UDITA CHADHA

Though each one of us is a super woman, juggling between various tasks and trades. But then there are few who go that extra mile. One such inspirational story is about Udita Chadha, 30 years old, who has achieved something fabulous at a very young age which most of us don’t even think of doing all our lives . Udita Chadha is a graduate in Social Entrepreneurship from University of Southern California with over 9 years of work experience. She

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AAI (Mother)

Meet Aai (mother in Assamese). Aai is camera shy and Ananya Paul Dodmani caught her off-guard, doing what she does best – being self-less! This hard-working, 60+ year old wonder woman hails from a small village in Nagaland. Aai, is an anchor and inspiration to Ananya as she makes her way through the most remote villages of Nagaland in order to engage, help and educate the tribal communities. Aai believes that “Not everyone can do everything, but everyone can do

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KOSHIKA KRISHNA

“Being silent to hate, crime, violence or injustice around us means being complicit. We have to act.” Koshika is a 23 year old lawyer and social activist from Mumbai. She began her journey into activism at the age of 18 when she began to file RTI applications on public interest issues. The learning she had through these interactions with various government officials encouraged her to do more. She was selected at the national level Indian Student Parliament conclave (Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad)

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MY TRIBAL WAY OF LIFE!

Meet Ananya Paul Dodmani, a Tribal Rights Activist, Disaster and Trauma Counselor and Sustainable Menstruation Champion. Ananya’s father was kidnapped in Karbi Anglong, Assam. After days of torture, he escaped but as you can imagine, the trauma was quite severe. A month after his return he had a massive cardiac arrest and underwent major surgeries to slowly recuperate. He is doing fine now, but it made a lasting impact on Ananya and strengthened her will to devote her life to

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CASSANDRA NAZARETH

I am a 56 year old mompreneur, garment exporter, crisis management and law consultant, motivational speaker and entrepreneurial skills trainer,based in Mumbai, with a huge energy and appetite for life. My zest for learning made me study law at 53! A passion for recycling, environmental concerns, and empowering disadvantaged communities, particularly women, fuels my thoughts and actions.  Besides working with women in my locality, I also work with Tribal communities in the Forest of Aarey and SG National Park. The Tribal Lunch

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MY STORY – KHYATI GUPTA

WHEN I WON OVER MR. PALSY I am Mr. Palsy. Mr. Cerebral Palsy; living in this world for a while now. People call know me by several names – Birth Palsy, Mr. Froggy Legs, Floppy baby, etc. I’m famous for dominating and controlling peoples’ lives in various ways such as the way they move around, the amount of strength that they can possess, the way they speak, learn and sometimes even how they eat. I have a record of effectively

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AMI SHROFF

“It’s okay to drop the bottle but it’s important to pick it up and continue. And, if there is a mess, it’s important to clean it up. But it’s all okay.” Meet Ami Shroff, the Head mixologist at London Taxi Gastro Pub in Mumbai. Ami, a graduate in philosophy and political science never imagined she would take on a career as a flair bartender and juggler. She started freelancing back in 2003 and then collaborated with London Taxi Gastro Pub since they set up.

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SURBHI BHATIA

“My vision is to build an all-encompassing Indian mother and baby brand at par with international standards that provides everything that a mother needs for herself and her baby to have a delightful and memorable motherhood journey.” That ambitious and passionate vision statement belongs to 31-year-old Surbhi Bhatia, Founder of The Mom Store. Around two years ago, Surbhi started two wonderful journeys – as a mother and an entrepreneur. With an aim to help mothers celebrate the journey from pregnancy to early motherhood, The Mom Store provides products

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DR. DEBMITA DUTTA

“Parenting which is meant to add love and happiness to our lives – has off late become a source of fear and guilt. All parenting problems are due to an expectation mismatch between what the child can do and what the parent expects.” Meet Dr. Debmita Dutta, the wonder woman who has aptly described current-day parenting and has made it her life’s purpose to, “make parenting a joyful stress-free experience again”. A practising doctor for close to 20 years, Dr. Debmita, is also

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WONDER PARENTING

My name is Divya Vachie Agrawal , and I am a Company Secretary. I love to read, write and research just about anything new that comes my way. I have a keen interest in music, art, and I believe I have a creative mindset. My favourite thing to do is to spend time with my daughter, Vachie. Three years ago, I started a blog about Indian culture. I always dabbled with writing and one of my friends suggested I compile

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