Sangeeta Venkatesh

Sangeeta Venkatesh is the co-author of 'The Waste Issue' - an interactive workbook for school students on solid waste management. As a freelance writer for 20 years, she has contributed to magazines such as Education World, Life Positive, Clean India Journal and newspapers such as Deccan Herald, Deccan Chronicle and Times of India. Deeply interested in Vedic Ecology, she has published a book "Celebrating the Earth- Stories about Prithvi". She has also created a 'Sustainable Living' video series for the Women's Web You Tube channel. She blogs on about travel, culture, art and heritage, which won Women's Web's Orange Flower Award for 'The Best New Blogger' in 2020. And most lately the Orange Flower Award for writing on 'Women at Work'. She also has a blog on Sustainable Living. She has been awarded the Swayam Siddha award by the HCG group of hospitals for creating awareness on solid waste management and the IBM (Inspire Beyond Motherhood Awards) in the category of social sector. You can also find her on Instagram at sojourn_with_san.

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The Increasing Role Of Women Farmers Who Work With The Soil

The Economic Survey 2017-18 says that with growing rural to urban migration by men, there is ‘feminisation’ of the agriculture sector, with an increasing number of women in multiple roles as cultivators, entrepreneurs, and labourers.

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To Lead A Sustainable Lifestyle, Remember The Song ‘Bare Necessities!’

With 'Bare Necessities - How To Live A Zero Waste Life,' Sahar Mansoor targets the Indian audience on how to be more eco-friendly!

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Nupur Tandon
Rethinking Waste With Nupur Tandon: Create Communities That Manage Their Waste Themselves

Nupur Tandon: technology alone is not the magic bullet that can solve the social and cultural problems of our country, individual responsibility and accountability a must.

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Kiran Manral Tells Us That Even During A Pandemic, We Can Instil Hope & Wonder In Children

Kiran Manral's Raising Kids with Hope and Wonder in Times of a Pandemic and Climate Change speaks of the disquiet every mom has faced in the past few months

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Lakshmi Shrinath
Dabbling In Art & Theatre, Lakshmi Shrinath Brings Inspiration In The Form Of Lockdown Learnings

Meet Lakshmi Shrinath, an NRI who has been offering inspiration and support through her Lockdown Learnings on YouTube.

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Meet Ity Pandey The Marathon Running Indian Civil Services Officer Leading Like A Boss In Corona Times!

Meet Ity Pandey, the Chief Commercial Manager, Indian Railways who managed to help several migrant workers reach home during the pandemic!

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Post Earth Day 2020, Let’s Take Care Of Our Planet And Try Switching To Bio-Enzymes As Cleaners!

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking over the world, an advisory to wash hands has been put in place. But how do you keep your water safe in such trying times?

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getting water
The Looming Water Crisis Will Mean Extra Labour For Girls & Women In Our Unequal Social Order

Getting water from a distance, getting up before anyone to fill water coming in the early hours, standing in line at a community tap, even the water wives of some communities - women undertake a disproportional amount of labour over water.

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11th Feb Is International Day Of Women And Girls In Science. Where Do Indian Women Stand?

Veteran Indian scientist Kamala Sohonie was humiliated for her gender when she applied to IISc in 1933, by none other than C.V. Raman. Almost a century later, have things changed for Indian girls and women?

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Meet Nisha Bhimaiah Whose Kokedamas Will Definitely Bring The Tranquility Your Garden Needs!

When the author met Nisha Bhimaih, she was left awestruck by her kokedama garden. What's kokedama? Here's everything you need to know about it!

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Re-Store Cayal
This Festive Season, Buy Or Rent Pre-Loved Clothes; Do Your Bit For The Planet Too

Re-Store by Devyani Trivedi, and online store Cayal by Anandi Sridharan tale pre-loved clothes, and help you build a more diverse wardrobe without spending a bomb.

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paper cups
Why We Need To Ditch The Paper Cups This Festive Season

Festive season is officially here and with it, it brings paper cups! Just how safe are these for the environment? Is there a solution? The author answers!

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Ganesh Chaturthi Special – Worshiping the Turmeric Ganesha

This form is the Haridra Ganapati which literally means "turmeric Ganesha" and is one of the most popular thirty-two forms of Ganesha. This form is believed to increase positive energies around.

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Wangari Maathai
Let Wangari Maathai, 1st Nobel Peace Prize Winner For Environmental Issues, Inspire Us Today!

Today, on World Environment Day, let's learn about Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan woman who made the entire world think about how trees are critical in preserving the health of our planet.

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6 Habits That Can Save The Earth!
6 Habits That Can Save The Earth!

22nd April is World Earth Day, our blue planet is constantly under threat from human consumption! Here are 6 habits that can save the earth!

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Kochi Binnale 2019
When Some Feminist Protest Art Posed Questions At The Just Concluding 4th Kochi Biennale

29th March 2019 is the last day of the 4th Kochi Binnale that began on 12th December 2018, in which the whole city turned into one huge art gallery for art that questions many things.

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Women Innovators In The Emergent Era – A Dialogue For International Women’s Day : Ending The Culture Of Silence

For innovation to happen there is a need for varied perspectives. Gender is important but so is a different mindset

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Period. End of a Sentence
Indian Short Film Shortlisted At The Oscars. Will It Take Indian Menstrual Taboos Global?

An Indian short film, 'Period. End of a Sentence', shortlisted for the Oscars, will hopefully encourage the conversation around menstrual taboos and the problems faced by our girls and women.

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