What’s your salary? And there begins the long drawn battle of gender pay gap

A good friend who is a CA fresher interviewed with one of the leading companies a few years ago. Someone with excellent academic credentials, smart, savvy there was no doubt that she would slay it. Her compensation was never discussed as the company informed her that this will be known once she gets the offer… Continue reading What’s your salary? And there begins the long drawn battle of gender pay gap

Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

Seen, not heard? Is that you woman? #MondayMusings #FeministMondays

Picture this- an official meeting where the room is full of an enthusiastic young crowd who have just joined the organisation as interns. The ratio of men v/s women is not as skewed as it gets when you move higher up the ladder. The manager talks for the first 15 minutes and then opens up… Continue reading Seen, not heard? Is that you woman? #MondayMusings #FeministMondays

Oh My God #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Its been a year of bliss- the first year of marriage as everyone says is like a fairytale. In our case, we took time to discover each other and walk into this new phase taking things as they come. We were very clear about the division of responsibilities right from day one. He pays the… Continue reading Oh My God #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I am 27- in a dream job, making a lot of money, independent, have good friends and a loving family. I have it all except that I haven’t settled down. If you are shaking your head in disbelief and wondering in what way am I unsettled – well its my “single status”. In India ,… Continue reading Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I am a big girl out in the big bad world #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The boards are over- what a sigh of relief. But now begins the real battle to get into a good college. As I look at my name on the Merit List, a sense of pride envelops me. I look back at the years of hard work and disciplined approach that I followed and loved doing.… Continue reading I am a big girl out in the big bad world #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Friends and Foes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

School days are supposed to be the most memorable days of one’s life. But at this point, going to school doesn’t really make me happy. And its got nothing to do with studies or exams. In fact I am someone who loves to study, not all subjects of course. I dread Math and don’t really… Continue reading Friends and Foes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z