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Life’s Plot Twists and New Beginnings: Reggie Sison

Future Goals as a Writer Career Defining Moments How To Handle Criticism and Take Care of Mental Health Ways To Handle Rejections Messages for the Youth What Role Has Writing Played in Your Growth Personally and Professionally? What Are Your Future Goals as a Writer? Writing is something that I see myself doing for the rest of my life. I believe we've all been asked, "What would you do if you didn't have to work?  And, even before I became …

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Bringing Equality in Business: Manpriya and Navneet’s Story of Empowerment

Envisioning a Free World Inspiration to Start Caked Challenges of Being Entrepreneurs Hopes for the Future Our vision is to facilitate a world where women and LGBTQ+ people can be themselves. That is why we decided to start our own business, Caked India. We envisioned a business where we could employ women and members of the LGBTQ+ community and then train and empower them to become entrepreneurs and financially independent. “Everybody deserves to feel free.” Our love story encapsulates our complementary life …

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Behind the Lens: Prithviraj’s Journey of Following His Passion

Adapting in Childhood Beginning of Filmmaking The Road Ahead Born in a small town in West Bengal, Siliguri, I was sent to a boarding school at a very young age. I changed states every four years and ended back up where I’d started: Kalimpong.  I pursued commerce at Delhi University but became more interested in my college’s newly inaugurated filmmaking society. After graduation, I got placed in a multinational company. After working there for 15 days, I quit. I joined …

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Paving the Path for Women in Finance | The Journey of Monique Frederick

Growing Up in Finance The Beginning of Financial Advocacy Being a Leader Work-Life Balance in Performing Arts Message to the Youth “Don’t let society put you in a box and dictate what you do with your life.” Growing up, I never considered gender as a barrier to a career in finance. My father, who was also in the financial services, would teach me about finance or ask me to write down the closing prices for specific stocks listed on the …

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How South Asian Nation Created a Platform for Empowering Brown Women | Divya Soneji

Building South Asian Nation The Importance of Diversity and Empowerment Message to Youth What was your vision for the south Asian nation and how has it changed? My vision for the South Asian Nation was to bridge the gap between diaspora and the homeland, places where our roots and ancestors are from. Before launching the South Asian Nation, I noticed that the diaspora was connected to their roots but no one discussed the problems like casteism, religious issues, rights of …

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Shattering Unrealistic Beauty Standards: Shuchi & Sachreet

Envisioning an Equitable World Beginning of a Close Friendship Launching Power to Her Walking Toward the Path Ahead “You only get to live life once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” We were both born in India and felt the effect of patriarchal issues from an early age. It's very hard to change people’s mindsets when they are the product of systems that are thousands of years old. Seeing injustices at an early age is what initially …

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Helping Young Writers Bloom with Write the World | David Weinstein

The Journey Which Led Him to Inspire Others The Goal of Write The World The Mantra He Lives by Message to the Youth David Weinstein, the founder of Write The World, shares with Girl Power Talk his vision behind creating a global community of empathetic, talented, and young writers. At his organization, he is committed to building a safe space for young writers to hone their skills, share their talent with the world, and get peer feedback.  I grew up …

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Publicist Chris Boneau Discovered His “Second Floor” to a Better Life

Beginning of the Acting Career Fighting Criticism Challenges and Teamwork Learning From Mistakes and Moving Forward Growing up in a little town in Texas, I was around ten years old when my parents brought me to see my first theatrical performance. My life was forever transformed. I always wanted to be an actor, so I asked my parents to take me to an audition for the next play: the role of a 30-year-old guy. I didn't think I'd be chosen, …

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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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