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     A Shift in


      Select CITYWALK and the Shift Series came together for an
      inspiring evening as they brought three accomplished women
      to share their stories with an audience of 30 women
       Loving yourself as you are, being comfortable in your skin and making your
      voice heard even in a man’s world are all ways of finding yourself and
      knowing your true identity. Sending out this powerful message to women
      everywhere, Select CITYWALK and the ladies of the Shift Series came
      together for a panel discussion titled “Undiscover to Discover” at the                                                             thrill of riding a bike is her favourite
      shopping centre’s Good Earth store recently. Exploring the idea                                                               experience in the world. The second speaker
                                                                                                                                  was lawyer, blogger and writer Divya Gupta,
 vcw  through  two  broad  segments,  namely  ‘Women  of  Substance’                                                            who encouraged all women to speak up and say
      and ‘Breaking Stereotypes’, the event featured three eminent
      speakers, women from different backgrounds and walks of                                                                 what they think and feel no matter who they may
      life, who shared their journeys and struggles with an awe-                                                            be speaking to. She stressed that every woman needs
      struck audience comprising 30 women.                                                                                to be as comfortable and confident speaking to a man
                                                                                                                        as she is to a woman, and feel truly free to express her
      Neharika Yadav, the first Indian woman superbiker                                                               opinions. The final speaker, NDTV fashion consultant Ambika
      who is also a UNESCO Youth Ambassador, was                                                                     Anand, spoke about the importance of family and how her loved
      the first speaker at the do and narrated                                                                     ones have always been supportive of her every step at work. Talking
      her story of overcoming all odds to be                                                                     about her workplace, she also revealed to the audience how it has
      where she stands today. Paralysed                                                                        many facilities for female employees.
      after  an  accident,  she  worked  hard
      and passionately to get back on                                                                      By the end of the evening, every woman in the audience went home with food
      her feet, and is now a biker                                                                       for thought that she could share with her loved ones, doing her bit to bring about
      extraordinaire! She shared                                                                       a shift in mindsets and proving that women are much more than the stereotypes
      with the audience how the                                                                      used to define them.


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