Ain’t no hood like motherhood!

When I first heard about Motherhood Penalty, I was shocked beyond imagination! All my life I have seen moms not only working full time but kicking ass while doing it. My mother, while raising 2 daughters and staying with a joint family would cook meals for the entire family and catch a morning 8AM train for her full-time job, would […]

Why do women always dominate in household worrying?

As India is suffering through the second wave of Covid, most of the professionals are working from home. In many ways, we have become more independent and innovative when it comes to surviving without stepping out or maids and other household help. But even today, women are taking care of most of the household work. They are doing it along […]

5 Tips for Women Returning to Work After a Career Gap

Everyone has a duration in their life where they have to take a career gap due to various personal reasons. Women specifically have to deal with career breaks due to maternity leaves, mostly taken for 6 months or more as taking care of a child and self-health care is not less than a full-time job for at least that period. […]

5 Reasons Women Leadership Is Important in Organizations

The world is and has constantly remained in determined demand of great leadership, be it in national politics or in business. The qualities that are usually considered to be part of a great leader are not gender-dependent. However, due to the social perceptions surrounding women and men in power, a woman taking on a leadership role will usually lack encouragement […]

Here’s why Equal Pay Day matters!

It was Equal Pay Day on 24th March that represents the raising awareness about the gender pay gap. In India, the awareness is still at a low level, because we are dealing with pressing issues like women education and employment. But on an international map, the day was a symbolic gesture of bridging the pay gap between genders.  Every country […]

Should we still be celebrating Women’s Day?

It’s 2021, it’s time for equality, why celebrate Women’s Day on such a big scale whereas we can celebrate equal rights and opportunities. I was asked many questions ahead of Women’s day when we were thinking of Women’s Day campaign ideas. It made me think for a bit as well, are we overdoing it? Is there another way to celebrate […]

Take the right steps towards brand ‘ME, Inc’

Why do some people just light up the room the moment they enter into one? Why do some people become influential or why some people’s presence is so pleasing? The answer is simple- they are true to their brand! Let us explain, in today’s professional world, only being good at work isn’t enough. You should be able to sell your […]

9 lessons to pick up for your career from Goddess Durga!

Navratri is a nine-day festival in which nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. People in different parts of the country celebrate this same festival differently. Though they worship the same deity, performing different rituals. When it’s about celebrating the 9 avatars of women, let’s look at how these goddesses teach us so many things that stand true in today’s […]

From Marketing Lingerie To Marketing Tech!

Written by Vineeta Wagh – Lead – Product Marketing (Mi Brand) at Xiaomi India for Shenzyn 5 Things that helped me embrace a starkly different field in Marketing ‘Women don’t really understand tech’, how often have we heard this? There are zillion stereotypes that surround us and this is one of them. To be honest, I too was intimidated with […]

Belonging – The missing ingredient in your inclusion policy

A few weeks ago a colleague at work beautifully explained ‘Inclusion’. She said that there are two facets to it- one is to promote equity (and not equality) i.e fair treatment and the second is to promote the sense of belonging i.e you feel accepted for who you are. Diversity and Inclusion are listed today as one of the top […]