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Indra Nooyi On Working Women At New York Summit
Indra Nooyi, CEO Pespi Co at a world summit in New York, brought out issues that affect women at the work place. She harped on how women can be mutually respectful and boost each others’ strengths in a male dominated environment, having to experience the fact that women don’t stand by or motivate each other to reach the top spot or do better.
She gives examples of her own workplace in PepsiCo, where guys are more supportive of their colleagues. She tries to drive home the fact that without women businesses don’t do very well. However, they are rarely taken seriously or given much credit, rather name called as “Babe, Honey or Sweety” which she detests.
She speaks about the “Women Revolution” in pointing towards helping the gender balance workloads at home and the work place. The government as well as the society coming together to reach out to women has been unspoken of, says Nooyi.
She hopes that these issues are taken note of positively, to bolster better prospects for women.
Born and brought up in India, Anushree's thoughts have been conditioned by a surrounding diverse in all aspects. She aspires to travel round the world and have a taste of the culture, food and music. Her Masters in Political Science has given her a reality check as to where India stands in enlightening its womenfolk. Writing gives her the freedom to materialize her ideas and allow people to sneak into her mind. She finds it fun and liberating.