The Story of a Hustler

The Story of a Hustler

Evelyn is joyful and nurturing. She is the type of woman that instantly makes you feel comfortable in her presence, as if she has been your close friend for years. I have known Evelyn for a while as she works as a live in nanny for a good friend of mine, Jess. Every time I see her, she gives me a big cuddle and mothers me like she does William, her 2 year old charge.

40+ innovations by under-privileged students

40+ innovations by under-privileged students

Design thinking is the bridge between great ideas and the outcome of those great ideas - efficiently. It simply is the launchpad to turn ideas on paper into reality. Design thinking helps in the process of questioning: questioning the problem, questioning the assumptions, and questioning the implications. Henna Khan and Meera Rathod decided to stretch the applications of Design Thinking to deliver better socio-economic solutions for social change.

Caring for Caregives

Caring for Caregives

The role of a caregiver can be physically, emotionally and financially draining, but does anyone care? In India, family members are the natural caregivers for persons with mental or physical illnesses as there are extremely limited alternative facilities and family members are preferred for caring. Caregivers can be spouses, adult children, parents, other relatives…

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

Menopause (usually) signifies the end of a woman’s fertility, which has somehow translated to women being somewhat invisible post-menopause. In the past couple of years there has been an influx of opinion pieces on the topic of post-menopausal invisibility. Real women tell stories of being ignored at work, and dismissed in conversations with their children.

A History of Women in the Barkley Marathons

A History of Women in the Barkley Marathons

Often touted as the ‘masochist’s marathon’ and one of the hardest ultramarathons in the world, the Barkley Marathons is a series of five loops totalling 100 miles (approximately 160 kilometres) through Frozen Head State Park in Tennessee, USA. Since it’s commencement in 1986, more than 1 000 people have attempted to complete the annual race – but only 15 have done so successfully…