New Indian Woman
Personal Finance - Part 1  - Episode 14

Personal Finance - Part 1 - Episode 14

March 20, 2020

Description

We examine why it is important for women to know basics of finance and not run away from it. How to go about the basics ? No, this is not a class that teaches finance fundamentals. It focusses on what you need to do for better financial health.  There are very clear actionable steps for you from a financial advisor in simple steps.

What the New Indian Woman podcast is about

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first category.

 

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 What's in this episode:

We look at what you should start doing , especially if you are a young working woman. We discuss about the early stages of beginning to earn and then we walk thru the financial steps that one needs to be doing when one gets into marriage and "settling down" in life. No, we do not discuss financial terms at all!!

We also discuss the Donts - on credit card, on loans and what not.. We examine current trends including how to approach getting into your passion projects that may not earn money in the initial days..

Listen and share to the young women in your life..

 

To Connect with the guest

Website : https://www.righthorizons.com/

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Get in touch

 Website : http://thenewindianwoman.com

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Email : krishna@thenewindianwoman.com

 

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Sustainable Menstrual Options  - Episode 13

Sustainable Menstrual Options - Episode 13

March 6, 2020

Description

What do we mean by sustainable menstrual options ?

If you are someone who uses disposable sanitary pads or you know someone using this in your family, you definitely need to listen to this episode. We examine a few environment and human friendly options, with particular focus on cloth pads and that too a special type of cloth pad.

What the New Indian Woman podcast is about

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first category.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

We briefly discuss a couple of available options and then meet with users of Saukhyam reusable menstrual pads. These pads are cloth pads with banana fibre inside. Listen to women from different age groups and activity profiles talking about how they moved from using disposable pads, what made them do this switch, their inhibitions and challenges and how they feel now. You would also hear the feedback they have received from the awareness sessions done by them.

Are you ready for the change ?

For more info on the products

Website : www.saukhyampads.org

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/SaukhyamReusablePads/

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Email : krishna@thenewindianwoman.com

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Chat with Durga  - Episode 12

Chat with Durga - Episode 12

February 21, 2020

Description

We chat with Durga Menon, of lluvia bakery. Is this just a bakery ? No!! Is Durga like any other enterpreneur who set out to do something in her spare time ? Again, no.

Come, let us hear Durga's experience - of what inspired her, how her bakery story is very unique, what techniques work for her and why she seems to have more than 24 hours.

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the second category.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 

What's in this episode:

In this episode Durga shares about the urge to start something on her own, what led her and her partner to leave the hub of IT, Seattle and to start something in rural Karnataka first and then, in Bangalore. We get to know a different model of setting up a business, what motivates her, the nature of support from her family and as always, the tips and techniques that work for her.

To get a glimpse of her bakery and products, do visit

www.lluviabakery.com and

https://www.facebook.com/lluviabakery/

 

I am eager to know what you feel about this episode - do write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you would like to see related posts and engage with like minded friends, come over to http://facebook.com/newindianwoman

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Sustainable  Living  - Episode 11

Sustainable Living - Episode 11

January 31, 2020

Have you examined your lifestyle and what you do on a daily basis from a different angle - in terms of how it impacts our environment ? Would you believe if I tell you that you may be doing so many things that are harmful to the environment ? Do we want to actually continue doing this ? Is it possible to create an impact from a small change that you do ? I hope these questions interest you..

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first focus area.

 And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 

What's in this episode:

 

This episode focuses on what we can do to live in a more sustainable manner.

Be it our choices of what we buy, how we dispose the waste, what all we choose to use - every single thing has an impact. The journey is also about being aware of this impact and deciding what choices to make.

 

In this episode I share some of my practices, not that I am an expert. Prabha of Blumadegreen also has shared quite a few things that she does or doesn’t do, in this episode.

 

I am eager to know what all you have tried in this area - do write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you would like to engage with like minded friends, come over to http://facebook.com/newindianwoman

 

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Goal Setting - Why, What and How - Episode 10

Goal Setting - Why, What and How - Episode 10

January 10, 2020

Description

 

Yes, 10 episodes already! Thanks for your wonderful support.

 

Launching this podcast was a goal just last year. Goals are different from resolutions. And goals are key for leading you to a more happy and fulfilled life.

 

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode.

 

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 

What's in this episode:

 

We look at the relevance of time for goal setting - why now ? We move on to why set goals at all and whom it is applicable for or not ?

