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A fellow stay-at-home mama recently said she was felt envious when she heard my "boardroom talk" and had wistful "visions of tailored clothes, shiny shoes and coffee machines." I love my shoes (I am a...
As a vice-president advising one of India's best-known companies, I was once asked to leave the room so a very senior member could crack an inappropriate joke. I was the only woman in the room, needless to say. Let's face it, corporate India isn't used to seeing women in positions of power. I've learnt to expect some curiosity, some inelegance and many awkward moments. Here's my list of workplace woes that illustrate how corporate India has a lot of growing up to do.