Authors

Aarushi is a 19-year-old Law Student based in New Delhi, India. She is the founder of a student-led initiative for educating girls called SDG5. She is passionate about working for gender equality and for a better world.
Alice is a French born reporter for WomenNow.in now based in NYC. She just graduated from Columbia School of Journalism and started her professional career now. She visited India several times and fell in love with this country, its culture and its people. Therefor she decided to join WomenNow.in and write about anything she will find interesting.
She is an ambitious editor who wants to change things. Having experienced stories - as many other Indian women and girls - that should not take place in today's times she wants to contribute to a better world. Having a study background in International Relations Alisa lives and works in New York City while her parents are originally from Bangalore.
Almas is an avid reader and a fitness enthusiast. When she is not grinding in the gym, you can find her either reading or writing. She is also a self-taught baker and feminist at heart. She longs for a utopian society which lacks any form of hate but then she realizes her own impossible wishes and writes to liberate her thoughts.
A passionate fashion enthusiast, currently pursuing her bachelors in fashion business in Mumbai, India.
Anisha is an aspiring writer. She's a graduate in BBM. An ambivert by nature, she is very fond of reading sappy romantic novels, passionate about singing, cooking and dancing, holds a keen interest in learning new things and wanderlust.
A traveller and an observer, Ankita Negi has seen and closely experienced both the sweet and bitter truths of life. Her thoughts are not shaped by a single society but with a mixture. Being a self-motivator she has overcome many challenges and now feels like helping other overcome them by sharing her experiences.
Inspired by the Harry Potter movies, Anmol started writing short stories at the age of 7 (which were as good as they could be). Now 21, and pursuing a Bachelors in Business Administration, she has started writing blogs mostly on pop culture and issues that affect the masses. A feminist to the core, she hopes to work for the United Nations some day on their Women Empowerment projects.
A fun loving person who treasures deep conversations. She aspires to travel round the world and have a taste of the culture, food and music. Writing gives her the freedom to materialize her ideas and allow people to sneak into her mind. She finds it fun and liberating.
A food enthusiast and movie lover. Wishes to write his own book some day. Rom com being his favorite genre. A hopeless romantic and a comic lover. Is game for anything which brings a smile or makes for a good laugh. Being closely nurtured in a women centric environment, connects strongly with other women. A dialogue writer for documentary and feature films and extremely passionate about putting down his thoughts on paper.
Ashwathi is an enthusiastic traveller and dancer with a passion for movies and music. Hailing from an Army background, she considers herself fortunate enough to have experienced the diverse cultures that India boasts of. She is a graduate in Journalism and Mass Communications and has worked in print, radio and television.
Beno is a very positive and a vibrant person. She always engages in sharing positive thoughts and spreading happiness. Besides she loves beauty, fashion, travel, photography and perhaps her own life. She is a graduate in ECE and is currently pursuing an MBA from SRM University.
Charvi Kathuria is an aspiring Freelance Writer. These days, she is scrutinising everything and anything that comes her way. Reading has become her favourite past time. She calls this hobby of hers, "food for brain".
Chirasree is highly fond of reading and writing and wishes to create a special niche for herself. She feels that her imaginative skill enhances her potential for writing more. Pursuing literature and an interest in theory and philosophy has inspired her to indulge in books.
She was born 1987 in Kolkata. She firmly believes in: To change the social norms towards women, you need to change the perspective first. To change the perspective, you need to think differently. And to think differently, you need to realize that you have the power to think differently than what has always been said to you.
Felix has a strong background in media and works in that field for over six years. He has a degree in history and business administration. He respects his mom a lot, likes and appreciates his female friends and has absolutely no understanding why anyone would think that girls and women should be oppressed or treated badly and different to men.
