The Woman Inc.

Woman of Substance – Priya Virmani

Some people are born with style in their blood. Others find it overwhelming. Even with a full closet, I can tell you that most women on most days are confounded … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Woman of Substance – Rupa Krishnan

How many things do we take for granted? Elevator music, airport announcements, commercials? Do you ever pause to think about the voices behind the scenes of these ubiquitous features of … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Woman of Substance – Chitra Rochlani

Change is the only constant, as it is said. In our lifetime we make a lot of changes – to our jobs, to our choices of cities to live in, … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

A List of Things Us Working Class Women Need To Learn Before Our 13th Birthday If We Ever Want To Make It

    french inhale kiss the first boy who learns your name on plastic bags and pencils are not allowed on this floor urine and you stealing CDs make-up food … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Woman of Substance – Manisha Mundhra Beriwala

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights is the biggest and most popular Indian festival that occurs in the fall season, typically around Oct-Nov. We think, living in the United States, … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sakhi Awards Special Mentions

Things That A Bra Contains  By Kanupriya Dhingra Mobile phones, candies, shopping lists, stretch marks, your gaze, cash and coins, cuss words and their meanings, and, at times, also, a … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sakhi Awards Special Mentions

Keep me burning By Preeti Vangani  I practiced crossing my legs the way my father daggered his eyes at mother if I wore shorts. Twin openings exposing more than what … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment


a poem for womens day

March 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sakhi Awards Third Prize

  They Come For the Old Women By Thadra Sheridan When the neighbor came for my aunt she was alone as was more often than not; husband long dead, grandchildren … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sakhi Awards Second Prize

Bowls After Shanta By Lisa Zou Ten times over— she says, if you say marriage enough times, it sounds like cage. In Nepal, Shanta scrawls numbers in italics and paints … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · Leave a comment