowned queen of India's beauty industry!

Shahnaz Husain - the uncrowned queen of India's beauty industry!

An household name in skin and hair care, she is often hailed as the "jet age beauty tycoon." Here's Shahnaz Husain, the inspiration for women across the globe, sharing her story...

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Aparajita Gogoi - Crusader of maternal health!

Aparajita Gogoi - Crusader of maternal health!

The Executive Director, CEDPA India and National Coordinator of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, India, Aparajita Gogoi is a woman of substance who believes in...

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Bhaavya Bhatnagar - Recreating fashion with her own designs!

Bhaavya Bhatnagar - Recreating fashion with her own designs!

A fashion designer with a difference, Bhaavya Bhatnagar blends her love for art, history, culture and the human psyche to create her signature style under her eponymous label....

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Sharbari Datta - A woman designing for men!

Sharbari Datta - A woman designing for men!

A one-of-her-kind fashion designer, Sharbari Datta thundered into the drab world of men's fashion with her unique ideas and innovations! Her foray into male accessory designing...

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Gia Kashyap - A blogger-turned-entrepreneur!

Gia Kashyap - A blogger-turned-entrepreneur!

Here's a fashion blogger who has really taken her passion seriously, and catapulted it to great heights! Also running her standalone e-store Paperlillie, this young fashionista...

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Priya Naik - A social worker and entrepreneur rolled into one!

Priya Naik - A social worker and entrepreneur rolled into one!

Priya Naik is a woman who truly demonstrates how in contemporary times, a woman can be as much as she wills to be. As the Founder and Joint Managing Director of Samhita Social...

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Armida Fernandez~ Living for a cause!

Armida Fernandez~ Living for a cause!

The founder trustee of SNEHA, social worker Armida Fernandez has tirelessly been directing her efforts towards reorienting and reorganizing the limited resources of India's...

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Katrina Kaif - Ruled the roost in 2013!

Katrina Kaif - Ruled the roost in 2013!

One of the most successful actors of current times, Katrina Kaif sure knows how to play her cards to her utmost advantage. She was most recently seen in the Yash Raj Films flick...

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Priyanka Chopra - The diva with a dual career!

Priyanka Chopra - The diva with a dual career!

One of the most successful and glamorous leading ladies of Bollywood in current times, Priyanka Chopra has surely proved her mettle, and how! Though she hails from a completely...

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In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, has three main priorities in her life: Yahoo, her family, and various unavoidable engagements thanks to her professional position. She is clear about...

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Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Hailing from Delhi, this "true cosmopolite" passions lie in designing, travelling and sipping coffee!! Not only has she developed her own unique style statement, but has also...

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Rita Banerji : The woman behind the 50 Million Missing Campaign!

Rita Banerji : The woman behind the 50 Million Missing Campaign!

The author, photographer and gender activist, Rita Banerji has not only authored the revolutionary book Sex and Power: Defining History, Shaping Societies, but has also founded...

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Mallika Sarabhai - An embodiment of the multifaceted woman of today!

Mallika Sarabhai - An embodiment of the multifaceted woman of today!

A dancer, choreographer, publisher, activist, writer and actor, Mallika Sarabhai has proven her versatility in numerous ways. She likes to believe that she is a "communicator",...

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Sulakshana Monga - The fashion designer behind Soltee!

Sulakshana Monga - The fashion designer behind Soltee!

Sulakshana Monga epitomizes classic design as a fashion designer who has immense respect for old world craftsmanship and a passion for exoticism. Her exquisite designs, coupled...

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Nandini Dias - A 'Can do' person!

Nandini Dias - A 'Can do' person!

She is often described as the most strategic and imaginative media professional, who has led Lodestar Universal into getting the coveted Media Agency of the Year Award many...

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Manvi Gandotra : Designer and blogger wrapped into one!!

Manvi Gandotra : Designer and blogger wrapped into one!!

She ventured into fashion blogging only after having enriched herself with years of experience as a fashion designer, which itself speaks volumes of her capability and...

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Meera Sharath Chandra - A 'Tigress' indeed!

Meera Sharath Chandra - A 'Tigress' indeed!

