From private equity fund, MD to road safety nonprofit, founder: Interview with Ashoka fellow Piyush Tewari
It was a regular work day for private-equity honcho Piyush Tewari in 2007 when he got news that his 17-year-old cousin had bled to death in a road crash because of lack of timely medical assistance. This event moved Piyush to such an extent that he quit his job... Read more
Founder of Heritage Jazz Armando Gonsalves explains the way forward for Goa
Ace pianist by the age of 12, prominent businessman and the creative soul responsible for reviving the Carnival in Goa in the 80s and rolling out the state’s first colour newspaper pages in the 90s, Armando Gonsalves could easily relax and bask in the glory of his past achievements... Read more
Exclusive: Kerala’s biker queen Shyni Rajkumar reveals how to live life full throttle 
If there was a rulebook that stated that women can’t live the life of their dreams, Shyni Rajkumar aka Kerala’s Biker Queen would gladly ride over it! After all, crushing stereotypes about women comes naturally to this professional biker and former athlete, physical education teacher and police constable. Founder... Read more
Dealing with PTSD at work: Psychiatrist Atul Aswani says HR can help!
As per the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) report, nearly 38 million Indians suffer from some form of anxiety disorder that requires professional intervention. One such anxiety disorder is PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a condition which if not treated on time can completely destroy an individual’s personal as... Read more
“Failure has been my biggest motivator”: Anugrah’s story of living with learning disorders
Growing up, Anugrah Kallianpur always felt like he was a failure because of his consistently poor performance in school. But little did he know that his inability to read, learn and write like others his age was mainly due to his learning disorders: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia.     ... Read more