Women often sacrifice stable careers to follow their husbands around the world, but former corporate honcho Preeti Kumar worked out a flexi career that could go with her everywhere.
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.
These teenagers work towards electricity conservation in schools and offices, and recycle newspapers to make notebooks for underprivileged children.
Madhu Singhal’s own personal challenges triggered the founding of Mitra Jyothi, a 28-year-old organization that empowers the disabled.
In the last of our three-part series ‘Home @ Work’, we feature Simran Lal, creative director of luxury lifestyle label Nicobar, whose workplace is set on her family farmhouse amidst tall trees and plenty of open spaces.
This is a café that will overwhelm not only your taste buds, but your heart as well. Sheroes Hangout was set up in Agra and later Lucknow with the aim to generate employment acid attack survivors and victims of gender violence.
Armed with nothing but a peacenik’s passion, 21-year-old Saumya Aggarwal is building bridges and relationships between countries and communities.
Sana Sawhney and Ayushi Gupta have developed a ‘Green Curriculum’ to promote environmental education among the urban and rural youth.
London-based women’s rights activist Zahra Rasouli helps rescue victims of gender and gang-based violence and child sexual exploitation. She believes gender discrimination is a global phenomenon.
The millennials have inherited a dying Earth. Humankind’s toxic footprint has not spared any part of the planet. With countless crises just around the corner, these girls are successfully securing a sustainable future. This is part one of our three part series, ‘Knights in Recyclable Armour’.
Madhu Tandan’s new novel is no ordinary love story; it’s a canvas of absence, abstinence and infidelity along with a thrilling plot.
In the second of our three-part series ‘Home @ Work’, we feature Aleya Sen, co-founder of Chrome Pictures, who embraces a sustainable lifestyle both at home and at work.
As part of our series ‘Cafe with a Cause’, we take you to Cat Cafe Studio run by the Khosla sisters in Mumbai, where you can hang around with cats over coffee.
Bringing together her love for food, healthy cuisine and travel, Simi Kohli shares three delicious recipes from her popular Asian restaurant, Shibuya.
Workspaces don’t have to be rigidly defined by glass windows, cookie-cutter cubicles or ‘corporate’ formality. In a three-part series ‘Home @ Work’, we feature three women-led teams that do great work even in informal settings, with open spaces, plants and maybe even a mother around for company. This is part one.
Standup comic Radhika Vaz is out to provoke – with her jokes and with her feminist agenda.
With her maverick venture Geeli Mitti, Shagun Singh is teaching the world about the down-and-dirty delight of sustainable development.
Why waste food? Minu Pauline of Kochi has set up a fridge outside her restaurant Pappadavada so that the poor and hungry can take leftovers for free.
Jeroo Billimoria has affected millions of lives with her organizations that protect vulnerable children, and lift the youth out of poverty.
A comic on menstruation designed by Aditi Gupta as a college thesis snowballed into Menstrupedia, a creative platform for social awareness.
Nandita Das has donned many hats, from actor to filmmaker, but the one that has stayed consistent is the steel-willed activist, unafraid to speak out. In this exclusive interview, she talks about her life journey, inspirations and why certain stories need to be told.
It took vision and reinvention for former television producer Shradha Aggarwal to launch her own startup offering healthy gourmet snacks.
Multidisciplinary artist and author Aanchal Malhotra has been studying the personal histories of the refugees of the Partition through the belongings they carried with them.
For someone who has shattered numerous stereotypes, there is no such thing as a glass ceiling for Reshmi Dey.
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.
Global boxing champion Nikhat Zareen’s small-town roots fire her world-conquering ambitions.
With her work at the XPRIZE Foundation, Zenia Tata is enabling and accelerating new technologies to solve humanity’s grandest challenges.
Latvian professor Dr Sigma Ankrava has contributed in a major way in bringing together her birth country with India, academically and culturally.