Meera Sharath Chandra is the Founder, CEO and CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of Tigress Tigress, the digital centric integrated communication agency. She has over 30 years of...

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Madhulika Liddle - Penning her way to glory!

Madhulika Liddle - Penning her way to glory!

Madhulika Liddle, a contemporary Indian author to reckon with, has made her way into the hearts of millions of readers with her prolific creations of detective series, short...

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Vaishali Shadangule - The small town girl who made it big as a fashion designer!

Vaishali Shadangule - The small town girl who made it big as a fashion designer!

Hailing from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, Vaishali was always committed to her dream of being a fashion designer, which she translated into reality with her label Vaishali.S....

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Katrina Kaif - More of a star, less of an actor?

Katrina Kaif - More of a star, less of an actor?

She is an outsider who walked into this industry with absolutely no ‘filmy’ background or Godfather to guide her, but nevertheless she managed to gain a foothold and make a mark...

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What surprise does Vidya Balan have up her sleeve?

What surprise does Vidya Balan have up her sleeve?

Vidya Balan has always done things differently, and how! This woman can be said to break the mould of the typical Bollywood actress and also redefine a few stereotypes. Be it...

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

“We don’t think of ourselves as design-first, we think of ourselves as mobile-first”. – Marissa Mayer...

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Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Awards and accolades are not new to renowned talk show host and humanitarian, Oprah Winfrey. The Presidential Medal of Freedom however, will always be a special kind of award,...

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Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

While many women ask the most obvious questions pertaining to their limited success in the professional sphere, only a handful have been able to get to the root of the problem...

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Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg is not only the founder and face of “Lean In”, a movement which encourages women to challenge socially constructed boundaries and myths regarding their ability...

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Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Tanya Virmani - A shining star in the world of fashion blogging!

Hailing from Delhi, this "true cosmopolite" passions lie in designing, travelling and sipping coffee!! Not only has she developed her own unique style statement, but has also...

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Rita Banerji : The woman behind the 50 Million Missing Campaign!

Rita Banerji : The woman behind the 50 Million Missing Campaign!

The author, photographer and gender activist, Rita Banerji has not only authored the revolutionary book Sex and Power: Defining History, Shaping Societies, but has also founded...

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Mallika Sarabhai - An embodiment of the multifaceted woman of today!

Mallika Sarabhai - An embodiment of the multifaceted woman of today!

A dancer, choreographer, publisher, activist, writer and actor, Mallika Sarabhai has proven her versatility in numerous ways. She likes to believe that she is a "communicator",...

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Sulakshana Monga - The fashion designer behind Soltee!

Sulakshana Monga - The fashion designer behind Soltee!

Sulakshana Monga epitomizes classic design as a fashion designer who has immense respect for old world craftsmanship and a passion for exoticism. Her exquisite designs, coupled...

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Nandini Dias - A 'Can do' person!

Nandini Dias - A 'Can do' person!

She is often described as the most strategic and imaginative media professional, who has led Lodestar Universal into getting the coveted Media Agency of the Year Award many...

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Manvi Gandotra : Designer and blogger wrapped into one!!

Manvi Gandotra : Designer and blogger wrapped into one!!

She ventured into fashion blogging only after having enriched herself with years of experience as a fashion designer, which itself speaks volumes of her capability and...

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Meera Sharath Chandra - A 'Tigress' indeed!

Meera Sharath Chandra - A 'Tigress' indeed!

Meera Sharath Chandra is the Founder, CEO and CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of Tigress Tigress, the digital centric integrated communication agency. She has over 30 years of...

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Madhulika Liddle - Penning her way to glory!

Madhulika Liddle - Penning her way to glory!

Madhulika Liddle, a contemporary Indian author to reckon with, has made her way into the hearts of millions of readers with her prolific creations of detective series, short...

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Vaishali Shadangule - The small town girl who made it big as a fashion designer!

Vaishali Shadangule - The small town girl who made it big as a fashion designer!

Hailing from a small town in Madhya Pradesh, Vaishali was always committed to her dream of being a fashion designer, which she translated into reality with her label Vaishali.S....

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Katrina Kaif - More of a star, less of an actor?

Katrina Kaif - More of a star, less of an actor?

