Financial Independence

That is perfect for me. I can work from home!

That is perfect for me. I can work from home!

If you are a young mom with a demanding job and even more demanding children, chances are the words “work from home” are more powerful than abracadabra. Most people (not just...

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We take care of office and home. Yes we are Superwomen!

We take care of office and home. Yes we are Superwomen!

A Superwoman is indeed an extremely apt alias name for the members of the fairer sex. Women are made out to be weak and very often thought to be incapable of being at par with...

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Breaking Rules, Gaining Grounds

Breaking Rules, Gaining Grounds

In India, till about a few decades ago, working women were a revolutionary class by themselves. Receiving college education was itself a privilege, no matter if it was more of a...

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When She Comes Home

When She Comes Home

The role of modern woman is no longer how it used to be. Today, having to manage both the domestic sphere and the public life, she has to strike a perfect balance between home...

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10,000 Women by Goldman Sachs

10,000 Women by Goldman Sachs

10,000 Women is a five-year initiative undertaken by Goldman Sachs. It is a five-year investment to provide women entrepreneurs in the emerging markets with a management...

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Are working women happier than homemakers?

Are working women happier than homemakers?

Until a few decades ago, women did not enjoy the freedom to work for a livelihood nor did she have much access and exposure to the outer world. Her home was her sphere of...

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Making Big Bucks

Making Big Bucks

Over the last three decades, women’s median income has increased by 63%. More and more women are now achieving post-graduate degrees and consequently, narrowing the income gap...

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What Women Want from her Workplace

What Women Want from her Workplace

Women have been in the white-collar workforce for quite some time now, and needless to say, they have certain expectations from their workplace to ensure their safety,...

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Women in their Twenties ~ Single & Happy

Women in their Twenties ~ Single & Happy

Gone are those days when twenties, for young ladies, heralded the lookout for a “perfect” groom and all her family members - perhaps herself included - had primarily one thing...

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Walmart's Global Initiative to Empower Women

Walmart's Global Initiative to Empower Women

On April 5, 2012, Walmart launched its ‘Women in Factories’ program, a five-year initiative that will empower 60,000 women working in factories that supply products to Walmart...

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"Sit at the table" - Sheryl Sandberg

"Sit at the table" - Sheryl Sandberg

“Believe in yourself” is the mantra. In this era, it is not sufficient to simply be talented or efficient; one needs to market herself in order to showcase her capabilities. And...

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"Don't leave before you leave" - Sheryl Sandberg

"Don't leave before you leave" - Sheryl Sandberg

Women in the workforce, at some point in their lives, have to face a dilemma when they decide to become a parent. This was brought to the forefront by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO...

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Incorrect Myths about Working Women

Incorrect Myths about Working Women

As much as we deny that society no longer discriminates between men and women, the fact remains that we have still not been able to completely rid ourselves of the different...

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Women's Empowerment Spoiling Society?

Women's Empowerment Spoiling Society?

Is this a recurrent thought that arises in many a minds, of both men and women? If so, perhaps it needs some attention and clarification. The question was perpetrated recently...

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Women Cabbies Driving Away to Glory

Women Cabbies Driving Away to Glory

Women taxi drivers!! Who would have pictured them even in the wildest of dreams? But this is no less than a reality on the streets of Mumbai. An all-women fleet of cabbies, clad...

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Six in Ten Women Claim Financial Independence!

Six in Ten Women Claim Financial Independence!

According to a recent survey conducted by Synovate, nearly six in ten, that is, 58% women across 12 countries consider themselves to be financially independent, and the highest...

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Managing the Money

Managing the Money

This decade has witnessed a whopping number of women entering the workforce. The avenues have expanded immensely for them, thus enabling them to channelize their potential in a...

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Kudumbashree Mission, Kerala

Kudumbashree Mission, Kerala

The word ‘Kudumbashree’ means prosperity of the family, which aptly signifies the goal of this woman-oriented, community-based, State Poverty Eradication Mission of Government...

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Girls in school earning pocket money!

Girls in school earning pocket money!

Education has evolved in more ways than one, and we have surely come a long way from the times when student-life meant devoting one’s entire time and attention to studies and...

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Play the Second Innings of Your Life to the Hilt!

Play the Second Innings of Your Life to the Hilt!

Retirement is a crucial point of every individual’s life that involves several financial, social and emotional changes. The new situation is accepted and welcomed differently by...

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Young women and their career expectations

Young women and their career expectations

The Millennial generation, also known as Gen Y are people born roughly between 1980 and 1995 and make up the youngest members of the workforce. ...

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Investment Planning

Investment Planning

Public provident funds, mutual funds, unit-linked investment plans or ULIPS, tax shelter plans and fixed deposits-which is the best option for you? Real estate, commodity...

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Owning a BMW car is not the only route to empowerment !

Owning a BMW car is not the only route to empowerment !

Power is a heady word. It brings to mind images of men and women in black suits, who step in and out of long, flashy cars and have unlimited expense accounts; or handsome actors...

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Small changes which go a long way!

