Moonlighting: The true academic way

Recently a lot of angst expressed with regard to moonlighting by the corporate giants and the IT sector. Taking a cue from the top academic institutions, that have rules re working for others, corporates could reframe their rules to move with the times.

Insights on Women Entrepreneurs: A Conversation

I hope some of you have read the book, 'Women Entrepreneurship in the Indian Middle Class'! For those who may not have the patience to read, but willing to listen to insights from the book, here is a voice recording of a conversation with Samyuktha and Radhika from 'In the Field'. This was done as an initiative of LEAD of KREA University.

The Far Field

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay is an intensely told story of various hues of love and bonding against the backdrop of turmoil in Kashmir. I wonder why she called it, The Far Field. The more appropriate title seemed to me The Far Away Mountain! It is a story of betrayals, told splendidly within the chaotic land of Kashmir, swinging between chaos and normalcy.. It is an empathetically woven story of various hues and colours of love.

Experiencing Music and Moving On

If you ask me what sort of music I like? I really don’t know. I just seem to follow the tastes of the people closest to me at that point in time. In my school-going days I listened to the radio, mainly Vividh Bharati Service of All India Radio, as my father listed to the news and old Hindi film songs. I reflect on my experience with listening to music and moving on with the changing ways!

The Amazons: Women in Greek Myths-4

In Greek mythology the Amazons, the fifth Greek women story in Natalie Haynes book ‘Pandora’s Jar: Women in Greek Myths’, were known as a tribe of women warriors known for their skills in riding, for their pride and courage. Natalie Haynes argues that the amazing Amazons are also maligned and reduced in significance in many Greek mythological writings. She argues for a better and fuller description of Amazon heroes using lesser known and used texts of various Greek and Roman ancient historians

Women’s Day 2022: Gender equality for a sustainable tomorrow

The bulge in the population pyramid in the age groups 15 to 35 years is the ‘demographic dividend’. While most countries are aging and have very low birth rates, India’s population will continue to grow for a decade more. However, the advantage of having a young population will not be an advantage if the education system fails us.