She is an outsider who walked into this industry with absolutely no ‘filmy’ background or Godfather to guide her, but nevertheless she managed to gain a foothold and make a mark...

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What surprise does Vidya Balan have up her sleeve?

What surprise does Vidya Balan have up her sleeve?

Vidya Balan has always done things differently, and how! This woman can be said to break the mould of the typical Bollywood actress and also redefine a few stereotypes. Be it...

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Priyanka Chopra - The diva with a dual career!

Priyanka Chopra - The diva with a dual career!

One of the most successful and glamorous leading ladies of Bollywood in current times, Priyanka Chopra has surely proved her mettle, and how! Though she hails from a completely...

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In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

In Marissa Mayer’s world, time management is everything

Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, has three main priorities in her life: Yahoo, her family, and various unavoidable engagements thanks to her professional position. She is clear about...

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a mobile-first company

“We don’t think of ourselves as design-first, we think of ourselves as mobile-first”. – Marissa Mayer...

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Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Awards and accolades are not new to renowned talk show host and humanitarian, Oprah Winfrey. The Presidential Medal of Freedom however, will always be a special kind of award,...

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Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In gains momentum

While many women ask the most obvious questions pertaining to their limited success in the professional sphere, only a handful have been able to get to the root of the problem...

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Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg's 5 efficiency increasing habits

Sheryl Sandberg is not only the founder and face of “Lean In”, a movement which encourages women to challenge socially constructed boundaries and myths regarding their ability...

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I Want to listen, explore and co construct narratives that shape the world - Harleen Singh

I Want to listen, explore and co construct narratives that shape the world - Harleen Singh

After lot of patience we were finally able to get the interview of Harleen Kaur, who left a successful corporate career in marketing to follow her passion of making documentary...

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Financial independence and dignity are directly correlated - Shreyasi Singh

Financial independence and dignity are directly correlated - Shreyasi Singh

Curious, driven and high energy Shreyasi Singh is the author of the book - "The Wealth Wallahs" and in her current role she is the Director of Careers & Programme...

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"Trying to stick to your basics is always challenging amidst growth pressures" Deepshikha Kumar, CoFounder SpeakIn

"Trying to stick to your basics is always challenging amidst growth pressures" Deepshikha Kumar, CoFounder SpeakIn

Deepshikha Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO of SpeakIn, shares with us her success mantra of managing work and home responsibilities and also her transition from working in a corporate...

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Pindfresh allows a family to grow all their food in their balconies – Sohila Kapoor

Pindfresh allows a family to grow all their food in their balconies – Sohila Kapoor

A working professional turned entrepreneur, Sohila Kapoor, along with her husband, Somveer Anand, is working on a very interesting venture - Pindfresh, to help people grow fresh...

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“I was the only lady visiting ITOs, Commissioners and ROCs” – Meena Agarwal

“I was the only lady visiting ITOs, Commissioners and ROCs” – Meena Agarwal

Chartered Accountant (CA) Meena Agarwal chose a career which was dominated by men during her time. Today her daughter too is an aspiring CA and is following her path. Apart from...

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“Set an example for future generations and rock on” Payal Nath, Founder of Kadam

“Set an example for future generations and rock on” Payal Nath, Founder of Kadam

Payal Nath, Founder of Kadam, has done her bit to empower the rural women of India by training them to create utilitarian goods out of organic materials and creating a market...

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“She did it, so can I – is our mission” Tarana Gupta, Founder of Connectedreams

“She did it, so can I – is our mission” Tarana Gupta, Founder of Connectedreams

Some people give up on their dreams very easily and compromise with the situation and circumstances. At the same time there are few rare brave hearts who just do not give up on...

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Leave everything better than you find it - advises Anuradha Das Mathur

Leave everything better than you find it - advises Anuradha Das Mathur

Anuradha Das Mathur has worn multiple hats in her long and illustrious career. She was selected as one of the 25 emerging global women leaders for the prestigious Global...

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Jo Dikhta Hai, Woh Bikta Hai - Says Taniya Dhirasaria, Founder of Zoe

Jo Dikhta Hai, Woh Bikta Hai - Says Taniya Dhirasaria, Founder of Zoe

Taniya Dhirasaria is the Founder of Zoe, a nutritious and healthy food brand. Starting from Gurgaon, soon they will be launching their 7 Day Tea Detox Program pan India....

