Society

Make Your Dreams Happen !

"I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. – Estee Lauder." Love this quote? Charlie’s favourite place was always within his comfort zone. Comfort zone is deadly, especially for people like Charlie, who dreams day and night but are not ready to push themselves out of their comfort zone.

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World's Youngest Woman Commander

Meet Anny Divya, from Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), the 30-year-old Indian woman pilot who has become the world's youngest woman to command a Boeing 777 aircraft. Breaking all stereotypes and societal norms, Anny made history with Air India, the carrier which created a record after it flew across the globe, led by an all-female crew on the occasion of last year's International Women’s Day.

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On Diversity in Tech

"So, there's only 3 chocolate chips in this whole cookie. Am I right?" After explaining the snarky metaphor to a member of the Legal team I had just joined, an Asian female I might add, she and I burst into laughter. And then we turned in our seats, looked around the huge open plan office together, and counted exactly 3 African American employees in the 350+ Square had at the time (2013). "Oh my God, you're right! Wow."Ironically, they were serving freshly baked chocolate chip cookies for lunch that day. They were delicious. Especially the chocolate chips.

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Lessons for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Shark Tank

I’m not a big fan of reality TV, but there’s one show that I watch without fail since it started airing in India – Shark Tank. For the uninitiated, Shark Tank provides aspiring entrepreneurs a platform to seek capital in exchange for equity to a panel of ‘Sharks,’ which includes billionaire investors Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful”).

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