The fabulous life you thought was merely a dream #WomensDay #LetterToSelf

Dear Aks, I see you, with a smile on your face, a pretentious one. I can tell for I know how tough this was. Being a nerdy girl comes with its cons. Don’t people love to make fun of those who take their studies seriously? Being among the top 3 in class every time is… Continue reading The fabulous life you thought was merely a dream #WomensDay #LetterToSelf

My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

Its snowing today- they call it “Beast from the East”. As much as I hate the cold wind hitting my face and my toes that get numb, the inner me is thrilled beyond words. Heavy snowfall means no boxing class today. I pretend to like it as I fear the wrath of my Dad and… Continue reading My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

Because you are a woman

As a part of the Diversity Network at my workplace, we hosted a talented and strong woman leader in our Coffee Corner session which is a candid informal conversation over coffee where people from junior levels get to meet and interact with a senior leader/leaders. The conversations range across diverse topics like career progression, networking… Continue reading Because you are a woman

More than soulmates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Ryan and Reena were back after 10 years- they had decided to meet at the beach. The beach which has witnessed their friendship blossom over the years. The same beach where they had carved a crude heart on a rock and it had stood the rough weather over the years. Just like their friendship which… Continue reading More than soulmates #FFFAW #FlashFiction

And she chose her happily ever after #ShortStory

It had just started snowing and Merlin couldn’t stop rushing out to the balcony every few minutes to stretch out her arms and feel the snowflakes. She loved winters. It was funny- the local people here loved summers as summers is when you could go out for a swim, sip a beer sitting in the… Continue reading And she chose her happily ever after #ShortStory

Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction

“Yes” he said, sliding his fingers into hers as she clasped them tight. It was the start of a long and arduous journey, the conservative society would never accept this, they had defied all norms, it was an unholy union. It was something they had agreed upon right from the time they started dating. They… Continue reading Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction

Are women truly empowered in developed countries?

A truly empowering moment for me as a working mother came when I could choose to go on a 2.5 month long assignment to a different country, miles apart leaving my daughter behind. Why do I call it empowering? Thats because I could exercise my choice here, my free will, not obligated to make a… Continue reading Are women truly empowered in developed countries?