March 8th takes the responsibility of honoring women’s rights across the globe and reminding the world of a basic human right: Equality. To create an environment that is entirely gender bias-free would take a lot of years, nevertheless, there has been some progress that shouldn’t go uncelebrated.
This Women’s Day 2020, we bring to you the 5 best women stories that will inspire you, surprise you and remind you of the power of women in business.
#1 Supriya Datta, Senior Vice President, National Stock Exchange
Supriya emphasizes the need to ensure women’s voices are heard in team meets, they are trusted with crucial assignments and a work-home balance to help them manage both.
#2 Financial Lessons for Daughters
While we encourage women empowerment, it shouldn’t just be restricted to women being qualified for jobs. They must be taught to manage their own finances which will allow them to be completely independent. From a young age, the understanding of finance and managing expenses could be imbibed in a daughter.
#3 Solo Travel for Women
As more and more women choose to experience a solo trip across the globe, this article suggests a perfect mix of apps women travellers must have on their phones to have a smooth journey.
#4 Are Collaborative Workspaces Better for Women?
Collaborative workspaces such as WeWork have become popular for their easy office environment and they have done particularly well for women entrepreneurs. This article explores the journey of 3 such women working out of WeWork and thriving in their careers.
#5 AI-Startup that’s making breast cancer screening easier
The uncomfortable air around screening for breast cancer can vapourize with this AI-startup’s solution to breast cancer screening. Using the best of technology, this woman-founded startup provides thermal screening which allows women to be robed when checking for breast cancer.
BONUS: You’ll be happy to know these startups were founded by women and are doing exceedingly well. Go ahead, take a read: 6 Successful Indian Startups Founded By Women