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These 12 themes of women’s leadership come from lived experience in the world of work.
Professionally, I am grateful to the enriching and fulfilling assignments I have had over the last 16 years and the exposure I have gained in multiple facets of talent management. The opportunity to work with diverse groups and great business leaders helped me nourish my thought process.
Like other working women, I’ve experienced great times and challenging moments and I do believe these have shaped my outlook to life. The narrative below captures these reminiscences from my career around 12 themes.
As MJ Akbar once signed off, “Shahrazad, to a life that matches the Arabian nights” and I decided to live to that!
I would like to end with a quote from Paulo Coelho, “What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace knowing you did your best” and to me that’s what’s important – that you tried.
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Shahrazad Zaid (Sherry), age 38 years
Born in Calcutta and having spent over 25 years
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