Shweta Sharan

I am a work-from-home mother to an imaginative five-year-old girl. I have more than 10 years of experience in writing and editing articles for newspapers, magazines, web sites and blogs. I am the Founder of Bangalore Schools, an online community that she created to mobilize the education community in Bangalore, including parents, teachers, students, principals, administrators, education startups, activists and policy makers.

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Barbs On Barbie? The Latest Barbie Ad Is Creating Some Awesome Buzz [Video]

The new Barbie ad will make you laugh and nod your head in assent. It has marked a detour for Mattel and also shows that toy makers and children’s brands are willing to take the debate on gender seriously.   I have had a long childhood relationship with Barbie — I loved all the dolls, ever since […]

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Here Is How I Experience Navratri With My 5-Year-Old Daughter

I have a daughter and how she views Navaratri is of importance to me, because it is a festival that celebrates a woman's power in all its ferocity and grandeur. In other words, we value tradition but are fiercely individualistic in our interpretation of it.

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Day In The Life Of An Entrepreneur: Rosette Soares, Founder of FotoButik

Founder of Fotobutik, Rosette Soares, talks about her business and what drives her to give her best during every project.

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Indian Films Directed By Women Create A Buzz At The Toronto International Film Festival [Video]

What is the one thing that connects all the three Indian films that are earning rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival? Two are women-centric films and two of them have been directed by female directors.

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5 Amazing Modak Ideas: Have A Modak Makeover This Ganesh Chatruthi

This Ganesh Chaturthi, go for these modak ideas with a twist! Try them at home, or we tell you where to find them!

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