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.
American dancer, choreographer and model Dana Alexa has moved to India to judge a reality dance show, and can’t get enough of the country.
Designer, filmmaker and visual artist Charuvi Prakash Agrawal was hired for an unusual project – it went on to change her life.
French artist Stephanie Arpels is inspired by the colours of India and the energy and femininity of Indian women.
Christine Akello Otieno’s NGO Toto Afrika uses rugby, music and education to protect vulnerable children in coastal Kenya from falling into crime and drug abuse, and to help them aspire to a brighter future.
With the colours of rangoli and the glow of diyas, Manisha Mundhra Beriwala is trying to make a joyful difference in the American corporate calendar.
A young couple give up their well-set corporate careers in the US and move to India for a reason that’s a mystery even to them – at first.
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.
India’s first qualified woman whisky ambassador Tanvi Rustagi is out to break a few stereotypes about the drink that is labelled ‘liquid gold’.
Former lawyer and Kathak maestro Shivani Varma weaves history, politics and technical innovation in her performances.
Rhea Singhal’s brand Ecoware supplies 100% biodegradable disposable crockery to food chains, supermarkets and schools across India.
Thousands of Indian schoolchildren owe their happy childhoods to Tristha Ramamurthy, who has redefined the education space in India.
Namrata Purohit is a prodigy in the world of Pilates, and, at 24, has just launched her eighth workout studio in India.
Melbourne-based lawyer Molina Asthana helps immigrant women build confidence and adapt to their new land through sport.
Veena Nagpal chose an unlikely topic for her latest novel – nuclear destruction and a water crisis.
All of 26 years old, Tanvi Johri has not just launched India’s first 100% biodegradable sanitary napkin, she is also out to change social perceptions surrounding menstrual goods.
The author of ‘Letters to my Ex’ on love and romance in the new-age.
Former lawyer Krishna Tamalia Vora launched Mom’s Therapy, a herbal hair oil and skincare brand based on her mother’s home remedy – and she also has a pretty interesting love story!
Photographer and standup comedienne Punya Arora is part of a four-part series ‘Behind Her Lens’, where we look at photographers whose creativity spills out in different directions.
Philanthropist Meera Gandhi hangs out with the who’s who of world politics and culture and yet what drives her is not personal ambition but the idea of ‘giving back’.
Photojournalist Tejal Pandey is the third in a four-part series ‘Behind Her Lens’, where we look at photographers whose creativity spills out in different directions.
Celebrity stylist and entrepreneur Aesha Merchant has rebelled against social expectations of ‘good girls’ and won over detractors by being herself.
Naina Redhu, lifestyle blogger-cum-photographer, is the second in a four-part series ‘Behind Her Lens’, where we look at photographers whose creativity spills out in different directions.
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.