Once upon a time I started writing about women entrepreneurs.Women who tried .No matter what,they did whatever it took,to make their voice heard.Juggling home,family,love,life and ambitions.
I grew up in a middle class neighbourhood in South Kolkata.Life as a little girl was easy.What wasn’t easy was coming to terms with how life can stop you ,just because you are a woman.Strange people have the guts to ask you even stranger questions.On my quest to find whether women from all walks were facing this ,I started interviewing.Some were old friends,some new and others were yet to be friends.
One thing all women want is happiness.Not different from what everyone else wants right?
Why is it so difficult to find happiness?
A study by Kelly Global Work force Insights services has found a shocking truth.
Something which you and me already know .But is rarely openly discussed.
It’s seen that women in STEM that is science ,technology,engineering and mathematics jobs are leaving their high-profile careers at its peak.
There’s a serious lack of women in middle and higher up corporate positions.
Interestingly 46% of undergraduates in STEM branches are females.Few are visible higher up in the corporate ladder.
41% Women in STEM industries leave job after 10 years of service.
Why does this happen?
- Gender inequality in Pay.
- Discrimination in promotion and benefits during child-bearing years.
- Hostility towards women who want to balance both home and career.
Its been two years since I wrote about the first woman who inspired me.Today on Women’s day its the perfect opportunity to tell you about them.
Today I am sharing the story of brilliant , creative women who are finding ways to break glass ceilings and make it all work.
Amy Lynn Andrews is a blogger and a mompreneur who shows you how its done.When I knew nothing about blogging she helped by sending me a gift.The priceless nature of the gift has shown be the path which I want my blog to travel.Amy’s Knowtbook is a constantly up dated resource for bloggers and online entrepreneurs to learn with her.
Todays #Womens day special is just that.An opportunity to promote all the brave and strong women who are struggling every day but never giving up.
This is also a chance to make a directory of all women entrepreneurs and bloggers to find each other and find work.Lets help lift each other up.
She has a super special offer for you if you consult her today.
- She reviews books and products.Has worked for brands like Prestige and cochlearIndia.
- Mayuri also helps you polish up your content and offers copywriting and editing services.Contact her if you want to amp up and make your website shine.
Find her at sirimiri.in
Mackenzie Glanville #mg doesn’t just preach about being authentic.She is fearlessly real.Writing about anxiety fears and the weights that bind us,she easily slips into the role of your guardian angel with wonderful advice .
Mackenzie Glanville is the creator of Reflectiosnfromme.com a blog that is all about inspiring you to live an authentic, beautiful, and happy life. With 3 children, and an array of pets life is busy, but beautiful. Join Mackenzie for inspirational, lifestyle, decorating, and parenting posts.
Dr.Bushra Nausheen is a Gynaecologist by profession and loves writing about health ,food,life ,parenting and travel.
Find her at http://allaboutthewoman.com/
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Institution builder with 16 years of experience
Marketing & Communications expert.
Soothsayer who can predict a brand’s future and customize solutions.
Inspirational leader with a contagious positive attitude
An analytical problem-solver with excellent research, networking & writing skills
An articulate thinker with a 360-degree view to issues
A social media catalyst and influencer
A contemporary woman who teaches and practices work-life balance
A doctoral student whose research interest lies in women & leadership
Blogger at: diaryofaninsanewriter
Mompreneur’s biz focus :Deepa the kreativemommy
A professional dietician,dancer ,writer, mommy blogger and biz manager rolled into one lovely lady. Never failing to spread positivity and optimism find her on her blog at kreativemommy.com
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Deepa writes on topics related to health, nutrition, parenting, and travel. She has written for brands like Quaker, Horlicks, Savlon, MaxIndia, Godrej ezee, etc. Get in touch with her for any collaborations.
I am Dr.Amrita Basu .ENT surgeon ,teacher in a medical college and mom blogger .I write about health wellness ,parenting travel ,mompreneurship and my blogging journey.I blog at http://healthwealthbridge.com and mycity4kids.com.I have written for womensweb and various brands.
- Health ,wellness and lifestyle consultation online through skype/chat or email.Or you can find me at Lybrate.
- I give consultation about how to market your blog for best monetization opportunities.
