Vidita Vaidya

Field: Neuroscience When parents prepare you to take on life and motivate you to take your desired path, you are sure to make your mark. The same thing happened with Vidita. She was born to parents who were both clinical scientists and motivated her to go after her dream. She had an immense interest to…

(Dr.)Priya Davidar

Field: Pollination Biology & Ecosystem services Priya Davidar is a conservation biologist. She worked for more than two decades working on forest ecology, pollination biology, and endangered species conservation. She retired as a professor from Pondicherry University. She is also an author who has authored a few books including  Whispers from the Wild, co-authored with…

Leading from the front -Dr.Kadambini Ganguly.

Born: 1861 Field: Medicine Kadambini Ganguly was not just a woman but a force to reckon with. She defied odds, stood her ground, and was much ahead of her times. She was the first light of woman’s liberation in India. Kadambini was born into a Kayastha family as Kadambini Bose and was raised in Chandsi,…

Extroverts Vs Introverts – Mental Health in times of the Pandemic

I have personally always loved having meaningful conversations with people who I consider to belong to my inner circle. Sometimes engaging with complete strangers to gain knowledge about something that I do not know excites me a lot. But having said that I sometimes totally shut down when I go through severe phases of anxiety….

#BlogchatterWritFest is here !

While reading is one of my hobbies, authors have always kind of remained a mysterious lot for me. I used to always wonder as a child if they lived in some magical land and through their words, they created magic, touched our lives. However, I was very fortunate enough to attend the lit-fest last year…

Mundane Days

Beside the window a river flows & the breeze blows a blurry haze envolpes like a new bride the whole sight sighs. The chestnut themed wood stands still holding my belief firm roots that feel strong pass on an unknown energy harmony leading to synergy. I sit on my arm chair just near the window…

Letters

We have moved to an edge where information is at our fingertips and the mediums to send it across are multiple! Be it any app, the internet has made it possible to share information with so much ease. However, I was wondering about a time when e-commerce was not there and one had to sit…

Live & let live.

Human beings are the most complex beings of all. Probably because they are the most intelligent ones. But does it mean being such creatures , we ought to ‘intelligently’ dig our own graves ? Well, today we are doing just that. There are certain things that have been bothering me since last week & unless…

Love beyond definition.

The serpentine way meandered its way into the thick sandalwood forest and seemed to be lost in the wilderness. The thick canopy hindered the view of the night sky. The silence had a spooky echo in it. “We will reach the highway faster if we cross this dense forest. And then we can take a…

Social Media: A double-edged sword

From having the Y2K era to instantly connecting on various platforms of social media, we have all come a long way. Somehow personally I had never been comfortable with this virtual space. I always felt this world to be deceptive and not real. However, everything changed and so did I. A lot has changed in…