Kavita is Independent Marketing Analyst and Blogger. When not glued to her laptop, she can be found making travel plans that rarely happen ;)
Lakhsmi is a filmmaker and anchor. She has a online talk show, ‘Chai with Lakshmi’ has had over 30,00,000 views. The show features people positively shaping India for the future. Besides she has a second series on Youtube titled ‘India Ahead’, which is a short documentary series offering progressive Indians a platform to celebrate their efforts. Lakshmi is a self-confessed workaholic. When not at work or working at home, she is at the gym, watching movies and eating popcorn, playing boardgames over tea, sipping single malt whisky and catching up with friends, riding motorbikes or driving long-distance, having lazy dinner dates and sipping a fine glass of sauvignon blanc, or generally musing about the things she wants to do at work the next day. Lakshmi holds a postgraduate degree in International Marketing from Sheffield Business School, UK and a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. More of Lakshmi also to be found at: www.lakshmirebecca.com
Mandy is a marketing coordinator in Berlin, Germany. After graduating in Business Administration she studies International Business. For years she has been writing now, mainly focusing on sports and fashion. Her pieces have been published on websites and blogs . As a confident, independent woman she now combines this passion with her love for fashion, lifestyle and beauty and supports the tribute of women’ equality. "Every woman all over the world should live self-paced and should be conscious of her own worth and beauty at all levels", she thinks.
MoniCa Singh is Fashion Designer from NIFT (New Delhi), Currently she enrolled in a Fashion Marketing degree from Parson’s New School in New York. It is her passion to bring fashion to the women who would like to establish their own style in the fashion world. Monica, as is an Acid Attack Survivor with zeitgeist in life, is also Vice-President of MakeLovenotScars, an NGO in India that works on improving the sometimes so cruel society. Further, she is a motivational speaker and gives personal guidance to women that seek her advice.
Namita Nayyar is President and owner of the Womenfitness.net. It is a world leading website on women health and fitness, with more than 10 million visitors a month in 196 countries; it’s a complete resource on women health. The site has been selected by Forbes as "Top 100 Websites for Women for 2010,2011& 2012"
Being of Indian origin but settled in Mauritius, Niharika chose to study and live in India, because since childhood, the country fascinated her. Traveling and Journalism are her big hobbies and helped her to grow as a human being, to combat her fears and her anguish. Therefore, Niharika says, she want to use the platform WomenNow to send a message to the world, to help people through words.
Nimmy Kuttappan shoved her Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in her granny chest and commenced a journey of penmanship. For her there is no life without books, black tea, and her phone and of course red wine. Besides marvelling at the works of Tolstoy and Rumi or cuddling puppies, she fascinated with snow-capped mountains, landscaped meadows and serene oceans. With an intention to inspire others, Nimmy writes and blogs for social media platforms, websites and a few NGOs. Plus, she is addicted to love and happiness.
She is a passionate writer who has been writing Poetry, Essays, Articles, Website content, and Literary Reviews. She has been managing blogs and websites independently. A feminist at heart, she has coached various writers as well. Her works in various niches and genres have been published in print as well as online ezines and websites.
Pragna's big passion is journalism. For years now she worked in the editing business. She gained an MBA at IGNOU and worked amongst other also for DANSANA. There is so many beautiful things in the world, there need to be people to write about it, she says.
Rachel Pace is a relationship expert with years of experience in training and helping couples. She has helped countless individuals and organizations around the world, offering effective and efficient solutions for healthy and successful relationships. Her mission is to provide inspiration, support and empowerment to everyone on their journey to a great marriage. She is a featured writer for Marriage.com, a reliable resource to support healthy happy marriages.
Ravmeet is an avid reader and a complete Potterhead. She is a proud member of multiple fandoms. Apart from reading, she spends her time watching makeup tutorials and splurging on junk food. Her dream is to travel the world one day, drink Irish coffee in Ireland, and spend hours staring at each painting in the Lourve.
Reynu joined WomenNow from the beginning on. She loves writing and combines this with her love for India, the country her parents emigrated from to the United States looking for a better life and opportunities. Studying litterature and journalism helped laid the foundation for her writing skills. She is into badminton and an avid runner. Her dream is to live between New York and Mumbai.
Rhea has been writing poetry since she was 10 and it has always been something that she enjoys doing. Her other passions include fashion and styling. She is currently in Paris studying Fashion Marketing. Being a feminist herself, she hopes to educate women all around the world about their rights and help make the society a better place to live in.
