The Balancing Act: Being A Woman And Managing It All
Anyone, who is building something of significance, needs help managing work-life harmony. But when it comes to women, this balance is skewed.
From Slums to Boardrooms: A journey of grit
Life always throws challenges but how you face them, determines your journey. This is exemplified in the story of a young Dalit child bride, who left her abusive marriage to eventually run a business empire. Kalpana Saroj’s story is one of grit and determination. She now helms six companies with a combined turnover of over Rs. 2000 crore. Early Marriage One of five siblings, Kalpana was born to a lower middle-class family, in Maharashtra’s Akola district. In seventh grade, the marriage forced her to leave school and move to a slum in Thane’s Ulhasnagar. Her father wanted her to study […]
How one woman overcame multiple challenges to succeed
In her journey to becoming a fearless entrepreneur, Patricia Narayan weathered it all: a failed marriage, early motherhood, tough life, tragic loss of loved ones and other upheavals. She exemplifies a woman undeterred by struggles whose passion helped her rise from the ashes. She began her business with 50 paise a day and now earns lakhs daily. Today, Patricia Narayan lives in a beautifully furnished duplex in Velachery and is the director of the Sandeepha chain of restaurants, in Chennai. Early troubles Patricia was the eldest of a five-member, a Christian family from Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. Despite a conservative upbringing, […]