Role Models that inspire and motivate:
''...God does not burden any soul with more than He has given it-after hardship, God will bring ease''
Dr. Kulsoom Abdullah, Ph.D.
A Pakistani-American competitive Olympic weightlifter, a computer scientist from Georgia Tech.
“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”
“The big secret in life is there is no secret.
Whatever your goal. You can get there if you’re willing to work.”
CEO of PurseN
Amrita completed her degrees in Mechanical Engineering at MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she won the coveted grand prize for social enterprise to produce affordable sanitary pads from processed banana tree fiber. Saathi Pads is farming in Ahmedabad, India.
"The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.''
“Tell your own story. Do not allow others
to tell your story. They might not get it right.”
Dr. Nazeera Dawood
A veteran journalist who as a newborn was left at the doorsteps of an orphanage in Kolkata, and was given 'the wings to fly' after her adoption. She is now teaching the next generation of journalists as a professor.
"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?''
The Empowered Women: Saris to Suits 2016
“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it,she stands up for all women.”
- Maya Angelou
Garments such as “saris” or “suits” do not make a person more or less empowered. Rather, our trademarked and registered brand implies these savvy and worldly women travel fluidly between continents, chasms, and communities AND serve as real-life role models for young girls and women. It has multiple meanings – East to West, woman to man, and the assimilation process reflected in attire occurs when women enter the workforce.
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