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Learn and upgrade your skills. Do not become stagnant - Namrata, Founder of Biome

Learn and upgrade your skills. Do not become stagnant - Namrata, Founder of Biome

Namrata, founder of Biome, has taken up the challenge of spreading awareness and creating a market for the products she really believes in. Being a learner at heart, she feels a...

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Never Give Up in a Negative Environment- Iti Jain, Founder, Green Earth

Never Give Up in a Negative Environment- Iti Jain, Founder, Green Earth

Founder of Green Earth, Iti Jain, brings joy in people’s life through her feng shui planters, made in Bengal terracotta, marketing, handling logistics, designing all at the same...

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Growing up wasn't a great thing - Shivangi Sharma, author of I made a Booboo

Growing up wasn't a great thing - Shivangi Sharma, author of I made a Booboo

Despite being well educated, armed with degrees in Engineering and MBA, despite traveling the world and working in different countries in large and small organizations, the...

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P V Sindhu Wins Silver Medal ! Thank you for inspiring the next generation !!

P V Sindhu Wins Silver Medal ! Thank you for inspiring the next generation !!

PV Sindhu has won the Silver medal for India. Is it true ? Pinch yourself ! Yes she has. What her victory means is just not winning a medal but actually inspiring the next...

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Theresa May to become the Prime Minister of UK after Brexit

Theresa May to become the Prime Minister of UK after Brexit

After the verdict of Brexit, Theresa May is all set to become the Prime Minister of UK. She is only the second woman after Margaret Thatcher to become the Prime Minister of UK...

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Dutee Chand Qualifies for Rio Olympics in 100m race - 36 years after PT Usha

Dutee Chand Qualifies for Rio Olympics in 100m race - 36 years after PT Usha

Remember the legendary PT Usha sprinting in the 100 metres race in Moscow Olympics? India's wait of 36 years to see its woman athlete participate in the world's largest sporting...

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Dr. Priya Virmani - Founder of " Paint Our World "

Dr. Priya Virmani - Founder of " Paint Our World "

We were privileged to be able to interact with Dr. Priya Virmani - a lady with a kind heart, running an organization Paint Our World for the underprivileged children. She is...

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Ashlesha Kadam - a woman who believes that "women can have it all"

Ashlesha Kadam - a woman who believes that "women can have it all"

Recently we got an opportunity to interact with Ashlesha Kadam, who is a graduate of IIM Bangalore. She has worked for organizations like Amazon, Aditya Birla Group and Cisco...

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Driving Creativity with Community and Physical Space - Meghna Bhutoria

Driving Creativity with Community and Physical Space - Meghna Bhutoria

We recently got an opportunity to interact with Meghna Bhutoria, Founder and CEO of Makers Loft, a refreshingly different initiative promoting a culture of creativity,...

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To see the unseen and speak the unspoken - Interview of Saba Islam

To see the unseen and speak the unspoken - Interview of Saba Islam

Saba Islam organizes learning workshops for children and parenting workshops for adults. Recently we got an opportunity to interact with her. ...

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Agnimitra Paul- Striking the perfect balance between homemaking and fashion designing!

Agnimitra Paul- Striking the perfect balance between homemaking and fashion designing!

A self-confessed "balanced" woman, Agnimitra Paul has not only created waves in the fashion industry, but is as much of a dedicated homemaker and mother. A illustrious name in...

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Tanya Sharma - The fashion world goes 'Gaga' for her!

Tanya Sharma - The fashion world goes 'Gaga' for her!

'Gaga', the fashion label launched by designer Tanya Sharma in 2008 has won accolades wherever it was showcased. Her play with colours, Indian fabrics and neon quirkiness adds a...

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Nida Mahmood- A fashion designer with a twist!

Nida Mahmood- A fashion designer with a twist!

Nida Mahmood is a designer with a difference- she promises to create a unique look with her design philosophy "art translated", which actually conjures up a curious mix of ...

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Devina Malhotra : Fashion blogger with a twist!

Devina Malhotra : Fashion blogger with a twist!

