Women can and they will

In yester-years we used to see fewer women who achieved greater heights like Sarojani Naidu, Mother Teressa, Indra Gandhi, Marget Thatcher to mention a few. They had excelled in their respective fields which we never thought would be possible by a women. Today, we can see more& more women around us excelling in their own careers & at home. During the success of their journey they are empowering themselves. Kiran Bedi has done marvelously well in the police force & now in the Governance of Pudduchery, the union territory of India. Kalpana Chawala has reached the space, Mary Kom in the fields of sports and Maryam Mirzakhani has won a Fields Medal in the field of Mathematics. Leaders like Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson of the Biocon Ltd and Falguni Nayar, the founder of Nykaa, there are many such stellar examples. Women who are said to be the home-makers are achieving greater heights in every field. Women are poised towards great achievements; however, for th


World Health Organization(WHO) declared COVID-19 a Pandemic, the severity of the situation is such that most organizations have decided to let their employees work from home, known as WFH in popular culture has its own pros and cons. From experience, we can say that WFH tests a person’s or organization’s patience and trust in their employees and the integrity of the employees towards their work. You see, you cannot go to the desk of your colleague when you need something – you need to call the colleague, wait for them to receive the call if they are in a con-call, and after they finally receive your call, you ask them for what you need – here your  patience  comes to play. After you have requested the colleague about the work that is needed to be done, you expect that they do their best and get the work done – here  you show your  trust  in your colleague or employee. Once you trust that the work will be done, you expect the work to be done with utmost care and diligence – this

How to increase Women percentage in the workforce.

Oil and gas industry has historically been considered a male bastion with  women accounting for just roughly 8% workforce in India and 22% globally. This further deteriorates as one move up the ladder with just 5% women occupying senior leadership position in the oil and gas sector in India. Women also have a disproportionately low representation in technical jobs, where majority of them are restricted to desk. Should companies, especially top management, take targeted steps towards addressing the skewed diversity ratio and ensuring fair participation of women in the sector as it would lead to better innovation and improved financial performance.

Fostering diversity in Energy Sector.

Introduction: WIES is a voluntary group of professionals working together in the energy sector providing networking, advocacy, training, coaching and mentoring opportunities. It encourages involvement of both women and men at all levels of leadership to promote diversity & inclusion, talent management, unconscious bias etc. at work place.            The mission of the group is to encourage collaborative working & having a dialogue on different working cultures in the energy sector, share industry knowledge, experiences on enacting positive organizational change and personal growth. The forum brings together women in the energy sectors, along with male counterparts, from across the globe to contribute immensely towards sustainable energy development of energy sector. In today’s world, women in energy are embraced and empowered to make a difference to business. However, there is still a lot of ground to cover, as women only account to around 10% of the global wo