Xtraordinary: A Blind IFS Officer : #AtoZChallenge

Xtraordinary: A Blind IFS Officer : #AtoZChallenge

Beno Zephine, born 100% visually impaired, was highly ambitious. After her post-graduation in English, she wanted to work for the External Affairs ministry of India. She diligently prepared for Civil Services Exam, supported by multiple coaching classes as well as

Woman, Phenomenally, Phenomenal Woman:Maya Angelou:#AtoZChallenge

Woman, Phenomenally, Phenomenal Woman:Maya Angelou:#AtoZChallenge

Maya Angelou is a famous writer and poet. The story of her beginnings is heart rendering. She was raped when she was 8. When her rapist escaped jail time, he was murdered, presumably by her uncles. In her child’s mind,

Queen of Tennis, Serena Williams, won a grand slam while pregnant: #AtoZChallenge

Queen of Tennis, Serena Williams, won a grand slam while pregnant: #AtoZChallenge

Yesterday, Serena Williams announced that she was 20 weeks pregnant and the news has been doing the rounds ever since. Why? Because she won the Australian Open in January when she was around 8 weeks pregnant. Wow! Congratulations! As expected,

Poorna’s Journey to Everest: #AtoZChallenge

Poorna’s Journey to Everest: #AtoZChallenge

Have to ever set yourself audacious goals? Have you moved forward in the face of dire circumstances to prove something? You can learn this and more from Malavath Poorna, the youngest girl to scale Mt.Everest. She is a tribal girl

Inspirational Indian Woman: Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi #AtoZChallenge

Inspirational Indian Woman: Acid Attack Survivor Laxmi #AtoZChallenge

“It burns burns burns Disfigures and takes your identity away You may survive it and be called a survivor But will you ever be able to live again? With the injustice of it all, All you wanted was a choice.”

An Education for all: #AtoZChallenge

An Education for all: #AtoZChallenge

Crisp cotton saree, small golden studs, glasses 28-years old, a mom of 2 I sat in a small room Waiting for my first student We straightened up as my toddler cried, “Someone’s here, someone’s here” Then a stray dog walked

Doula: A Hand To Hold On Your Most Important Day #AtoZChallenge

Doula: A Hand To Hold On Your Most Important Day #AtoZChallenge

“In India, people think that doctors are Gods. They bring their whole family to the hospital to give birth to their child. There is a lot of pressure(pun intended) on the mother and very little information, which results in unnecessary

Breastfeeding Support Group: BSIM: #AtoZChallenge 2017

Breastfeeding Support Group: BSIM: #AtoZChallenge 2017

“I can’t take it anymore“ It was the middle of the night and I was in tears. My nipples were cracked and oh so painful. My baby who had been a professional breastfeeder from almost the instant he was born,

Artist Initiates Conversations On Mental Health

Artist Initiates Conversations On Mental Health

I am so excited and proud to start off this AtoZChallenge with the work of none other than that of my amazing cousin, Sonaksha. I still remember the day she was born, and her big round eyes! Now, she has

Exam Rituals, Stolen Pants and More:Secrets Revealed

Exam Rituals, Stolen Pants and More:Secrets Revealed

It feels like a different lifetime that I wrote my last exams. Hmmm, am I that old? Just like everyone else I could always never wait for exams to be over. However, thinking back to those times I can only

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