Tag: ambitious women

‘I have learned to express what I think and what I feel’

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.

Inside Stories - Female entrepreneurs

‘Spirituality is my guiding light every day’

Entrepreneur and environmental activist Manisha Gutman is working hard to create a sustainable world. She is not your run-of-the-mill businesswoman.

Inside Stories - Female entrepreneur

‘Just do it. If you keep waiting until you feel brave enough, it won’t happen’

“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”

Inside Stories - female entrepreneurs

‘Stay focused. Develop a strong strategy and stick to it’

Bhagya Rangachar has helped children in Indian villages learn better using technology. Her advice for other NGOs: “Stay focused. Develop a strong strategy and stick to it”

‘I’m glad I never gave up on the ambitions I had as a young girl’

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.’

Inside Stories - female travel writer Anuradha

‘Finding your own sweet spot is crucial’

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.

Inside Stories Sonia

‘It’s important to always keep wanting to develop yourself’

Sonia Shirsat is known as the queen of Goan Fado, but she’s also an entrepreneur. ‘I have to work hard to make sure that each concert actually takes place’