Women-Only: Out with the Bucket-list, In with the Action Plan

Stop waiting for permission to achieve your dreams- You are probably standing in your own way!

bits, bytes, blockchain

Blockchain is today what Big Data/ Cloud Data was back in 2012- part new-kid-on-the-block and part mysterious technological chanteuse. Everybody’s talking about it, everybody wants a piece of it and almost … Continue reading bits, bytes, blockchain

IMHO:Every Day is Women’s Day

According to social media today is International Women’s Day 2016. Every day is Women’s Day. ** Every day will remain Women’s Day until being a woman and being a professional is … Continue reading IMHO:Every Day is Women’s Day

“Phir ban gaya na, equal -equal” – Fair and Lovely takes a Jab at Fairness in Adulting expectations

You *must* have eye-rolled at this fairness cream ad by now. It depicts a father-daughter duo jogging in a park when the father pitches a potential suitor who has EVERYTHING … Continue reading “Phir ban gaya na, equal -equal” – Fair and Lovely takes a Jab at Fairness in Adulting expectations

M.I.A.: Work Culture

First, read this tweet. If only there was the same zeal for working as there is for protesting. — Hassan Sheheryar (@HSYCOUTUREKING) February 3, 2016 When the Wiggle-Room Becomes the … Continue reading M.I.A.: Work Culture

Stranded in Career Hell?

Slowly but surely, your career search is starting to resemble the Sahara Desert *- miles upon miles of punishing expanse with no guarantee of relief. Interview calls that never arrive … Continue reading Stranded in Career Hell?

Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

I recently heard of a young man who is facing a tough time finding a new job, while in a role that was about to end.  Shahzad is currently working at … Continue reading Why Are You Scared of LinkedIn? (Real Life Scenarios)

Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook Movie

If you just lean in a bit, lemme put these headphones on you. Comfy? I can watch the Silver Linings Playbook a hundred times. I have already watched a couple hundred already. … Continue reading Lessons from the Silver Linings Playbook Movie

Seminar on Empowering Women Coming Up!

Catalyst Woman is going to Faisalabad!  My team is super-excited to be invited to speak at National Textile University-Faisalabad by the Rector, Dr. Arshad Ali.

Chocolate-flavored Lipsticks + Speaking from Your Gut: The Teacher Debt

To this day flavored  lip-balms make me smile; its as-if it’s the 90’s all over again and I’m sitting in the front row of Communications class.  All we could see … Continue reading Chocolate-flavored Lipsticks + Speaking from Your Gut: The Teacher Debt