A self-confessed "blogger, baker and army brat", this "100% Punjabi woman" is the owner of one of the most popular fashion blogs in India, GuiltyBytes! Let's hear from her how...

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Sister, story teller, lover of seeds - Interview with Simran Sethi

Sister, story teller, lover of seeds - Interview with Simran Sethi

Simran Preeti Sethi is an Emmy Award winning journalist, who is also a teacher, environmentalist and strategist. She was named the Eco Hero of the Planet in 2007. This talented...

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Take Back the Night Kolkata: in conversation

Take Back the Night Kolkata: in conversation

Take Back the Night is a global movement geared towards the elimination of sexual violence of various forms. The first march was held in Belgium in 1976, and over the years, the...

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Looking good and feeling fab with Abhilasha Mehta!

Looking good and feeling fab with Abhilasha Mehta!

One of the most sought-after fashion bloggers of contemporary times, Abhilasha Mehta owns the blog Looking Good Feeling Fab that is soaring high on popularity. Let's hear more...

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Sanjukta: Beauty made more visible, and wearable!

Sanjukta: Beauty made more visible, and wearable!

Glad2bawoman decided to interview Sanjukta Roy, the imagination behind the innovative clothesline under the label name of Sanjukta. Beatiful dresses made out of materials we...

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"My books have set me free" Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, Author - Faraway Music

"My books have set me free" Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, Author - Faraway Music

Dynamic author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu talks to us about her recently published book, Faraway Music, other books in the pipeline, her views on authorship and womanhood. ...

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Samapika Debnath - An actress with a big heart and million dollar smile!

Samapika Debnath - An actress with a big heart and million dollar smile!

Actress Samapika Debnath is a dynamic and enterprising young woman with age old wisdom. She was kind enough to visit the Glad2baWoman office for an interview and we were...

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Follow the footsteps of fashion-blogger Megha Varshini for budget-friendly style!

Follow the footsteps of fashion-blogger Megha Varshini for budget-friendly style!

A self-confessed "shopaholic", "fashion-addict" and a "creative bee", Megha Varshini is quite a name to reckon with, when it comes to the domain of fashion blogging. At 26, she...

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If you fail, jump back in the sports car and re-ignite that engine, advises Renee Blodgett

If you fail, jump back in the sports car and re-ignite that engine, advises Renee Blodgett

Known for her global and organic approach to branding through her work as founder of Magic Sauce Media, an international communications, social media, PR and personal branding...

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Alleviating poverty, slowly but steadily - Sheetal Mehta Walsh, Founder of Shanti Life

Alleviating poverty, slowly but steadily - Sheetal Mehta Walsh, Founder of Shanti Life

Recently we had an opportunity to interact with Sheetal Mehta Walsh, the dynamic, young and attractive founder of Shanti Life. Read on to know about how she and her organisation...

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Shalini Gupta Chopra : Stylish by Nature, indeed!

Shalini Gupta Chopra : Stylish by Nature, indeed!

Shalini Gupta Chopra really does have style running in her blood as she confesses and that shows in her fashion blog! Not only did she make her passion her profession but is so...

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Megha Sarin - When it comes to blogging, she is indeed 'fit as a fiddle'!

Megha Sarin - When it comes to blogging, she is indeed 'fit as a fiddle'!

Megha Sarin is a retail merchandiser ecommerce by profession and her hobby is to write blogs on lifestyle. Her dual passion for both fashion and writing found its culmination in...

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Tanvi Rastogi - A blogger by passion!

Tanvi Rastogi - A blogger by passion!

Tanvi Rastogi is one of those bloggers who took it up simply out of genuine enthusiasm, but was soon drawn to it so irresistibly that she started devoting more of her energies...

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A survivor and a fighter – interview with Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman

A survivor and a fighter – interview with Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman

With her brightly painted nails and edgy tattoos, 25 year old Pranaadhika Sinha Dev Burman is the epitome of the rebel with a cause – and what a cause she espouses! Having...

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Writing gives your imagination full expression - Swati Kaushal

Writing gives your imagination full expression - Swati Kaushal

An MBA from IIM Calcutta, Swati Kaushal's life took an U-turn when she decided to be an author! Today, with the success of a few bestsellers, she is sharing with us bits and...

