Best of Women’s Web – Editor’s Pick For Feb 2012

The Editor's Pick - sharing my favourite articles on Women's Web this month

Starting this February, on the last day of every month, I will be putting together a list of what I think are the best posts on Women’s Web that month. What I think is highlighted because this is a very subjective exercise. These are just my favourites which I wanted to share with our readers – and remind you in case you missed any of them.

With that disclaimer aside, here is the Editor’s Pick from Women’s Web February 2012.

Careers Beyond Coding: Sairee Chahal shares her tips for programmers who want to look at alternative careers in technology. Her solid, ground-researched suggestions are worth looking into for anyone considering a career transition.

Handmade Women, with Karen Barbe: The first in a new series on women who create a business through craft, this one features a Chilean textile designer and her lovely hand-crafted products.

Moyna Chitrakar & Samhita Arni: We talk to the creators of the fantastic graphic novel Sita’s Ramayana, which narrates the epic from Sita’s point of view.

The Bitter Truth: Vinaya Bhagat explores the dark side of love; this was one of the winning entries in this month’s writing theme, ‘I would do anything for love, but I won’t do that.”

Loo Blues: Why is women’s health and sanitation so rarely on the political agenda, asks Sangeeta.

Why this Kolaveri?: Anne John examines our contempt for women who smoke or drink, and the expectations on Indian women to behave in a certain way and ‘uphold’ Indian culture.

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Welcome home, Baby!: An adoptive mother, Vandana Kumar shares her journey to building her family through adoption. An inspiring story this one.

Happy Reading (or re-reading!)


About the Author

Aparna Vedapuri Singh

Founder & Chief Editor of Women's Web, Aparna believes in the power of ideas and conversations to create change. She has been writing since she was ten. In another life, she used to be read more...

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