“At SSMI, each role demands ‘a different me’ to show up!” – Gurdeep Kaur

Series: The unconventional Women of SSMI Delhi-based Gurdeep Kaur has worked across an array of disciplines at Swami Sivananda Memorial Institute. From acting as an intermediary between teachers, parents, and school management to coordinating projects for the Gender Resource Center (GRC) and more, she has never shied away from looking beyond the horizon, taking risks,…

“Creativity helped me escape severe depression” – Anne Leuck

Chicago-based artist Anne Leuck calls herself a child of the ’70s, an era known for its bold sense of color and graphics. Grew up in Sparta, a small, idyllic, midwestern town in Wisconsin, Anne got intimately attached to the delights of color at home, where creativity spurred in little things since both her parents had…

I like to feel free and just enjoy the given moment on stage as much as I can because a dancer’s career is short – Sayaka Wakita

Narratives are changing. The fearless and confident women of today are transcending all boundaries and creating new ones. They are writing stories beyond the margins of the text, stories of hope, courage, persistence, and unwavering dedication. One such story that offers an inspiring testament is of Sayaka Wakita – A Ballerina, An Entrepreneur, A Speaker…