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Introduction: Tell us about yourself and your background.

I am a professional content writer in an IT company at Gurgaon. A part-time author, theatre artist, and solo traveler. I hail from a defence background and traveled to most of the places across India. I graduated from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore and completed my MBA from Army Institute of Management, Kolkata.

 

Tell us about your book Author of 7 Vows of Marriage & The Mind Game

7 Vows of Marriage is a personal take on the changing nature of relationships and how the modern generation views marriage. It is based on my observations and experiences of my friends.

The Mind Game talks about how an individual can make wise decisions with a balanced mind. If you are aware about your current emotional state it will be easier for you to arrive at a sound decision in life.

 

What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?

Battling the stereotypes and leading my life on my own terms and conditions.

 

What has been your biggest challenge in achieving your success?

My independent thinking has sometimes landed me up in trouble like public disapproval. I was left all alone. I battled those situations and still carried on my life according to my principles.

 

Please share your future goals?

Become a full-time author and act in documentaries/films

 

Who has been your biggest inspiration?

My mother; being a homemaker she has never felt that her independence has been taken away. She has pursued her personal interests and managed her home perfectly.

 

One mistake you believe every individual must avoid writing the book.

Always maintain a simple flow of sentences. Using jargons or complex words may make reading difficult. After all, your book should be a pleasant read.

 

What are your views and opinions towards the ambiguous need to promote women entrepreneurship and women empowerment in India?

Women deserve equal respect and that is not only due to financial independence. The psyche of people should change as in a man and a woman should receive equal respect. Entrepreneurship gives a scope to exhibit your talent that is self-rewarding, rather than helping someone else benefit due to your specialization. However, a sound plan is the perfect tool to achieve success in entrepreneurship. If you have the risk-taking ability and a unique idea, every individual must try to become an entrepreneur.

 

Words for IWIL.

IWIL is a great platform for women to express their views and showcase their talent. It gives a chance to every woman to understand her true potential.

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