Economic Centeredness of Indian Women Professionals

Indian women and money have always shared a salient bond; their ability to manage the household budgets amidst soaring commodity prices, their determination to save every penny possible, to name a few.
Post liberalization and opening up of the economy in 1992, an increased number of women professionals have entered the corporate world witnessing a jump in the workforce participation rate of women from 17% in 1992 to 24% in 2012.

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In Conversation with a Working Mother

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms.Anuradha V

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams. 

Like every other ambitious girl, when I was out of college I thought I would conquer the world.  Thought I can do everything.  There was no IF or BUT or CAN I DO.  Everything was possible.  Was to be a very successful corporate executive with an intention to make a difference to the organization I work for and also to the people who worked with me. I now have an Art store where I sell stuff that I handmade.  I also have a unit to recycle stuff and make new items.

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In Conversation with a Working Mother

 

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms.Anitha Pradeep

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams. 

Am a B.Tech graduate having 9 yrs of work experience as senior executive-merchandising/supply chain management, am very much passionate towards career and want to achieve more to reach higher positions. My dream is to be a good personality both in office and personal life and to be respected by everyone.

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In Conversation with a Working Mother

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Ashika Agarwal

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams ?

My name is Ashika Agarwal, married to a loving husband and have a daughter who is 4 year old now. I am a B.Tech in Biotechnology & Masters in English and have worked in the Sales & Marketing departments of companies like Nestle India, Luxottica India, Guardian Lifecare & Posh Baby and Kids India, I am currently working at William Penn and have a total work experience of 8.6 years. I am passionate about keeping fit, healthy eating, adopting ecofriendly ways in daily life and Zumba as I am a licensed Zumba Trainer. I dream and aspire to be at a higher level position in the Corporates where I have been working. Also I want to raise my daughter to be a responsible person.

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In Conversation with a Working Mother

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Ananthalakshmi Ramesh

1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams.

I am an introvert, who wants to lead a simple and straightforward life, helping people around me as much as possible.  I have wanted to be a writer as far back as I can remember, but took a full fledged plunge only recently.

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Working mothers’ parenting dilemma

Article by Ms. Chaitali Shroff, Parent Coach, Social Emotional Learning Educator.

Parenting has never been so tough. In past, our social and economic structure was in such a way that parenting was a very natural process. No one discussed about how to raise kids, how to feed kids, how to engage your kids so on and so forth. However in our fastest changing socioeconomic scenario, parenting has become a challenging task. While women have been making their head way in different fields, parenting can become daunting at times for them. Here are the few tips which working mothers can consider making parenting a fulfilling experience and wonderful journey.

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Mother’s Day Series – In Conversation with a Working Mother (Part 7)

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Aparna Sanjay

1.Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams.

I grew up in many parts of India, a veteran of 12 schools! I am a management grad from IIM Bangalore and an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Early on in my corporate career, I decided to switch to something more fulfilling and moved to the social sector. I have run the CSR operations for a large Indian tech company, worked in a social enterprise empowering artisans from all over the country, and my last stint was as Executive Director in a philanthropic organization based out of Bangalore. I serve on a non-profit Board. Contributing to making people’s lives better is my passion. I love to read, write, and travel. I am particularly interested in reading history and historical fiction, am an avid blogger, foodie and culture vulture. and consider myself a global citizen of Indian origin.

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Mother’s Day Series – In Conversation with a Working Mother (Part 6)

Article by : Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Sheeba Rajam.

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams.

I am a mom, I am a classical dancer and I am a lover of peace and happiness! I am the happiest when I am interacting with people. I currently head operations and talent acquisition at TEG Analytics.

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Mother’s Day Series – In Conversation with a Working Mother (Part 5)

Article by Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Premsai Samonotoray.

  1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams.

I am Premsai Samonotoray. I belong to Sambalpur, a small town located in western Odisha. After completing my Bachelors in Science, I decided to pursue MBA. So I decided to move to Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, and started taking coaching for MBA. During this preparation year, I lost my elder brother in an accident. Due to this heavy loss in my family, I could not continue to pursue my MBA, despite of cracking couple of entrance examination from reputed MBA Colleges. My parents decided to stay with me in Bhubaneswar for a change from this mishap.

My passion always was to work in people management and training. At the same time, I also had a great affinity towards learning and practicing yoga then.

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Mother’s Day Series – In Conversation with a Working Mother (Part 4)

 

Article by: Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Ms. Sudha Ravinchandran.

1.Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams. 

I am Sudha, 45 years young and am Independent; courageous; sensitive to the feelings of others;

interested in legality and logic; scientifically inclined; enterprising; ambitious; adventurous; a good planner; keenly observant; little stubborn; not receptive to criticism; frank and open; strong willed; practical

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