The definitions of sisterhood in the dictionary is “the feeling of kinship with and closeness to a group of women or all women.” Today the need to form our own sisterhood is a widely discussed topic. With the me-too movement, gender inequality and the desire of more young women to succeed in a still male dominated world how does one go about forming their own sisterhood?

The Women in the Workplace 2018 report by McKinsey* stated that, “..two things are clear: one, women remain underrepresented, …Two, companies need to change the way they hire and promote entry and manager-level employees to make real progress.”Today we see many more women enter the workforce than ever before, but are we really seeing a more sizable representation of women in leadership positions or more women’s entrepreneurship development in India, than before.We have conversations on how women should get the required support to work, negotiate better salaries and manage a better work life balance. However, one important conversation that we...

As per a recent article in The Mint, startup funding in India in the first half of 2019 touched $4.7 bn, compared with $4.3 bn a year ago. From a recent commitment by OYO to invest $300 million in the US market to social commerce firm Meesho raising $120 Million in an investment round led by Naspers, Indian start-ups continue to thrive and grow with a growing interest from global investors.  However as per our 6th Economic Census, women constitute a mere 14% of the total entrepreneurs in India, which includes our agrarian sector. So, what would it take to encourage more women...

India ranks 3rd globally in terms of family owned businesses according to the Credit Suisse Family 1000, 2018 report, still we are yet to see a lot more women leading family businesses. As per the E&Y - Women in Leadership (The Family Advantage) report, at least 30% of family businesses are strongly considering a woman for the top spot. So, what would it take to have more women lead family businesses and also have more women entrepreneurs found their own companies in India?Firstly, it would take the strong belief that if we want to see India among the top economies...

Is she the daughter in law who is always there for her family? Is she the mother who is always there for her children? Is she the daughter who always listens to her parents? Is she the career woman who goes out there and invests in her career like her earlier generation couldn’t? or Is she the spouse who always supports her husband?Growing up in modern India, I was always told that we are going to be the children of the 21st century. That our generation were going to have the opportunities that our parents and grandparents never did. That...

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