Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah

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Uncommon Women is a new podcast series hosted by Gayatri Rangachari Shah that brings you inspiring tales of women breaking barriers, of women creating impact. You hear from women in the news and women you haven’t heard of yet. What they have in common is that they are Uncommon. These women are trailblazers who dared to dream. Even in the toughest situations, they didn’t give up. These stories of struggle will uplift you and move you. Uncommon Women will leave you thinking “If she can do it, so can I”

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EP - 8 Anita Dongre
Views   15

She started out with just 2 sewing machines and faced a lot of rejection in her career. But she didn’t let it get her down. Instead she channeled her fierce drive to be economically independent and worked harder. 21 years after opening her first store in Mumbai, Anita Dongre is at her professional pinnacle. Her clothes have been worn by celebrities at home and abroad, including Kate Middleton, Hillary Clinton and Ivanka Trump. Hear how she got to where she is in this week’s episode of Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the RedFM India app See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

22 days ago
40:08
Aruna Roy
Views   23

Hamara Paisa, Hamara Hisab. Do Indians have the right to know how money used by the government on their behalf is spent?  That was the simple premise upon which Aruna Roy and her colleagues began the movement for the Right to Information. A grassroots campaign that began in rural Rajasthan is now a powerful law used by millions around the country. Listen to activist and peaceful protestor Aruna Roy made it her life's mission to give us transparency and accountability. Listen to the RTI story on Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the RedFM India app

29 days ago
40:08
EP - 7 Aruna Roy
Views   29

Hamara Paisa, Hamara Hisab. Do Indians have the right to know how money used by the government on their behalf is spent?  That was the simple premise upon which Aruna Roy and her colleagues began the movement for the Right to Information. A grassroots campaign that began in rural Rajasthan is now a powerful law used by millions around the country. Listen to activist and peaceful protestor Aruna Roy made it her life's mission to give us transparency and accountability. Listen to the RTI story on Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the RedFM India app

29 days ago
41:57
EP- 6 Barkha Dutt
Views   22

Gutsy. Fiesty. Outspoken. Courageous. Brilliant. Barkha Dutt gave new meaning to the word journalist as she spent 120 days traveling across India to report on the coronavirus pandemic. She did this with a small crew, in a tiny car, where she sometimes slept and which doubled up as her studio! Barkha's stories of destitution and struggle made many Indians come forward to help fellow citizens.  She risked her own health in her pursuit of the story – hear how she re-discovered her roots as a reporter and why she feels journalism is a public service. Listen to her story on the Uncommon Women podcast with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the Red FM India app.  

about 1 month ago
45:45
EP - 5 Alyse Nelson
Views   21

Listen to Alyse Nelson, CEO of Vital Voices, a US based nonprofit that trains women leaders around the world effect change in their communities, whether its to combat climate change, end human trafficking and gender-based violence and to aid with the refugee crisis. Tune in to this week’s episode of Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah

about 2 months ago