“I don’t want to mentor a woman,” confessed a senior leader at a corporate I was working with for a coaching and mentoring program.” I support women and all that but these days. I just don’t want to be in situation where it might get uncomfortable,” he added, looking a little embarrassed while admitting to […]
Senator Madeline Albright , while introducing Hilary Clinton as the Democratic Presidential candidate said,” There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women”. We all believe that women should and would support other women.
However, we have few role models or stories to bolster this idea. The stories we tell create […]
“I sent my eight month old baby to day care and went back to work,’ confessed a young mother during a workshop. Her eyes became moist and she flinched as though she expected the other women to pelt her with stones, each heavy with the words ‘ Bad Mother’.
“Why don’t fathers feel any guilt leaving […]
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Ok, I confess. I recently read Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl. I decided to check out the book after hearing that the author had delved deep into the psyche of the Indian girl and claimed to represent the reality of the Indian women. In the book, the Indian girl’s first […]
Some thoughts on sexual harassment along with other panelists at the Women Writers Festival in Delhi-February 2017
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I have always had mixed feelings about this whole ‘Women Leadership’ idea. A leader is a leader, I thought. Why should gender enter the picture? Surely, we look for general leadership qualities in a person and anyone who has those should be the right person for the job, whether it is in a corporate or […]
Mira Rajput, who few people, including me, had heard of is suddenly in the news for her comments about her life choices and especially the statement referring to her role as a mother, “I wouldn’t want to spend one hour a day with her and rush off to work. She is not a puppy, I […]
I am relaxing on my couch watching ‘The Intern’ on DVD. Robert De Niro, plays the eternally affable Ben Whitaker who joins About the Fit, an internet start-up as The Intern. He is 70, his boss Jules Ostin, played by a stylish but stressed Anne Hathaway is a 30 something woman.
Ben is escorting his employer’s […]
Indrani Mukherjea is doomed. Even before any tangible evidence comes to light, even before a court hearing, before she makes any kind of statement, she has already been judged. The case has been a bonanza for the TRP hungry news channels. The story has captured the attention and imagination of a nation. How can a […]
A talk with Anuranjita Kumar, author and Head of Human Resources in Citibank
Can I have it all? This is a question that every woman contemplating a career invariably asks herself. Is it really possible to rise to the top of my field, bring up intelligent ,well behaved children, maintain a loving relationship with my spouse […]