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Megha Rajagopalan: Pulitzer Winner and Woman of the Moment

As the newly minted winner of the Pulitzer Prize for “Investigative Reporting,” here’s the lowdown on the work of Megha Rajagopalan and why she’s the most inspirational woman of the moment.

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Kanika Chadda-Gupta: Total Mom Sense

CNN anchor-turned-mompreneur tackles parenting concerns in her podcast Kanika Chadda-Gupta has worn many hats in her lifetime. This mom of three (including twins), hosts “That’s Total Mom Sense,” a podcast about parenting…

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Krishna Soma Keeps Her Passion for Dance Alive

For Krishna Soma, dance has always been a deep passion in her life. Yet, with many paths to go down, Soma ended up graduating from college with a degree in biology and…

Plant Power! Ambika Hiranandani on More Plant-based Options

Lawyer, animal-welfare activist and Instagram micro-influencer has always known what she wanted to be when she “grew up.” Not merely in terms of her professional ambitions, but also in terms of what…

Ashoka Fellow, Garvita Gulhati: Banking on Water

There is a water crisis everywhere – and someone ought to do something about it. Perhaps someone like Garvita Gulhati. According to the United Nations, “Water use has been growing globally at…

Elephants Loom Large Over Dr. Shermin de Silva’s Research

Conservationists need to protect animals’ natural habitats along with surrounding human communities, according to Dr. Shermin de Silva, an environmental scientist working to help save various endangered species in Asia. Based in…

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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…