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Making dream weddings come true - Candice Pereira, Co Founder of Marry Me

Making dream weddings come true - Candice Pereira, Co Founder of Marry Me

The Creative Head and Co-Founder of Marry Me Wedding Planners, Candice Pereira blends her own unique sense of organization and sense to the most significant day in a couple's...

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Teaching Children How to Think - Sreeja Iyer, CEO of Sparkling Mindz

Teaching Children How to Think - Sreeja Iyer, CEO of Sparkling Mindz

Today as the world changes at a rate faster than we can blink and it seems like knowledge-based era has already given way to the thinking-based era, one might agree with...

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Suhani Pittie - A 'gem' of a woman

Suhani Pittie - A 'gem' of a woman

Suhani Pittie has been enlisted by the World Gold Council as one of the world's top 10 most ingenious and inventive jewellery designers of the world! A graduate of Gemological...

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Oprah Winfrey wins an award for her acting role in "The Butler'"

Oprah Winfrey wins an award for her acting role in "The Butler'"

“ Ms. Winfrey, the actress, inhabits Gloria Gaines with such gusto – she makes you forget Oprah the impresario,” - SBIFF executive director Roger Durling ...

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Elizabeth Buchan - An inspiring story-teller!

Elizabeth Buchan - An inspiring story-teller!

Starting off as a blurb-writer, Elizabeth Buchan soon struck gold with her fiction and non-fiction books. Besides having 10 novels and quite a few awards to her credit, her...

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Shannon Smyth - Founder of A Girl's Gotta Spa

Shannon Smyth - Founder of A Girl's Gotta Spa

Shannon Smyth launched her blog 'A Girl's Gotta Spa' in 2005, with the primary objective to give "straightforward" reviews to women. Years down the line, not only is her blog a...

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Poonam Bhagat - A shining star in the fashion industry!

Poonam Bhagat - A shining star in the fashion industry!

This fashion designer, with her label TAIKA, has had an illustrious career since 1991 and today it not only has more than 20 designer boutiques, but Poonam herself is on the...

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Kareena Kapoor Khan - The inimitable fashion icon!

Kareena Kapoor Khan - The inimitable fashion icon!

When she made her foray in Bollywood, not only the industry but the entire nation had huge expectations from her as an actor for after all, she belongs to the “first family” in...

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Priyanka Chopra - The actress and item girl rolled into one!

Priyanka Chopra - The actress and item girl rolled into one!

This former beauty queen carved out a niche for herself in the industry quite early in her career, breaking the first rule of stardom by rising into fame with a negative...

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Kareena Kapoor - The reigning queen in sarees!

Kareena Kapoor - The reigning queen in sarees!

One of the most sought-after faces of Bollywood, and an unparalleled fashion icon not only for young girls but also for actors within the industry, Kareena Kapoor is a sight to...

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"Opportunity Dances With Those Who are on the Dance Floor" - Shruti Sancheti

"Opportunity Dances With Those Who are on the Dance Floor" - Shruti Sancheti

A senior design faculty for more than 8 years now, this ace fashion designer started her own label in December 2009. Ever since then, there has been no looking back. Let's hear...

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Preeti Shenoy - Writing her way to glory!

Preeti Shenoy - Writing her way to glory!

Preeti Shenoy, one of contemporary India's most promising authors, has not only managed to win the hearts of millions of readers as well as critical applause, she has also made...

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Sheryl Sandberg - Men need to do more childcare and housework

Sheryl Sandberg - Men need to do more childcare and housework

"What has happened is that there aren’t women in leadership roles, therefore people don’t expect there to be women in leadership roles; therefore, there aren’t women in...

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Akanksha Redhu - A Blogger to reckon with!

Akanksha Redhu - A Blogger to reckon with!

1. How would you describe the woman - Akanksha Redhu? ...

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Bhawna Ahuja - One of 'The Awesome Sisters' in every way!

Bhawna Ahuja - One of 'The Awesome Sisters' in every way!

Bhawna Ahuja swears by fashion, and that reflects completely in her blog posts, which she shares with her sister Priti. Though they live miles away, they share their love for...

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