A Tribute to my Papa and my Dad

A lot of people influence our lives. Our parents are some of our biggest influencers. So, on Father’s day today, I want to talk about two people who have greatly molded and influenced my life. I have seen that we usually remember all the good things about people after they are gone. I want to tell…

Notes from Women Transforming Technology (WT2) 2018

Attending conferences, workshops gives you a pause in the middle of your work, helps you develop soft skills, make connections and listen to a variety of ideas that you would not have thought of – and get inspired ! Women Transforming Technology was founded by VMware and it is in it’s 3rd year.  It strives to…

My birth and when everyone thought I had died…

In my Dad’s words, “Your mother started making “halla” (commotion) at 9 in the morning. Since it was too early to arrange the car, I had to take your mom in a rickshaw to the hospital. And then you were was born at 9:45 am. (well that explains the halla :)). Your grandma was at…

Notes from – The Power of Personal Brand by Mona Sabet

Few months ago, I had attended the WCW Development Workshop conducted by Mona Sabet to talk about “The Power of Personal Brand”. It was a good workshop and gave the participants something to think about. Here are some of my key takeaways: According to New York University, Graduate School of Business, people make 11 decisions…

What I think about Women Empowerment …

I am currently reading Louise Hay’s book called ‘Empowering Women’. In the first chapter, she wrote that this is what she had found in economics textbook used during 1950s. These are the things Women must do:- Make sure that the house is clean and tidy before the man comes home. Make sure the food is…

Notes from Watermark Enterpreneur Conference (Oct 17, 2015)

I got a ticket from my company, VMware to attend the full day “Watermark Enterpreneur Conference“. Just before the day, I was not sure if I really wanted to attend it. (Thoughts running in my head were – Who am I kidding, I am not an entrepreneur, Will I really gain anything ? ; I…

The Meaning of Suffering

When we talk about meaning of life, many people start questioning the rationale behind suffering. Why would someone want to go through this kind of life where there is injustice, cruelty, crime, sickness ? I have come to understand that we may not be able to comprehend the reason for our suffering as of now. But…