Stamp Out Sexual Violence Against Women

Today, women can be seen in greater numbers in what were previously perceived as “male-dominated” professions. Attitudes towards women at the workplace have changed a lot from the time I started Biocon in 1978 as a young, 25-year-old woman entrepreneur, with no business background and limited financial resources. Professionals did not want to work for me … Continue reading Stamp Out Sexual Violence Against Women

Fairness In The Workplace Should Focus On Gender Equality

Historically, the corporate world has been a male bastion with restricted entry to women. It is only in recent times that this “men only” club has opened up membership to women.  This has seen a steady increase of women professionals in the corporate workplace the world over and India is no exception.  Corporate India now … Continue reading Fairness In The Workplace Should Focus On Gender Equality

Women at Work: Biocon Founder on Philanthropy, Sexism and Politics

In the first in a series of interviews with women who are leaders in their field in India, The Wall Street Journal’s India Real Time met Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the founder of biotechnology company Biocon Ltd. 532523.BY +0.16%, and one of India’s richest women. Last month, Ms. Mazumdar-Shaw was named by Forbes as one of the most generous people in Asia. … Continue reading Women at Work: Biocon Founder on Philanthropy, Sexism and Politics