Rhea Mehta, PhD, is a toxicologist, detox expert, author, and founder of Living Rhea – Your Guide to Optimal Living. Dr. Rhea created Living Rhea to empower people to self-heal by teaching them how to utilize the body and mind as tools for health recovery, restoration, and rejuvenation. As a conqueror of Western-diet related chronic disease, Rhea shares her plant-powered wisdom & self-care hacks in a way that's accessible and inviting. Sign up for her newsletter to be the first to receive updates, recipes and shares, and you will receive a free juice cleansing eBook, complete with guidance and recipes. You can also check out her youtube videos on her channel, DrRheaTV, and finally, if you want to join Dr. Rhea and 6000 other members on FREE quarterly cleanses, request to join her private tribe https://www.facebook.com/groups/RAWjuvenationJuiceCleanse
Ria Sharma is the founder of Make Love Not Scars, a youth driven NGO that works in all aspects of rehabilitation in the field of acid attacks in India. Ria finished her schooling from pathways World School in Gurgaon and has a BA (Hons) degree in fashion from Leeds College Of Art in the United Kingdom. A young individual that believes in the power of justice, the strength of the human spirit and the next generation that is ready to help eradicate social stigma. Determined to bring about change, the term impossible is just another opportunity in her opinion.
She has been writing since 6 years of age and is passionate about writing articles, poetry, reviews and rants. She's an avid reader, and loves debating upon issues- fictional or otherwise. She's a feminist, which she believes makes her life hard, but she wouldn't have it any other way. She hopes to meet Tina Fey someday and is a pizza lover!
A mechanical engineer by morning and a writer by night Sagar puts everything he feels into words. A sappy romantic, as his friends call him, Sagar has a unique way of making heartbreak seem beautiful and find hope in tragedy. The 24-year-old writer wishes to get published someday and live a life as a storyteller. He started writing at the age of 21 and grown into a beloved writer in the Instagram community. You can find him on Instagram under the name the_wandering_writer and on Facebook at the wandering writer. He’s working on his first novel currently.
Shrutika is a young writer who strongly believes in the power of words. She writes short stories, poetry, and blog articles. Her work is published in various lifestyle magazines, blogs and websites.
Co-founder and CEO, Ombré Lane – Versatile Workwear for Women Shweta is an MBA from The Wharton School and a graduate of IIT Bombay. She has over 12 years of experience in ecommerce, Retail and management consulting. She managed product and marketplace at Flipkart and headed business at Nykaa before launching Ombré Lane.
Sumedha is a young, ambitious girl of 19 who has a flair for writing and believes that one needs to be a genius to contribute to literature. She is inspired by Shakespeare and loves to pen down what girls of her age adore reading.
A feminist by heart, Swagata has 8 years’ experience in content development and marketing. She is a passionate writer with an inherent knack to inspire women for a general well-being in their lifestyle.
Pursuing Biotechnology, Swagatika looks at life through biological lenses. She believes, life is a process of finding oneself. This body of 206 bones is a mutiny of thousands of incredible thoughts. It's a battalion of 650 muscles breaking and mending themselves once and again.
I am a public speaker, and i try and bring in awareness among people about various issues. I want to make a difference in the world. I am a student pursuing Biotechnology, and i want to make use of all what i am learning for the benefit of people. Travelling, journalism, books, good movies, poetry, articles, spiritualism and food are the ingredients of my life.
Tinaz is a 19 year old student, aspiring to be a content writer and lyricist. Hoping to inspire women all over the world about beauty, health and life, she has started to write to reach out to women like her.
Vineeta Sinha, the owner and president of Vineeta Constructions Co. is a writer and blogger at heart. An economics graduate, the talented writer has been in the writing industry for years. When asked about how she manages the two very different professions, she says, “Construction business is what me and my husband who is a civil engineer dreamt of together and I am glad we succeeded but writing is something I have been doing years before I stepped into the construction world. I was very young when I realized that there was a hidden passion for writing in me and I unveiled it through my school magazine for the very first time and there has been no looking back since then. Though construction contributes more in running my world, writing is something that completes me.”
Yukti Gaur , 21 is a journalism and mass communication student and an aspiring anchor and writer. She understood her passion for writing at the age of 12 when she would scribble down her happenings of the day in a small notebook. She loves talking , dancing and finds her solace in reading various kinds of novels, preferably romantic and thriller. Her belief in life is to never lose hope !