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Baking Her Way to the Top: Meet Kanishka, the Choco-Lover Entrepreneur From Delhi

Growing Up Overcoming Challenges Building Saksham Foundation “You are the only one responsible for your own happiness.” I grew up surrounded by people obsessed with societal norms resulting from their narrow perspective. I was confident, and preferred to be the ‘odd-one out’. I follow the passion that makes me happy rather than trying to churn out the perfection of someone else’s ideas. That, my friends, was the start to my ‘Entrepreneurial Journey’. My Baba was kidnapped & tortured for days …

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A Story of Relentless Courage | Ananya

Ananya's Journey Being Tribal Rights Activist “I have been consistent throughout my journey, and that is perhaps my greatest strength.” I believe that no one is born a criminal, and with love, we can change lives. Being the eldest child, I was well-aware of the responsibilities awaiting me. I took admission in Kolkata University to study Criminal Psychology. Today, I work towards transforming former North-Eastern militants into better humans. Even the incident wherein I was shot in the left leg …

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Identifying Slow Learners as Leaders: Prachi Narang

Fellowship Opportunity Gift of Positive Energy and Encouragement "Sometimes your best memories are about the lives you've touched."⠀ I believe that you must grab on to each and every opportunity that affords you an outlet to put some good out into the world. For me, this opportunity came in the form of a fellowship.⠀ ⠀ There was a kid in my class whose learning disability was never diagnosed. Regretfully, these students are often declared "stupid" or "slow". However, over my …

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Maurice Van Der Kant : Advocating the Strength and Spirit of Women

About Maurice Van Der Kant "What's in the Name?" For Gwen and I, June 7, 2008 was the most beautiful day. It was the day we were married in s’Herenhelderen, Belgium which is adjacent to Maastricht, Netherlands. As a man who believes in the strength and spirit of women, the concept of gender equality never made much sense to me. Women, in most respects, outshine their male counterparts. In accordance with these feelings, I decided to take Gwen’s last name …

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Dear Women, Don’t Let Low Self-Confidence Keep You From Success

Most women often struggle with self-confidence. They might hesitate to speak up in meetings, fearing that her contributions will be more closely scrutinised than those of her male counterparts, or she might even refrain from applying for promotions because of a lack of faith in her qualifications. This article was originally published on thequint. Read More
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The Entrepreneurial Journey of Monalisha Borthakur: Creating Opportunities in North East

About Monalisha Borthakur "Whatever you want, keep on wanting that harder."⠀ ⠀ Hailing from the Northeast region of India I feel, in spite of abundant natural resources there is a lack of awareness and understanding of the extraordinary benefits of the naturally grown superfoods among the people of this region. I was working in a finance and wealth management company in Gurgaon and I left my stable job and jumped all into my entrepreneurial journey. Given how our society often …

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Transforming Africa, One Business at a Time: Glory Enyinnaya

About Glory Enyinnaya My Management Consulting Career Glory Enyinnaya is an International Business Consultant and a Corporate Change Agent from Nigeria. She created Kleos Africa, Africa’s first online consulting platform which has advised over 300 entrepreneurs. She believes that her company’s practices can strengthen African Institutions and transform the continent. "In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love."- Mother Teresa of Calcutta⠀ ⠀ I was 16 when I read an old …

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Rachita Sharma Shares the Vision of Girl Power Talk With Anwa

About ANWA ANWA: Please Tell Us About Yourself ANWA: Share About Your Business ANWA: What Was the Inspiration for You Start Your Own Business or Take Up the Career You Are In? ANWA: What Have Been Some of Your Achievements in Your Professional Life? ANWA: The Difference You Have Made to Others ANWA: What Do You Want to Be Acknowledged For? ANWA: Anything Else You Wish to Share? Aatm Nirbhar Women’s Association Trust (ANWA) is the non-profit wing of Aatm …

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Micro Art and Macro Dreams: Susrita Samantaray

Introduction- Susrita Samantaray Childhood Effect of the Education System on Inherent Creativity Well-Paid Traditional Jobs V/S Pursuing Hobbies Creative Process as an Artist Significance of Odisha in Her Works More About Susriart Message to Budding Artists Experience with Global Bioeconomy Summit, Berlin Work with National Innovation Foundation Art Forms Other Than Micro Art Message to Global Community of Women “I was born in Cuttack in Odisha. Cuttack City. I am 26 years old. I did my schooling in DAV Public …

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