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Divya Gopinath

Expert Divya Gopinath has a Wealth of Identities

Divya Gopinath grew up in a household that might seem familiar to many first-generation South Asians – one where math and science were highly valued. Her father, an engineer, and mother, a…

Indushree Raveendran on Performing with Puppets

Indushree Raveendran is more than just India’s first woman ventriloquist. She’s also a magician and an amateur musician. She started dabbling in these art forms at a very young age. Enveloped by…

Shivaarti Bajaj

Shivaarti Bajaj Takes On Tik Tok with BoxEngage

BoxEngage is India’s answer to Tik Tok, a video-sharing platform, filling the void created when the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps. The virtual platform, co-founded by Shivaarti Bajaj, since rebranding (it…

Dr. Brinda Desiraju

Dr. Brinda Desiraju: No Time for Goodbyes

A few months after the death of one of her patients, New York-based Dr. Brinda Desiraju received a call. She heard sobs followed by questions. The caller was the mother of the…

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Dr. Amritpal Sandhu on a Lesson in Humility

Calling family members for a video call with their relative who was seriously ill with the coronavirus was the most heartbreaking part of being a doctor for Dr. Amritpal Sandhu. Sandhu, a…

Sharon Ponniah

Sharon Ponniah: Mender of a Country’s Health

Sharon Ponniah knows what it takes to embrace life as a global citizen, while remaining true to her values. Last year, Ponniah, the director of PwC’s Health and Wellbeing Practice, found her…

Chef Vanshika Bhatia

Chef Vanshika Bhatia on Reviving a Culinary Heritage

About eight years ago, when Chef Vanshika Bhatia’s parents asked her which business school she wanted to go to, they were in for a surprise. Neither did their child want to pursue…

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Vatsala Sharma and Aneesha Jyoti on the Language Curry App

According to BBC News, India is the world’s second-largest English-speaking country, with roughly 10% of its population and more than 125 million Indians speaking the language. It’s the official language of corporate…

JAWA BIKES

Mysore’s Jawa Connection

Ambika Sharma, Founder & MD, Pulp Strategy grew up with the Jawa, an iconic brand with a cult icon status. The great outdoors are calling, especially at a time social distancing is…