Small changes which go a long way!

When we save up money (which is never enough anyway), we usually think long-term, such as a recurring deposit every month, investment plans, or a certain amount which we keep...

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Be financially independent!

Be financially independent!

Some women believe it is necessary to be financially independent, some don’t. Some feel that their primary duty is that of a home maker. For some it’s the matter of satisfying...

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Venturing forth

Venturing forth

Being financially independent does not always have to come through a job with a salary somewhere in the city. Many people are today treading new grounds, exploring new and...

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Women who call the shots!

Women who call the shots!

Film-making may be a medium which has been dominated by men through the ages of its growth and evolution, but women have also put in a strong voice in this area. Bollywood as it...

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Mirage of empowerment

Mirage of empowerment

Pushpa (name changed) is a woman of strong ethics and integrity. She works in many houses as a domestic help including mine. She is not literate enough so knows only this menial...

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Women who bully other women at the workplace

Women who bully other women at the workplace

A lot has been said about the hard, unfair, and sexist manner in which women are treated at the work place. Not much has been said, however, about women who bully, intimidate,...

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I have a zeal for making lists and checking them off - Parul Garg

I have a zeal for making lists and checking them off - Parul Garg

It was a great pleasure to interact with the “multi-tasking enthusiast”, Parul Garg, who accidentally stumbled upon a career in digital marketing and then excelled in it while...

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Mumma why don't you also work like other moms?

Mumma why don't you also work like other moms?

This is an interesting and inspiring journey of a simple homemaker, Shradha Agarwal, and how her life transformed into an ambitious business woman after her daugther's innocent...

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I wanted my creations to explore the world like a Rahi - Aindrila Guha Ghosh

I wanted my creations to explore the world like a Rahi - Aindrila Guha Ghosh

Recently we interviewed the Founder of exquisite jewellery collection brand, Aindrila Guha Ghosh. In her candid interview she shares with us how she started her business and...

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We are genetically multi-taskers - Saumya Gupta, CEO of Ten on Ten

We are genetically multi-taskers - Saumya Gupta, CEO of Ten on Ten

Saumya Gupta has had a career full of twists and turns and with her grit and determination she created and grew her women clothing brand Ten on Ten. She wants to do better than...

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Learn how to save and invest money from Priyanka Chopra

Learn how to save and invest money from Priyanka Chopra

The current financial scenario for Indian Women is changing gradually. They no longer dive into a pool and then realize that the person concerned did not bother to fill it up...

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Are you a "Queen Bee" or "Catty" who do not want to help other women?

Are you a "Queen Bee" or "Catty" who do not want to help other women?

It is rather very strange that there would be many successful women who do not want to help other women, but it is true that such women also exist and for such selfish women who...

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Sheetal Agarwal - Business owner of Mahamaya Kitchen Hub

Sheetal Agarwal - Business owner of Mahamaya Kitchen Hub

Managing home responsibilities, taking care of children and elderly family members and at the same time managing a retail business is not an easy task. Recently we interacted...

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Pursuing dreams without any fear - Sweta Jaiswal - Founder of Cross Street

Pursuing dreams without any fear - Sweta Jaiswal - Founder of Cross Street

A woman, a mother and a strong individual. We present to you an exclusive interview of Sweta Jaiswal, the founder of the label "Cross Street".1.How would you describe yourself...

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Neha Juneja’s Smart Move Towards Smart-Stove

Neha Juneja’s Smart Move Towards Smart-Stove

It is often inferred that where there is smoke there is fire. But the young graduate from the Delhi College of Engineering and an MBA from FMS, Delhi, Neha Juneja promises that...

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Pain, Grit, Determination and Success - Story of Patricia Thomas

Pain, Grit, Determination and Success - Story of Patricia Thomas

Notwithstanding the important role played by women entrepreneurs in economic growth, they still constitute a minority of all entrepreneurs. While women entrepreneurs create new...

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Beauty gurus and the business of online beauty blogging

Beauty gurus and the business of online beauty blogging

Laetitia Wagnapel earns £ 42,000 annually [INR 35, 20,633] while Bethanie Lunn, 30, earns a little less at £35,000 [INR 29, 33,861]. Their source of income is unusual but rich...

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Becoming a professional makeup artist

Becoming a professional makeup artist

Makeup artistry began with the use of natural sourced ingredients and powders which were applied on the face, primarily to reduce oiliness and open pores, and to provide a...

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Struggling to get to the top: women from developing countries

Struggling to get to the top: women from developing countries

While generalizations may state that women in the developed countries are the ones who are career-driven and goal-oriented, research shows that women in developing countries,...

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Financial Tips For Women Over 50

Financial Tips For Women Over 50

Saving is a habit if once acquired proves to be fruitful in the long run. The same rule applies for retirement as well. If one is cognizant about their retirement to-do's and...

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Financial Tips For Newly Married Women

Financial Tips For Newly Married Women

Finally the day is here when you are getting into the institution of marriage and ready to spend your life with someone you truly love and respect (at least I hope you do). But...

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