Save Hyderabad! Reduce and Separate!

Save Hyderabad! Reduce and Separate!

by Laksmi Davaloor, April 2, 2018

I love going to my cousin’s house. She lives in a part of Hyderabad that is not just lovely, but clean, quiet and green. One hot Sunday afternoon, I find myself at a family gathering in her home. While making a pitcher of lemonade, I look around for the trash … Continue reading

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Save Hyderabad! Heal the air!

Save Hyderabad! Heal the air!

by Laksmi Davaloor, January 18, 2018

Its 6 am on a Sunday Morning, January 2018. I set out for my 5 K walk with a group of hikers in Hyderabad’s Financial district (15 KMs from the picturesque Hyderabad Golf Club)! The weather is a pleasant 60 degree Fahrenheit (16C). A heavy fog fills the air while … Continue reading

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A Sunday to Remember – The TEDxHyderabadWomen Event

A Sunday to Remember – The TEDxHyderabadWomen Event

by Ashwina Garg, November 15, 2017

It been a few days since I attended the TedxHyderabadWomen event at the Wells Fargo Centre at Gachibowli, but my memories of the event still generate a warm glow inside. It was the first time that I attended an event that highlighted women and I was pleasantly surprised to discover … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Misuse in The Poultry Industry

Antibiotic Misuse in The Poultry Industry

by Ashwina Garg, November 15, 2017

Resistance to antibiotics is on the rise partly due to inappropriate use by humans and partly due to the widespread use of these drugs in the livestock and poultry industry. Like humans, birds and animals are easily susceptible to infections.  Poultry farms are very prone to bacterial epidemics as the … Continue reading

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Introduction to Design Thinking

Introduction to Design Thinking

by Kavya Krishna, November 4, 2017

  Even though the term ‘design thinking’ seems new, this concept has been there since ages. Throughout the history, designers have used this human-centric approach to find feasible solutions. Some historical structures, bridges, subway systems, automobiles are all the products of design thinking. Peter Rowe’s 1987 book Design Thinking was … Continue reading

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Are you Lonesome Tonight?

Are you Lonesome Tonight?

by Ashwina Garg, October 26, 2017

It’s official. We’re getting lonelier and it’s baffling to all. Social media and instant messaging ensures that we are always in touch with the world, so why has the number of people experiencing loneliness increased? The essence of loneliness UCSF professor Carla Perissinotto has a succinct definition for it. She … Continue reading

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Menstrual Hygiene – A Handy Reference for young girls

Menstrual Hygiene – A Handy Reference for young girls

by Abha Kothari, October 16, 2017

Most females attain “Menarche” or the First Menstrual cycle by the age of 11 – 14 Years. During this time their bodies are going through rapid physical changes, thanks to puberty. And Menarche adds a new dimension to the whole development process. Menstruation is a biological process transforming a girl’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk… Period!!

Let’s Talk… Period!!

by Abha Kothari, October 16, 2017

After I became a second-time mum, I decided to take a break from my corporate career and spend some quality time with kids. It was during this time, my interaction with fellow women increased, started to have endless gossip sessions over tea and snacks, visit to parks with kids, visiting … Continue reading

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A Reason to Get Up in the Morning

A Reason to Get Up in the Morning

by Ashwina Garg, October 5, 2017

Remember when you were eight? Your mother was yelling at you, you had homework to finish and you were tired from a full day of school. Yet, nothing in the world could stop you from meeting your friends in the neighborhood park for your daily game of cricket. It was … Continue reading

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The Intoxication of Beauty

The Intoxication of Beauty

by Ashwina Garg, September 21, 2017

People all around the world have always aspired to good looks but it seems as if in recent times, the standards of beauty have reached unattainable heights. While obsessing about their looks used to be a woman’s domain, men are quickly catching up in this department. In fact, they are … Continue reading

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