A single mother who worked as a sweeper to feed her two toddlers, Asha Kandara defied the odds to crack RAS and become a deputy collector at Jodhpur Nagar Nigam
Stella, Uma, Silvarani, Rajkumari, Geetha and Saroja from Poompuhar village in Tamil Nadu took a step for rural women empowerment through ‘Dolphin’
Quitting her job in Bengaluru, Pratibha Krishnaiah from Bengaluru moved to Uttarakhand and transformed the face of a remote mountain village through her NGO, Himalayan Blooms
Till Dr Mangala Narlikar from Pune became a mother of three, she was known as the wife of celebrated scientist Jayant Narlikar. Very few knew she was a Math wizard waiting to explode. #WomenInSTEM
Taking inspiration from Maharshi Karve, Jameendar Babasaheb Keshav Narayanrao Deshmukh set up the Sanskriti Samvardhan Mandal (SSM), to start the first-ever residential school in Sagroli, Maharashtra committed to empowering girls through education
A school teacher with Sharada Mandir School, Sabina Martins has fought for 35 years through her women’s collective to bring about significant changes for women’s safety in Goa – such as an all-women police station at Panjim.
Punam Rai from Varanasi is the true face of courage. Despite being left paralysed for 15 years, she is empowering thousands of girls today with her organisation Bindeshwar Rai Foundation, wherein she teaches girls taekwondo and painting.