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Promoting sports and its career opportunities

By: Varda Sharma Tanaz Mohammed (25) was introduced to sports at the age of 7 by her parents. She started with athletics and by the time she was 8, she was in the school’s hockey team and...

Painting canvas with ‘Timeless Memories’

   Anitha Sunil Kumar By: Varda Sharma Anitha Sunil Kumar (44) had a natural inclination towards creative pursuits since a very young age. Thanks to her mother, Shashikala Srinivasa Rao, who had a...

A cosy stay in the lap of nature

By: Varda Sharma Imagine a home stay in the Himalayan region away from all tourist trails, in a village surrounded by pristine forests and farms, facing grand snow views and a wide valley. Well...

Enabling youth and mothers join hands and walk together

      Meena Bhatia (Left) and Manisha Jhamb By: Meena R. Prashant Meena Bhatia and Manisha Jhamb, entrepreneurs in their mid- 40s, met six years back at their son’s Parents-Teachers Meet in...

Sensitising people on social issues through street plays

By: Varda Sharma Tejaswini Patwardhan, a film director by qualification and script writer and teacher by profession was perturbed by the number of social issues that plagued her vicinity –...

A whiff of fresh air for healthy living

By: Varda Sharma While running the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 2011, Kripa Sagar then aged 45, learnt that the reason why she, and all smokers, got addicted to cigarettes was the “feel good”...

Ummeed-Kindling hope

Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy By: Varda Sharma 50 million children in India live with or are at risk of developmental disabilities while one in six families has a child with developmental...

Bringing positive differences in lives

By: Meena R Prashant In the initial days of her career itself, Dr. Mehak Sharma (Bachelor in Occupational therapy and internship from Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Delhi) understood what actually...

Indian education system should be a healthy mix of theory and practical: Mrs. Shivani Patil

Mrs. Shivani Vijay Patil, first lady and Managing Trustee of DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai is a well known figure in the country. Her vision, dedication and passion have been indelibly influenced...

Helping women balance professional and domestic roles

By: Varda Sharma After a decade long successful corporate career in Marketing Communications, Shikha Trivedi Singh (Masters in Communication Studies, Pune University) decided to take a sabbatical to...