Women’s Day: ‘Much progress made, much more needed, no more excuses’

Women’s Day: ‘Much progress made, much more needed, no more excuses’
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NEW DELHI: Who said what for the 2020 International Women's Day on March 8? Some of India's most prominent women actors, sportswomen and industry leaders spoke about the women who inspired them, being unapologetic about their success and how much more needs to be done.

Harmanpreet Kaur | Captain, Indian Women’s T20 Cricket Team

Gender doesn’t define World Champions. As the Women in Blue battle it out for the #T20WomenCricket on #WomensDay

Mary Kom | Boxer

The future belongs to the many women inspiring others to achieve their dreams, Watched this wonderful Kotak Silk video. Happy Women’s Day to the super women around the world!

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw | Founder, Biocon Limited

“As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success.” to YourStory on gender barrier and smashing the patriarchy - YourStory

4. Indra Nooyi | Former CEO, PepsiCo

An important attribute of success is to be yourself. Never hide what makes you, you – NDTV

Tapsee Pannu | Actor

I learn a lot from many women around. Be it home makers like my mother or corporate giants like Indra Nooyi. Be it our superwoman sportstar like Mithali Raj or my super costar Vidya Red heart so much to learn from all of them #AskTaapsee #EveryWoman

Debjani Ghosh | President, Nasscom

I don’t apologise for believing I’m the best. So, I always ensure that I do what I need to do in the best way possible. Women, I think, we need to stop apologising for believing we’re good. - YourStory

Gargi Dasgupta | Director, IBM Research Labs India and CTO, IBM India and South Asia

When one woman helps another, amazing things can happen, and professional careers can leap forward. – YourStory

Gita Gopinath | Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund

Much progress made, much more needed, and no more excuses

Shobhaa De | Author

On International Women’s Day, it is really this relationship – between and daughters – we need to focus on if we want a better tomorrow for ourselves. It is a primary bond that determines how a young girl, and later an adult woman, perceives her place in the world. – Mumbai Mirror

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