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Hello I-Winners,

Hello! Hope everyone is brimming with energy post the Vacations (some still on it, maybe). It is really exciting to bring you this summer issue packed with insights, views and reports that relate to one issue that we have been talking about - Women's Career. A great news awaits all of you - Our Founder- President, Dr. Saundarya Rajesh has been selected for the final round of the “Women Transforming India” campaign by the UN India and NITI aayog. We would be delighted to see her win the same. Your vote for her could make the difference (For details on how to vote, see the “Vote for Dr. Saundarya Rajesh” section).

We are also happy to announce the release of the latest VIEWPORT – 2016 edition that brings together path breaking ideas from thought leaders across the industry on what are the enablers for increasing women's workforce participation that can be done by - the Government, the organisations, the educational institutions, the society and the media. Some tips on making a successful second career using the 5A model and on dealing with stress and insecurities of the working woman. Also, a word from one of our own I-WINNERs on how to take care of your finances while on a sabbatical. Happy Reading!

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  Launching VIEWPORT 2016 - Roadmap to Gender Balance

  Dr. Saundarya Rajesh
Founder - President, AVTAR Group

Dr. Saundarya Rajesh Sometime in early January this year, my team was engaged in a high voltage, high decibel discussion on gender diversity benchmarking.



By Ms. Anju Sabharwal,
Principal Consultant, AVTAR Group

Ms. Anju Back in my corporate life, I remember when I was doing exit interview for a high performing woman Roopa (name changed).


  Seven steps to a financially secure Sabbatical

By I-Winner, Ms. Aarti,

Ms. Aarti I took a sabbatical from work when I had my second kid. It was a tough decision both from a personal and financial front since I had a career for close to a decade.


  Being Ruth, in a Ruthless Workplace
By Ms. Kirthika Balasubramanian, Audit Professional

Ms. Kirthika The world and the workplace is one big jungle and Darwin was right when he propounded the survival of the fittest!





Vote for Dr. Saundarya Rajesh
    We are delighted to announce that Dr. Saundarya Rajesh is one of the 25 selected for UN's "Women Transform India" - Final Round. Please vote for her to win. You can cast your vote by SMS - Please type MYGOVPOLL(SPACE)87754,22 and send it to 7738299899. OR, you could go to the Govt of India Website and follow the steps given below :
    Step 1: Click on this link
    Step 2: Scroll down to the end of the page and click on the Vote button.
    Step 3: It opens to a login/register page. You can register directly or through your facebook/ google+/LinkedIn (click on the relevant icon).
    Step 4: Once you click it asks for your mobile number. Enter your mobile no. An OTP will be sent to your phone. Enter the OTP.
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    Dear friends, in our journey of being connected, we know that you appreciate the work that we do at AVTAR. Here is an opportunity for you to reward us! Please vote for story No: 22 and support the importance that Women's Careers deserves. Please share with your friends and family. A BIG thanks!



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