On International Women’s Day. it’s time to ask if we’ve really taken enough steps ahead. Read some thought-provoking pieces here!

Inspiring Woman Of The Day

Posted: July 22, 2012

“Eclectic, interesting…will fill you with hope and resolve!” – Pick up our new short story collection, Women.Mutiny

More than capable of holding her own ground, Sudha Murthy is not just another trophy wife of a famous man. 

Sudha Murthy has often proved that she is not a mere shadow of her famous husband. While many marriages take place for the sake of huge bank balances, Sudha Murthy, is one of those few women, who not only chose a man who said he could not provide her with riches, but also when he did, she used it for the betterment of the society.

An academically brilliant student, she was staunchly against gender discrimination. Having written a letter to Tata Motors about a discriminatory job posting mentioning lady candidates to not apply, Sudha Murthy actually bagged the same job.

She is a simpleton at heart and believes in using her wealth for helping the less fortunate. An author and a visionary, Sudha Murthy is an intellectual who is a class apart with a warm heart and a down-to-earth attitude.

Why we find her inspiring:

– For being courageous enough to speak openly about gender discrimination

– For her level headedness and zeal to help others

*Photo credit: Bin’s Corner.

Women's Web is a vibrant community for Indian women, an authentic space for us

Learn More

How Women's Participation In Politics Can Help Advance Gender Equality


Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!

1 out of every 4 women suffers from PCOS.