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One woman can surely change the world but together women can be the world power which can rule out several negative things which are happening around the globe impacting women in several sectors.
This is the story Sanya Khurana, a Ghaziabad based woman who is the founder of The Lean In India network, a platform which was started to empower women across the country by helping them pursue they passions and achieve their goals. She is the recipient of Grace Hopper Celebration India Scholarship and Google women Techmakers APAC Scholarship.
She recently released her book One Action: Towards women’s Dreams and Ambition. The primary focus area of the book is patriarchy and how its a bug in the human mind, which unfortunately starts growing at a very tender age and grows to that extent that it becomes the killer of the human mind.
She also talks about the effects of certain Indian rituals and customs which increases the impact of this bug in the mind and then the worst of all is “Log Kya Kahenge” ( what will other people think and say?). The book also puts emphasis on the syndrome of gender roles and other psychological barriers that are there for women.
The second half of the book talks about positivity and about the 3 B’s – Be Yourself, Be Powerful and Be Bold – that the writer learned when she was spreading the Lean In Movement in the country. The book also mentions about how to deal with various stressful and adverse situations.
In the third and the last chapter, the writer pens down her struggle while she was creating The Lean In India Network in India.
The book targets to encourage women in every part of the country. It advises women to come together in order to fight against gender biases and inequality in several sectors of life, be it home or workplace through the power of women in The Lean In Circle.
Overall, the book urges women in every part of the country to come together, join hands, and fight gender inequality in small ways in their homes, schools, and workplaces through the power of Lean In Circles.
Lean In India network has nationally 3396 members and 86 lean In Circles in different cities and states like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Surat, Chennai, Ludhiana, Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram.
The image is the cover page of the book One Action
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