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Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah

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Uncommon Women is a new podcast series hosted by Gayatri Rangachari Shah that brings you inspiring tales of women breaking barriers, of women creating impact. You hear from women in the news and women you haven’t heard of yet. What they have in common is that they are Uncommon. These women are trailblazers who dared to dream. Even in the toughest situations, they didn’t give up. These stories of struggle will uplift you and move you. Uncommon Women will leave you thinking “If she can do it, so can I”
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Ep - 9 Farah Khan

Ep - 9 Farah Khan

2020-09-0936:59

Bollywood is always in the limelight and today more so than ever. Hear one of the industry's most well-known faces, the award winning choreographer, director and producer Farah Khan tells about the ups and downs of working there, how coming from a place of poverty and years of struggle shaped her world view , and why she likes to make feel-good films. Listen to Farah Khan on this week's episode of Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on RedFM India app. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 8 Anita Dongre

EP - 8 Anita Dongre

2020-09-0138:00

She started out with just 2 sewing machines and faced a lot of rejection in her career. But she didn’t let it get her down. Instead she channeled her fierce drive to be economically independent and worked harder. 21 years after opening her first store in Mumbai, Anita Dongre is at her professional pinnacle. Her clothes have been worn by celebrities at home and abroad, including Kate Middleton, Hillary Clinton and Ivanka Trump. Hear how she got to where she is in this week’s episode of Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the RedFM India app See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 7 Aruna Roy

EP - 7 Aruna Roy

2020-08-2540:08

Hamara Paisa, Hamara Hisab. Do Indians have the right to know how money used by the government on their behalf is spent?  That was the simple premise upon which Aruna Roy and her colleagues began the movement for the Right to Information. A grassroots campaign that began in rural Rajasthan is now a powerful law used by millions around the country. Listen to activist and peaceful protestor Aruna Roy made it her life's mission to give us transparency and accountability. Listen to the RTI story on Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the RedFM India app See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP- 6 Barkha Dutt

EP- 6 Barkha Dutt

2020-08-1741:57

Gutsy. Fiesty. Outspoken. Courageous. Brilliant. Barkha Dutt gave new meaning to the word journalist as she spent 120 days traveling across India to report on the coronavirus pandemic. She did this with a small crew, in a tiny car, where she sometimes slept and which doubled up as her studio! Barkha's stories of destitution and struggle made many Indians come forward to help fellow citizens.  She risked her own health in her pursuit of the story – hear how she re-discovered her roots as a reporter and why she feels journalism is a public service. Listen to her story on the Uncommon Women podcast with Gayatri Rangachari Shah on the Red FM India app.   See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 5 Alyse Nelson

EP - 5 Alyse Nelson

2020-08-0545:45

Listen to Alyse Nelson, CEO of Vital Voices, a US based nonprofit that trains women leaders around the world effect change in their communities, whether its to combat climate change, end human trafficking and gender-based violence and to aid with the refugee crisis. Tune in to this week’s episode of Uncommon Women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 4 CHARU KHURANA

EP - 4 CHARU KHURANA

2020-07-2441:22

Can you believe that there was a 59 year old ban on women to work as make-up artists in the movies in India ? And this was only overturned 6 years ago! Meet the woman who made it happen – Charu Khurana. She single-handedly fought a long battle and paved the way for Indian women to work as make-up artists in the Indian film industry . Hear Charu on the podcast uncommon women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah with a tale that will leave you stunned even in the 21st century !! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 3 Sangeeta Bhatia

EP - 3 Sangeeta Bhatia

2020-07-2030:59

A simple test to detect cancer and other diseases? 3-D printed livers? This isn’t the stuff of some magical future but what brilliant scientist and inventor Dr Sangeeta Bhatia developed to help humanity. Listen to how she does it in the week’s episode of Uncommon Women on the RedFM India app. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
EP - 2 Chetna Sinha

EP - 2 Chetna Sinha

2020-07-1549:36

Tune into episode 2 of #Uncommonwomen where host Gayatri Rangachari Shah brings you incredible Story of banker, farmer and activist Chetna Gala Sinha, who left the comfort of city life, moved to a small village in rural India without electricity or a toilet alongside a group of illiterate women, fought hard to set up India’s first rural co-operative bank for and by women – Mann Deshi Bank. These women show us that our courage is our capital! Be the Change you want to be – listen to Uncommon Women on the Redfm App! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Revathi Roy

Revathi Roy

2020-07-0647:24

Revathi Roy’ is a story of the power of passion that has helped her ‘drive’ down smoothly through various speed breakers in life. Be it in 2007, when she lost her husband or in March 2016, when she launched India’s first all-women hyperlocal delivery start-up Hey Deedee . Roy created value not just for herself but for other women too. In between, she had already launched and exited two other ventures. Listen to this story straight from Revathi Roy in uncommon women with Gayatri Rangachari Shah See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
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Akhil Nandakumar

she just an opportunist though #fekumedia

Aug 28th
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