When I decided to quit my MNC career, people were more worried about me than I was worried about myself. And no, the reason was not only their generous concern but doubt that how a 20-something girl like me would survive without a cushy job!
People always underestimate talent — particularly women I’d say. But as they say, nothing can really stop you if you are determined and passionate about something.
Here are five such women’s stories that we covered earlier, which reminds that nothing is impossible if you have talent and determination!
An MBA graduate, an Internationally certified personal trainer, Internationally certified kettlebell trainer, National Champion in powerlifting, Strongest Woman of India 2018, and the co-founder of Mountstrong Personal Fitness Studio, Ekta Kapoor is an inspiring woman from Nainital.
Being a victim of depression, anxiety, marital rape, and a broken marriage, she never really gave up and did all she could to fulfil her dreams. Read her entire story here.
Visha Khandelwal is a Chartered Accountant turned YouTuber, traveller, and vlogger. She always found herself a misfit in her previous corporate domain and decided not to settle until finding her true calling — something which she could love with all her heart and could also provide value while doing it.
Visha explored every single interest of her after completing CA — right from hand lettering, event management, to studying for MBA and travelling. During that series of experiments, she gained immense interest in video making, travelling and documenting her journey in the form of films, and hence started running a YouTube channel and organising various treks and trips. After running it for almost seven months along with her job, she took the leap of faith and quit her CA job. Read her entire story here.
The Mishra Sisters
Noopur Mishra & Neha Mishra are two lovely sisters who defied conventional societal rules and said ‘no’ to cushy jobs and started what they truly love.
Noopur Mishra, a NIFT Chennai graduate, is the founder of Drapes & Thoughts which deals into digital art while her sister, Neha Mishra, is an emotive craft maker and the founder of Atrang Art which specialises in sustainable and customised gifting.
The duo believes that the biggest challenge for artists these days is recognition. People don’t really value handmade products and find the costings too high — they fail to see the hard work and precision behind it. But despite all, they encourage to do that really makes you happy from within. Read their entire story here.
Kusum C Bala
Kusum C Bala is a self-made event & wedding planner, mental health coach and social media expert, and strongly believes that the things you fight for come with an incomparable satisfaction and happiness. A computer engineer by education and a social media associate by profession, she is also a passionate event manager.
While some try to build a brand in the form of a venture/ startup, Kusum is making her name a brand. From complexion equality to body positivity, she proved that talent and will power matters more than anything. Read her entire story here.
Kanisha Malhotra is a renowned actress and passionate filmmaker. Kanisha owns two ventures — Designerwala Lab Productions and Goal Digger — the former being her production house started in 2016, and the latter is a recently started customised gifting & merchandise store.
Kanisha’s intention behind starting Designerwala Lab Productions is to make a social difference with it. Stories impact humans in a different way, and as a filmmaker, she is trying to create better stories for the world to see and get inspired. Read her entire story here.
Write your #PassionToProfession story to us and let the world get inspired by your wonderful journey and stay tuned for such more inspirational stories!