Six years ago Barsha Puri could not have imagined that she would become chair of a school board when she entered the marriage arranged by her parents.
The Indian press calls her an Instagram sensation. When illustrator Alicia describes herself, she chooses other words: “I am a passionate and no-nonsense illustrator.”
“Just do it. If you keep waiting until you feel brave enough, it won’t happen.” That’s what interior stylist Marie-Gon tells people when they say: “I want to start my own business”
“The work I do is like a drop in the ocean,” says Alecz whose work is to support the safety of women and their children in Goa. “But little drops of water make the mighty ocean.”
At the age of seven Veronica made an important decision. ‘I do want to get a proper education. Then no one will be able to look down on me.’
Social activist Madhu Singal wants to support the visually impaired in being independent. ‘There is no point in sitting in a corner and complaining. Take the first step yourself.’
When Anuradha started Inditales in 2004, she was one of the first people in India to start writing a travel blog. Today she is one of the most influential travel bloggers in India.