What it’s really like for women in TECH in India

I’m the only woman in a tech design team of 3 in an Indian start-up. Previously I worked in a US-based global organisation, so I’ve got to experience both working

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UK versus India – the naked truth!

I started my IT career in India, then spent lockdown studying for a Masters Degree in London. During this time I’ve carried out my own research from speaking to Indian

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My end of year report? B for burnout!

A few years ago, I moved to the UK to study, motivated in large part by a desire to leave India after working in the IT Industry for more than

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Toxic work environments – killing creativity

I’ve worked in IT for over a decade in different global or Indian organizations across multiple domains and tech platforms. I’ve followed the stereotypical IT career path; starting as programmer,

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Why are Indian tech graduates leaving India?

Why do the majority of young Indian IT workers want to work abroad instead of staying in India? The answer’s simple. It’s because of Indian work culture. As a recent

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The problem with ‘bull cart driver with a needle stick’ leadership

Everyone works for money. It’s the ‘out in the open’ answer we all know, but hardly ever say. But there it is. Lurking at the back, behind the reason we

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What I’d love to tell my boss

If my boss ever really wanted to find out what I think, he’d be very surprised by what I have to say. I’m not alone, either. Amongst my colleagues, there’s

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Confessions of an Indian Tech Graduate

I joined a large MNC straight from campus. I spent 3 ½ years there and it was a proper hierarchy. At the induction we got told all about how great

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Survival tips in a toxic work culture

In my experience, a toxic culture isn’t down to any one person, or a bad boss, it’s down to the whole environment. When you start working in a place with

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