3 Strategies that can help Women thrive in Tech

While I am an early-career woman, I have attended a few tech talks, conferences, and some other technical events. These events have been mostly targeted around the dominating topics in numerous disciplines, lightning talks by innovators or sometimes presentations and demos showing results of their new research work.  On many occasions I have been dismayed …

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Things to learn from Men

Women love to criticize the opposite sex and seem to always be on a crusade to equal them. However there are always some good characteristics of men that perhaps, women could learn from.  As we take the battle of the sexes forward, here are a couple of things that I admire about the men and …

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Tryst with Ikebana

Ikebana is a traditional, disciplined art of flower arrangement that has originated from Japan. It has been dated back to the 7th century when the floral offerings were made at altars and has grown over centuries. "Ikebana" is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける?, "keep alive, arrange flowers, living") and hana (花?, "flower").  In contrast to Western flower arrangement which is …

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My Top 4 Books of 2016

In the words of Baron de Montesquiei "A fondness for reading changes the inevitable dull hours of our life into exquisite hours of delight". One of my New Year Resolutions for 2016 was to read as many books as I can, as a step towards expanding my knowledge as well as self-betterment. So I was …

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Dear, 16 Year Old Me

Dear Shubhi, Hello there! It's me! You ! Us! I am writing to you from the future. I am now 25 years old and it feels great here. You want to know how I am doing ? Well I have a great job, and am happily married too, just like you wanted! Oh, I have …

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To my Dost

Oh, My Oldest Friend! None other than my dear Bhaiya – My Big Brother Oh bro, you have been the oldest and ‘Bestest Dost’ ever that I have known since childhood! The age-gap definitely has helped us bond more as friends rather than sibling. So this day urges me to think more about you, wish …

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