herstory - year in review 2013

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HerStory is India's first media platform that scripts the narratives of women shaping a new economy. HerStory aims to celebrate, rejoice, inspire and drive every woman to be the most awesome version of what she can be. In this deck, we bring to you a quick recap of the year 2013. HerStory is a YourStory Media initiative. Contact us on [email protected]


  • 2013 Review HerStory in Quotes Stories of women shaping a new economy - A YourStory.com initiative
  • In my first job, I was the only woman on the factory floor. Uma Rani, SVP, SAP
  • I always have my close mentors who act as my personal board of directors. Sukla Chandra, GM, GE Global Research Bangalore
  • Every time I am confronted with a problem I tell myself I have to think of it as an opportunity. Ambiga Dhiraj, MuSigma
  • In the long run, short-term breaks and sabbaticals dont matter at all. Aruna Jayanthi, CEO, Capgemini
  • Be self-critical, be aware of your strengths and weaknesses, play to your strengths. Lula Mohanty, VP, IBM India
  • Be aggressive about your career goals. Prasanna Anireddy, Director Engineering, Progress Software
  • You can get to the top by being who you are. Finance Veteran Gita Nayyar
  • Dont forget your roots. Sheenam Ohrie, VP, SAP
  • Women need to help other women. Sangita Singh, SVP, Wipro
  • Do not follow the herd. Sejal Shah Gulati, President, TAS
  • Looking back, you will regret the opportunities you did not take. Liz Centoni, VP, Cisco
  • I love a good challenge. Zarina Screwvala, co-founder, UTV
  • I believe in the potential of India and my own potential. Neha Kirpal, Founder, India Art Fair
  • Women, stop feeling guilty, set a course and go after it. Nandita Das, Actress
  • Women cant do finance is a myth. Srikripa Srinivasan, CFO, EMC India
  • I have this naive belief that everything is possible. Ann Rosenberg, Head of SAP Global University Alliances
  • Stop feeling guilty about dreaming big. Debjani Ghosh, MD, South Asia, Intel
  • You are the choices you make, be confident of your choices and move ahead. Mitika Kulshreshtha, Head of Marketing, VeriSign India
  • One thing that clearly got me where I am is discipline. Ritu Madbhavi, DraftFCB Ulka Advertising
  • Change is what keeps me going. Anu Vaidyanathan, Indian Triathlete
  • If you are ambitious, you will feel alone. Accept that. Yeshasvini Ramaswamy, MD, E2E People Practices
  • Women need to stop playing by the rules made by men. Anu Parthasarathy, Headhunter
  • I am 66 and still jump out of my bed every morning thinking of my work. Laila Tyabji, Dastkar
  • Be the best version of yourself, everyday. Chandra Gopalan, India Director, Contours
  • You can achieve success by being who you are. Babita Jaishankar, Makeover Consultant
  • Dont try to do everything yourself, seek help. Aarti Mohan, Sattva Media
  • Learn to be independent. Garima Satija, PoshVine
  • You are the person who holds your destiny in your hands. Anita Nair, Author
  • Arts are incredibly important to our lives. Arts make us human. Sameera Iyengar, Junoon
  • I believe there is no alternative to hard work. Not just in sports but in all facets of life. Saina Nehwal, Indias Ace Badminton Player
  • Women should play competitive sports. Winning is a habit. Kiran Bedi, Indias First Woman IPS Officer
  • We shall bring to you stories of many more pioneers in 2014! Stay tuned! Contact - [email protected] her.yourstory.com