Data scientists, civil servants, entrepreneurs, mental health activists, and many others. These women leaders, from a wide spectrum of occupations, have emerged successful in charting a path to their place and have a say in the world. Tune in to their inspiring stories of courage and determination as they chat with ElsaMarie D’Silva, Founder & CEO of Red Dot Foundation and creator of the Safe City App.
Pilot - ElsaMarie D'Silva [ 02:24 ]
Introduction to the podcast.
Rema Rajeshwari, IPS Officer, State of Telangana - ElsaMarie D'Silva [ 32:14 ]
Rema Rajeshwari, IPS Officer, State of Telangana
Rema Rajeshwari, a dynamic and passionate IPS officer, is known for her groundbreaking initiatives in education, gender sensitisation, child marriage and trafficking, sexual harassment, fake news, and more. The first female Indian Police Service Officer from Munnar, she uses storytelling as an effective tool to connect with the community. Tune in to her stories on tackling fake news to maintaining communal harmony, managing during a pandemic lockdown, and what keeps her going as a woman in a largely man's world.
Ritu David, Founder, The Data Duck - ElsaMarie D'Silva [ 34:08 ]
Ritu David, Founder, The Data Duck
is a Kenya born Data Scientist who predicted data-driven trends long before it became vogue. A firm believer in the power and influence of Data Science, she has led change in rural areas of Kenya and India, and also helped troops in Afghanistan make data-based decisions in the field, as a member of Australia's Defence Intelligence Organisation. Just a couple of fascinating stories about Ritu’s journey. Tune in for more!
Anna Chandy, Mental Health Therapist / Coach / Trainer - ElsaMarie D'Silva [ 23:26 ]
Anna Chandy, Mental Health Therapist / Coach / Trainer
Anna Chandy is the woman responsible for helping Deepika Padukone successfully overcome clinical depression, and also went on to lead Deepika’s foundation, Live Love Laugh as Chairperson. Anna has over 25 years’ experience in the mental health domain as a therapist, coach, speaker and trainer. While her work has won many laurels, her own life is an account of overcoming trauma to emerge as a strong, courageous person. In this episode, she shares her story, her influences, and why de-stigmatizing mental health remains critical.
Archana Goenka, Educator - ElsaMarie D'Silva [ 27:52 ]
Archana Goenka, Educator
a veteran in the education industry is widely acclaimed for upholding the stellar reputation of the CP Goenka Group of Schools for over 24 years. Her in-depth understanding of the Indian education system and innovative vision ensured she successfully leads and manages a group of 7 high schools and 9 pre-schools throughout her career. On this episode, Archana speaks about her inspirations and struggles whilst throwing light on how the education sector is transforming in India.