- I work with brands to tell their unique stories .I only work with eco-friendly,baby-friendly,socially responsible brands.
Email me at email@example.com if you want to stop running round in circles .
Tina Basu a passionate woman who runs two blogs and her time with equal passion.A succesful graphic designer with 10 years corporate experience took a leap of faith and launched her own creative design studio online.She has clients in FMCG, interiors, real estate and is working with top brands as a and a graphics designer.What else can a woman want.Her main aim is to make consistent income.But she is in a good place now.
Check out her portfolio here.
Special offer : The Rs 5ooo for a logo price slashed to Rs 3500 .
Contact her today.
Romila is very passionate about reading and writing.She finds technology and gadgets very interesting . Relaxing with a cup of hot coffee, reading a great book or watching movies makes her happy .She is a professional content writer .Get in touch with her at http://www.novemberschild.com/
Making jewellery personalized for you .SHe also conducts workshops to make women start their own biz.Use your creativity and time for making a business you are proud of.
A mom blogger with an 18k twitter follower and regularly helps new bloggers find their way in this tricky world.A no frills woman who writes from the heart and never stops putting family first.
When you put your family first and thats settled ,you automatically get more time for other interests.Read all about how she increased her social following so impressively here.
Visit her blog :Blogging journey Ruchi Verma : Indian woman turned Influencer
That’s what I loved about Shalini’s blogs.She has a beautiful blog home at with an extended kitchen .
Army Wife -Food Blogger- Food Critic- Product/Restaurant Reviewer- Ardent Reader- Delinquent Poet- Trained Bharatnatyam Dancer- Dog Lover- Wannabe World Traveler- One day wanting to meet the one and only Gordon Ramsay, I cook my heart out to bring a smile on my soldier’s face!
Anamika Agnihotri is a mother of a 5 year old book enthusiast. She is an optimist, an introvert, a spiritual seeker and an eternal learner. While her son is growing up to be a ‘Big Boy’, she is growing up too, everyday, as a parent and in this event discovering herself as an individual. You can read her everyday life stories on her blog ‘The Bespectacled Mother’.
Preethi Venugopala journey from blog to book is a fairytale.She is a phoenix.She rose from the ashes and made something even more beautiful.Read about her journey to becoming an author on her blog at preethivenugopala.com
Preethi loves working with brands and can create unique sponsored posts tailored to brand requirements.Check out her sponsored posts here
Links to anthologies Preethi is a part of:
I am a 30 something year old wife and a SAHM. I have a love and hate relationship with my treadmill, but it’s getting better everyday. I host weekly prompt #ClickAndBlogAStory every weekend and write for Women’s Web. Sit back to read, honest posts about how I struggle daily to send my kids to school (or get them to bed). And, how I pretend to be the perfect wife.
Shalini is passionate about everything design.
In her own words…
I am in love with photography, travel and baking. My writing journey was initiated with my letter writing hobby as a child and has metamorphosed into serious blogging as an adult. I blog at shalzmojo.in and my blog, in a nutshell, is about Me. I write about my opinions & views on food, photography, travel, mindfulness, baking, books, movies and recently penned a few fictional tales too.
Writer ,blogger,editor,foodie and more visit Priyanka Roy Bannerjee at https://oneandahalfminutes.com/ She writes book reviews ,articles, stories, memoirs about food, especially Bengali cuisine with the #BanglaKhabar
Read about her here Blogging Journey :Priyanka RoyBannerjee featured
Mompreneur’s blogging journey featured: Neha Jain the digimotherNeha is a devoted mother to a little girl.Her blogging journey too is largely influenced by motherhood adventures and her zeal to be financially independent .
She is a digital marketing professional turned mommy blogger. She holds 5 years of experience in the digital marketing industry and is an MBA by qualification. Neha was born and brought up in Delhi and recently, moved to Chandigarh with her hubby and 2-year old toddler. Currently, she is exploring her new role as a mother and is pretty excited about her venture: http://www.
Dipika Singh is a MBA in Marketing with over 11 years of experience in Corporate Banking & Post – Graduate Lecturership. Blogging is her passion.She loves giving voice to her opinions. Parenting & Fashion blogs are her focal points of interest. Mother to a 4 yr old girl, Dipika believes in taking up the challenges to accomplish them with excellence.
