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

Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

Suma stared at the picture on her Mac- it symbolised her current situation in life so well. Here she was at the crossroads- which path should she take? The safe and secure one which will ensure she maintains her dignity, status and has the security of her family and money for rest of her life?… Continue reading Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

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?

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?

The cycle of life #SundayPhotoFiction

Adam roamed aimlessly on the streets of Venice- the beautiful city which held dear memories since decades. As a child, he clutched his Mumma’s hand as they walked on this very street- as his Mom bought some custard and pie and he had his weekly treat of popsicles. He then grew up and walked with… Continue reading The cycle of life #SundayPhotoFiction