Padma Shri awardee Devayani’s life is a story of grit, ambition and unflinching devotion to her art.
With her social enterprise m.Paani, Akanksha Hazari is using the mobile revolution to power the aspirations of the next billion Indians.
With Akanksha Hazari, founder of m.Paani, on the cover, this issue is all about technology for life. Meet women who have used mobile connectivity and social media to make the most of their talents. Plus fashion, food, travel and more! Start reading.
With her maverick venture Geeli Mitti, Shagun Singh is teaching the world about the down-and-dirty delight of sustainable development.
Jeroo Billimoria has affected millions of lives with her organizations that protect vulnerable children, and lift the youth out of poverty.
We have turned one! Our anniversary issue features award-winning actor-director Nandita Das on the cover, and inside you’ll find 10 pathfinders who are out to change mindsets. This is an UNMISSABLE issue so start reading NOW!
A chance encounter led investment consultant Namrata Durgan’s to a new direction in her career: to help Indian women make their money grow.
When she isn’t playing the role of a Bollywood film star, Niharica Kumari Raizada is the head of department of a heart institute in a major Mumbai hospital.
With her work at the XPRIZE Foundation, Zenia Tata is enabling and accelerating new technologies to solve humanity’s grandest challenges.
Innovation enabler Zenia Tata is on the cover, and inside you will find stories of women driving entrepreneurship and overcoming obstacles. Happy reading!
Standup comic Neeti Palta takes a break from making Indians laugh and gives us a peek into her home, life, history – and refrigerator.
She was born a boy. Accepting and revealing her true gender identity had both personal and professional repercussions for this 23-year-old from Delhi.
Social activist Madhavi Kuckreja is not only empowering underprivileged Indian women, she’s also walking her talk in her personal life.
Sonal Sachdev Patel and Jemma Wayne-Kattan came together to write a children’s book based on the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita.
Iranian-American educationist Shahla Ettefagh moved from California to Rishikesh to set up a pathbreaking school for the hill town’s poorest children – and has moved the heavens and earth in the process.
Actor Saloni Chopra’s provocative social-media posts and videos are her way of igniting debate on gender violence, stereotypes and sexuality.
Firebrand actor Saloni Chopra is on the cover, and inside this power-packed issue you’ll find incredible agents of change – women who are making a difference, one community, one country at a time.
Despite a reverse global trend, a new study has found more Indian women with cancer than men. We dig around to understand why.
She sparked off a global debate on race and parenting, sold millions of copies and made ‘tiger mom’ a household term. And now Yale law professor Amy Chua is out with her new theory on political tribes.
American author and Yale law professor Amy Chua is on the cover, and inside you have a WHOLE lot of options for eco-friendly shopping, from fashion, beauty, home and even menstruation products. There are also some kickass earth-conscious fashion designers. Start reading!
For architect Pratima Joshi, ensuring that the urban poor live with dignity and take care of their personal hygiene has been both a personal and a professional mission.
Priyamvada Singh left a cushy life in Mumbai to restore her family’s 148-year-old fort in Rajasthan. She ended up giving the village of Meja a new look, and the rural community a new outlook
Producer of award-winning film ‘Ladies First’, Shaana Levy-Bahl used her global experiences and even the hard knocks of life to chart a new language of storytelling.
Film producer Shaana Levy-Bahl is on the cover, and inside are loads of AMAZING women who’re changing the world in their own way, including global philanthropist Meera Gandhi, award-winning architect Pratima Joshi and celebrity stylist Aesha Merchant. Plus a special feature on photographers ‘with a bit on the side’. Read now!
After 25 years of restoring heritage and designing the interiors for luxury properties, Ritu Khandelwal is more in love than ever with the idea of India.
Modern-day marriages need a dash of old-fashioned romance now and then, and a staycation at Claridges Hotel, Delhi, fits the bill.
Political author, academic and artist Kota Neelima set out to express the woman’s voice in her books – from media and politics to farmer suicides – and found it harder than expected.
Her hearing impairment pretty much informed the narrative of Sonam Kejriwal’s life, until her mother was murdered, and she was given a new cross to bear.
It isn’t just the entertaining plots and lighthearted optimism of her books. What makes Anuja Chauhan an icon is her refusal to fit in. Lead photo by Rohit Chawla.
Bestselling author Anuja Chauhan is on the cover, and – we’re not kidding – this is our BEST issue ever! Intense personal experiences, powerful businesswomen, and creative doyennes, plus some unexpected thoughts on Valentine’s Day 🙂