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The Power of the Pen | The Story of Akanksha Agarwal

The Pandemic's Effect on Her Writing Her Inspiration Her Journey in Three Words The Mantra She Lives By The Journey Led Her to Inspire Others Message to Other Women How would you describe your experience with the Covid-19 pandemic? How has that changed you as a writer? When I caught the infection, I stopped having any feeling in both my upper and lower limbs. It was a really tough time, constantly shifting between home and hospital. Overcome with the enormity …

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Rising From Pain to Providing Support | Priya Gupta’s Journey With Sarvpriye Foundation

My Childhood Awakening The Beginning of Sarvpriye Foundation My Inspiration to Continue Challenges Along the Way My Life Mantra Message to the Youth I was bullied during my primary schooling, lacked friendship bonds with my classmates, and, unfortunately, didn’t get any support from the teachers. It took some time, but I realized that I had to be my own hero and deal with the chaos in my life without depending on anyone. I started self-learning and taking care of my …

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Ashish Joshi: The Animal Lover Changing the World One Paw at a Time

Childhood and Love for Animals Advocating Animal Rights Having a Dog Pet Caging Animals Is Inhumane Doing Good Is a Responsibility Helping Animals as a Purpose I have loved animals since I was a kid. I would feed dogs whenever I could, often with my parents in the background fearing for my safety. When I was in 10th std, I came across a few orphaned puppies who were left to fend for themselves. I decided to take them home, and …

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Innovation, Leadership, and Women in Tech: The Story of Ayushi Mishra

Early Life Family Support, Financial Risks and First Startup Being an Entrepreneur Fighting Setbacks Women and Leadership Advice for the Youth “I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance.” —James Baldwin I was born into a family that valued education and academics, which I believe afforded me a certain privilege. My father was a physics professor, and my mother taught chemistry. So, science ran in the …

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The Life Journey of Natasha Josefowitz

Life as an Outlier Arrival at the United States The Beginning of My Life’s Work Being the Only Female Faculty at UNH Writing and Working for Women 95 Years of Achievements and Counting I was born in Paris, France in 1926. My parents were refugees from Russia having fled the revolution. Our home was a Russian enclave. We only spoke Russian. We only had Russian friends. Our food was Russian. Even the newspaper was in Russian. The story of my …

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Helping Women Rise | Subuhi Safvi’s Journey

About Subuhi Safvi The Importance of Mental Health The Motive to Keep Going "I was surrounded by strong women growing up, and my mother and grandmother have been a source of inspiration for me." My grandmother was one of the first women in her locality who had a master's degree. My mother is a historian and a writer. She started doing what she loves when she was 55 years old. They taught me how to pursue my passion and desires …

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Use Your Opportunities for the Social Welfare of the World Paul Smith

Use Your Opportunities for the Social Welfare of the World | Paul Smith

What Has Your Journey Been Like? The Launch of SustainFinance in Era of Profit Focus The Most Challenging Aspect Vision for Future Top Tips for Young People Paul Smith shares his journey from being a history major to starting his own financial firm and his thoughts on the role of youth in revolutionizing the world. Please describe how you decided to pursue finance after studying for a master’s in history. What has your journey been like?  When I began studying …

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Words of a Woman Warrior | The Story of Captain Yashika Hatwal Tyagi

About Yashika Hatwal Tyagi Joining the Indian Army The Journey to Share Her Story When I was 7 years old, my father laid down his life for our country. During my childhood, we had less of everything, or as I like to think, "fewer resources but more power and positivity." Education was very important to us, and Mom always told us to be at the top of whatever we chose. About Yashika Hatwal Tyagi Having women in the army wasn’t …

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