 

Then we get into the practical issues of what goals to set and examine the same with examples, how to do goal setting with practical inputs for you to not just define your goal in the SMART way, but also to list down the actions , group them into mini goals with timelines. Most importantly, we also examine how to find time and to ensure we do the required tasks on a weekly basis. Last but not the least, we get to how many goals is a good number.

 

Eager to know what goals you set - do write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com. If you would like to engage with like minded friends, come over to http://facebook.com/newindianwoman

 

 Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to http://thenewindianwoman.com website .

Chat with Prabha of BluemadeGreen - Episode 9

Chat with Prabha of BluemadeGreen - Episode 9

December 27, 2019

Description

Chat with Ratnaprabha, founder of BluemadeGreen, a unique concept in upcycling. We discuss how she started this, her learning and challenges, as well as the journey of her dreams over the years.

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episodeSecond,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

In this episode, Prabha shares about her journey from accounting, her interests and skills right from childhood and how this unique passion project evolved.

We hear about the role of her parents in making her understand what freedom means. I was surprised at how she uses every opportunity and learns from it, be it in a big city or a small town!

She is an entrepreneur all right, but became one in her own unique style!

Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.

Her interesting products, both custom and otherwise are shown in https://www.facebook.com/bluemadegreen/

Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.

 

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Chat with Preethi - Episode 8

Chat with Preethi - Episode 8

December 6, 2019

 

Chat with Preethi Rajagopalan, working as a Manager in a reputed Indian IT organisation in Blore.  We discuss the various roles she performs across her professional and personal life and especially her passion project.

 

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episodeSecond,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 

What's in this episode:

 

In this episode, we understand the feasibility of making time for one's passion in an already hectic schedule, what passion does to one's energy levels. We examine the challenges faced by her, especially as a woman and the techniques used to adapt to the demands of the roles she performs.

 

Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.

 

You could reach out to Preethi via email, mailto: preethirj@gmail.com.

 

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How to do Meal Planning - Episode 7

How to do Meal Planning - Episode 7

November 15, 2019

What is Meal Planning ? Why to do Meal Planning ? What are the benefits of doing Meal Planning ? And How exactly to plan meals ?  Come, let us examine these  and so much more.. 

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episodeSecond,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

 

What's in this episode:

 

In this episode,  we first get into the details of meal planning, the process of doing it. You are new to cooking ? There are techniques you could adopt. You are a veteran, running your kitchen really well ? Yes, there is something in this episode for you too!

 

If you want to have a look at a sample meal plan or you want a template of a meal plan or even inputs on some useful links for a few basic items, feel free to email me at  krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.

 

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Questions behind meals - Episode 6

Questions behind meals - Episode 6

November 1, 2019

 

Is cooking about eating alone ? Eating together is a big part of the Indian family routine. Are you giving enough thought about this very powerful activity in our house and what goes into it ? What is the role of Indian woman in this currently and how can she influence this ? 

Come, let us examine these questions and many more..

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting, like this episodeSecond,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

In this episode,  we examine several questions around the meals in our house. Do you think you are doing it in a way that is best for your family and for you ? Regardless of who does cooking in your house, it would be great for you to give a thought to the questions we discuss in this episode.

You may be the most excellent cook and running your house very well or you may be a novice and you may not even be interested in cooking. Nevertheless, I suggest you give this episode a listen - you are sure to gain from this.

Do share this episode with your friends and do subscribe to www.thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.

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Chat with Divya Uma- Episode 5

Chat with Divya Uma- Episode 5

October 18, 2019

Description :  

Chat with Divya Uma,faculty at Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. We discuss the areas of her focus in the University, the role of her mom in her life and how she manages to find time for all her interests.

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and proposes ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them; like today's episode.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

In this episode, Divya shares about her interest in Biology right from when she was young and the factors that influenced her in choosing  her current area of interest, namely, Animal Behaviour.

 We hear about the role of her mother in not putting pressure on her career choice and how she helped her in finalizing her course of preference and insisted she live in a hostel. Also,  how Divya used the opportunities around her to shape her career and even now, in how she spends her free time.

 We get to know about the nature of work involved in a top university which goes much beyond taking classes for students. It is interesting to hear the techniques she uses for managing her stuff and her free time, as well as her evolution from being shy to a confident person.

Please do not miss a message that she has, towards the end of this episode.

The quality of audio in this episode is not that great, considering the extent of editing required to mask the sound of a carpenter who chose to work next door after we started recording the episode!! Sorry about that..

You could reach out to Divya Uma via email, mailto: dbuorama@gmail.com

Do share this episode with your friends  and do subscribe to thenewindianwoman.com website or write to me at krishna@thenewindianwoman.com.