As the application form submissions for the Working Mother & AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India 2017 comes to a close, here’s a look at some of the Best Practices of the 100 Best from 2016. Read More » “Career Enabling Services in the Best Companies for Women in India”
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By I-Winner Ms. Jaishree Kasturi
A few days back I was mentoring one of my team members and during our discussion on career growth; I asked her what prompted her to choose engineering degree. Her response brought home the reality about how people go about making choices – She said “Ma’am my sister was already studying in the college, so my parents felt it would be easier to manage if we both stayed together.” Read More » “Life’s Choices”
By I-Winner Ms.Bindu Bhat, A Professional Financial Planner.
Let’s begin with some good news – A survey by an MNC Research Company reveals that while urban income has increased by 100% in the last decade, incomes of urban women specifically grew by 111%. Sounds great isn’t it! Read More » “Women! Empower Yourself, Design Your Financial Plan!”
Last week at an Industry forum, I was chairing a session on “Gender Diversity in a VUCA world”. A comment made by one of the panellists set the context in strident terms. “The term VUCA might be new, but what it signifies is as old as earth itself. Volatility, Ambiguity, Complexity and Uncertainty have co-existed with us since the beginning of time itself. Actually, there is never a point in history when it was not VUCA!” he said. Read More » “Who does the Indian Woman Professional battle??”
It has been a year since the largest corporate exercise on gender analytics – the Working Mother & AVTAR Best Companies for Women (BCWI) initiative was launched in India. With its stellar legacy of a 31-year-old existence in the US under the aegis of Working Mother Media (a celebrated gender parity champion in the US), the second Indian edition is fast moving towards the June 30th deadline of application filing. Read More » “BCWI: Why ‘being annual’ matters…”