Living the nightmare #ShortStory

Reena Mundra – 40, single mom, corporate honcho- one of the the youngest and dynamic women leaders to have reached the pinnacle of success at such a young age. She had smashed the glass ceiling and was the beacon of hope to so many young women out there who were fighting misogyny and striving to… Continue reading Living the nightmare #ShortStory

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

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

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

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?

Is money ruining your marriage?

A few days before I was to get married, my close friend’s mom gave me some advice which stood apart from the usual unwarranted advice I was receiving as a bride to be. She told me- “You might think that what I say is wrong and I am teaching you bad things like keeping secrets… Continue reading Is money ruining your marriage?

Trade off #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Sana looked at the pristine waters, breathing in the fresh air. She was in her dream city Lucerne – not for a few days on vacation this time but for 2 years on an International Assignment. Having spent her life in India, her trip to Switzerland had been a life changing experience. Not just the… Continue reading Trade off #FFFAW #FlashFiction