01 February 2015
Teachers are usually the ones who rearrange the world for us, introduce us to new concepts like right angles, how to subtract 100 from 99, Shakespeare and globalization. Women teachers are known to be very good at emotional intelligence and that is why perhaps we tend to see in them a guide, a friend or a mother.
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Friday, 07 February 2014 14:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
At the age of 23, when most girls are just out of university and hunting for their first job, she has set up her matrimonial site and has a few innovative business ideas up her sleeves. This young woman entrepreneur created, along with some friends, shaadimauritius.com, a matrimonial website quite in the limelight lately. She shares her experiences, challenges and achievements from her journey so far.
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Friday, 31 January 2014 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
From beauty therapist to director of her own beauty and wellness training centre, an avid social worker and since a year, acting village councillor for the district of Savanna, Nasime Mungly, also known as Kim, is a relentless woman. She has a real passion to serve the needy and empowering the vulnerable.
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Friday, 31 January 2014 14:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
She’s tough as nails, brilliant and ambitious – and also a no-nonsense girl. She goes through life with an admirable candor which often leaves her peers astounded. She voices other people’s thoughts. She also has her younger counterparts’ benefit at heart, which is why a great chunk of her time is devoted in social work. That’s Vidushi Sobhanee Keenoo for you!
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Rating success is tough, but when some people consider you to be a role model, it already gives you a hint that you are on the right track. Women should be able to give and accept constructive feedbacks from all spheres of life to move up.
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Friday, 24 January 2014 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
She is passionate about English and literature. She has contributed to several publications, including one for an American literary press in 2006. Mansa Daby, Lecturer/Programme Manager at the Open University Mauritius, has spent ten years in the education sector.
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Friday, 24 January 2014 14:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
He searches for his images on the fringes of society. In the Tamil culture, he sees small slices of life and unaltered beauty. He is the eyes and ears of the mundane nuances of existence, capturing the mood in a fraction of a second. He freezes a moment that people usually forget in the same amount of time.
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Careers are equally important for men and women. Family should be the strength and not perceived as an obstacle. It’s quite rare for women to get support from husband, parents and in-laws to study abroad. Tulsi Hardas Surnam reckons she is lucky to have been able to think and act outside the box.
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From being a journalist (print and broadcast), a public and media relations officer, a lecturer, an English language teacher, a coach in the volunteer sector and short story writer, there is little that Meera Vayapooree has not tried her hands on and not succeeded.
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Friday, 17 January 2014 14:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
His face is familiar as he is often seen on national television. He is funny and always smiling. “This is the recipe of my success as a comedian,” he says.
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Parenthood is the biggest ever undertaking you can ever face. Being a single parent is, in many ways, tougher, especially when you have to ensure that enough is earned to pay grocery bills, school fees and other daily expenses and on top of that, find time to give a kid all the affection he or she needs. Hardships, sometimes, provides you with the stamina to shape a wonderful world of love and fulfillment.
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The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas(PBD) was held on the 7th, 8th and 9th January 2014 in New Delhi. Mahen Utchanah, the founder and president of the Francophone GOPIO International announced a Francophone Night on 8th January 2013 in New Delhi bringing together members of GOPIO from the French-speaking countries and VIP guests such as Mookhesswur Choonee, the Minister of Arts and Culture, and Valayar Ravi, the Minister of Indian Overseas Affairs, and the French Ambassador to India.
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