A celebration of women entrepreneurship, sessions on developing leadership skills, networking over great food and Kung Fu nuns. Here are the highlights of 2019 Digital Women Awards.
“Entrepreneurship is very hard, the path of self-discovery is very hard. In the process of becoming and unbecoming, self doubt happens, and there’s nothing wrong with it,” says StackRaft founder Vartika Manasvi.
“Trust your instincts, work hard and care genuinely what you believe in. There is nothing you cannot achieve,” says Ravaiti Founder Ramandeep Kaur.
“I never even thought of writing as something one could pursue as a profession or commit one’s working life to. By which I mean, of course I knew other people did so, but it just didn’t occur to me that it was something that I could do,” writes author Tina Biswas.
I wrote every single day until I finished it without thinking even once WHY I AM WRITING! Because I loved writing. I loved bleeding. I loved being in an alternative world where in reality I never could be.
MooiBox Founder Sahee Wasan speaks on her entrepreneurial journey, her inspiration and why women entrepreneurs need to be taken more seriously.
“I have achieved certain milestones but I know, I have many hurdles to cross,’ says Suba Lakshminarasimhan
“In India, a mother never cooks food for herself but for her kids, If you aspire to become an entrepreneur, don’t work for yourself but work for your customers,” says Arshi Khan.
“The fact that we can take live, interactive sessions of students across the world has been possible only because of digital technology,”says Irizpro Founder Nidhi Vishnoi.
You live once and opportunity also comes once. Make the most of it, says sRide Founder Lakshana Jha.
This is a public health emergency on a scale so unimaginable that we haven’t yet been able to look it in the eye and accept what it could be doing to us, our parents, our children.
A photo essay by Mriganka Lulla, who visited Kashmir in an independent capacity, to seek the complex but heart-breaking truth about Kashmir.