She blogs at https://gleefulblogger.wordpress.com/
Brand/Business I would like to be associated with fashion blogging or parenting sites like www.MyCity4Kids.com
Geetika is an enthusiastic Economics and Management Teacher and is passionate about blogging and writing. Her work has been published in a poetry and short story anthology on paper by Gargi Publishers and poems on a couple of anthologies on the web. Contributor to Women’s Web, Writer’s Ezine, Visual Verse, Story Mirror, etc., she loves to travel and lets her mind wander places and explore the unexplored! Reading, writing, meeting new people and travelling is few things that interest her. Free spirited and compassionate, she believes in living her dream every moment! When not teaching, you can find her brooding thoughts at http://www.geetikagupta.com
Blog Link: http://www.geetikagupta.com/
I am a Chartered Accountant working with an investment bank. A mother to a 2 year old bubbly toddler who keeps me on my toes literally. A bibliophile and avid blogger, I write about parenting, women at work, relationships, short stories and micro fiction of late. I am passionate about my career and aspire to reach heights. I also hope to innovate and nurture my blog and keep this passion of writing alive and growing http://aksramblings.blogspot.in/
Isheeria’s Healing Circles is about helping people design and live happy & fulfilling lives with the help of Reiki Healing, Numerology, Astrology, Feng Shui and Tarot Readings, among other Esoteric Arts and Healing methods.Ishieta is the brain & energy behind this & has been practicing for over a decade.
She is a published Author of a book on Numerology called: Numerology – The Power of Numbers. And is working on her second book. Ishieta shares her love for words, healing and helping at: http://isheeriashealingcircles.com/ .The book is available on Amazon.in
Manisha of zarahatkeblog.wordpress.com She is a Pharma professional and blogger. Creative writing makes her happy.
Ila Varma, born & brought up in Patna. She is avid reader and passionate writer and loves to weave the emotions of love,life,romance and the experiences in the form of prose & poetry encompassing the web of relationships.
Neha Tambe blogs short stories. Her stories draw inspirations from real life and situations and are low on mushy, make believe stuff. Neha thinks the real beauty of life lies in the stories that surround us.She is a freelancer for Social Media Marketing and Content Writing.Check out her portfolio here.
Richa Choudhury blogs about her life and challenges as a mom and parenting.Find her at http://www.allthatsmom.co.in/
She is a java developer ,fashion lover ,excellent cook a loving mom and a blogger.
Jasmeet Kaur Deep
A commerce graduate, a diploma in interior designing and post graduation in education only defines her education. Jasmeet was passionate about teaching and chose it as her career. Now her only student is her two year old son. She loves to share her experiences as on her blog. Her writing gives her a voice and an opportunity to connect with like minded mums.
Writer, Communication Consultant, Fitness enthusiast, avid Cyclist, Nature lover, Home diva, Dog mom + mom to 8 and 18 year old angel brats and a Spiritual Buddhist with streaks of crazy.
She blogs at natashamusing.com
Want to learn how to start a home biz using your education read Mompreneur Biz focus:Nilanjana and Cue Math.A computer engineer by profession when asked to choose between career and baby makes an unique choice.
Geethica’s writings are reflections of her views towards life.She believes that whatever happens only happens with a reason. And the best happens when it is not seen .Contact her at her blog http://thoughtsbygeethica.com/
Vasantha Vivek loves to call herself as a happy woman, daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, friend, mentor, seeker, lover. She’s from Kovilpatti, a small town of Southern Tamilnadu of India She’s a teacher by profession. She worked as a professor at an Engineering College for nearly 15 years. She has learnt a lot as a teacher. She hopes that she had inspired some hearts during that period. Teaching is her passion. Reading is her love. Cooking is her heart. She enjoys reading and writing very much. She starts & ends her days with reading.
She’s guest authoring in various sites like Indian Moms Connect, Monsoon Breeze, Parentous, Women’s Web, mycity4kids & World of Moms.
Featured At:The Times Of Amma, Stories of Motherhood!, Smart Indian Women
To read more stories of Vasantha Vivek,visit her blog: http://mysweetnothings.in
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