• FEMLEADS STORY - Arunima Sinha

    2019-10-20 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Arunima Sinha

    Arunima has become the first female amputee to climb 5 Mountains of the World. She has previously set the records of being the first female amputee and the first Indian amputee to climb Mount Everest. She is currently on a goal of climbing 7 peaks of the world as part of her ‘Mission 7 Summits...Read More

  • About Breast Cancer

    2019-10-02 , By Femleads

    About Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American women. An estimated 271,270 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. Breast cancer accounts for 15 percent of all new cancer diagnoses and 7 percent of all cancer deaths each yea...Read More

  • A SHORT HISTORY OF YOGA

    2019-10-03 , By Femleads

    A SHORT HISTORY OF YOGA

    Despite more than a century of research, we still don’t know much about the earliest beginnings of Yoga. We do know, though, that it originated in India 5,000 or more years ago. Until recently, many Western scholars thought that Y...Read More

  • Karwa Chauth 2019: Significance, history and importance of Karwa Chauth

    2019-10-16 , By Femleads

    Karwa Chauth 2019: Significance, history and importance of Karwa Chauth

    Karwa Chauth is a Hindu festival mostly celebrated in Northern India during which married women fast from sunrise till the moon comes out. Unmarried women also observe a fast for finding their prospective grooms.

    The women consume a meal before dawn, called sargi and then only eat and drink after they see the m...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - P. T. Usha

    2019-10-20 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - P. T. Usha

    Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha, generally know as P.T. Usha, is an Indian Athlete, and arguably the most famous and successful Female Athlete from India to have ever existed. Her extra-ordinary performance at the track has earned Usha the titles such as “the queen of Indian track and field...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Zhou Qunfei

    2019-10-20 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Zhou Qunfei

    Zhou Qunfei is the world’s richest self-made woman. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong. She jets off to Silicon Valley and Seoul, South Korea, to court executives at Apple and Samsung, her two biggest customers. She has played host to President Xi Jinp...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Sudha Chandran

    2019-10-20 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Sudha Chandran

    Sudha Chandran is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer, Indian film and television actress.

    Sudha was born in Kerala on 21 September 1964. Her father K. D. Chandran hails from Irinjalakuda and her mother, Thankam hails from Kuzhalmannam , Palakkad. She earned her B.A from Mithibai Col...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - O. P. Jaisha

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - O. P. Jaisha

    Jaisha Orchatteri Puthiya Veetil, commonly known as O. P. Jaisha, is an Indian track and field athlete from Kerala. She is the current national record holder in the marathon, a distinction she achieved by clocking 2:34:43 at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. In the process she bettered her ow...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Kalpana Chawla

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Kalpana Chawla

    Kalpana Chawla’s, who happens to be the one India-born woman who gave millions of other girls the courage to dare to dream of becoming an astronaut. She was an Indian-American astronaut and the first Indian woman in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialis...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Ursula Burns

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Ursula Burns

    Ursula M. Burns currently serves as Chairman (since May 2010) and CEO (since July 2009) of Xerox. She made headlines in 2009 when she became the first African-American woman CEO of a Fortune 500 company. She is also the first woman to succeed another woman as head of a Fortune 500 company, having su...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Neerja Bhanot

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Neerja Bhanot

    Neerja Bhanot, a courageous purser on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 who was murdered while saving passengers from terrorists on 5 September 1986. Posthumously, she became the youngest recipient of India's highest peacetime military award for bravery, the Ashok Chakra, also the first female...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Rajani Pandit

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Rajani Pandit

    Rajani Pandit is an Indian private investigator who is regarded as the first woman private investigator in the state of Maharashtra, and sometimes even the first in India. She has been the subject of a documentary, written two books, received numerous awards, and is considered one of the most famous...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Bharti Singh

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Bharti Singh

    Today’s woman is short and sweet – quite literally. Standing at just 5 feet tall is Bharti Singh, the cutest stand-up comedian in India today. The reason she has made it to this list? Simply because she is currently the only known female in a career essentially dominated by men. Moreover...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Seema Aziz

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Seema Aziz

    From being the managing director of Pakistan's largest fashion retailer, to being the founder and chairperson of the largest NGO in Pakistan, which is also the world's second largest school system; Seema Aziz has come a long way in last 31 years. A commercial entrepreneur, social activist, e...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Lisa Ray

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Lisa Ray

    Imagine having a successful career as a model and actor in Bollywood and Hollywood with a life full of excitement and media attention. And then suddenly; being plunged from the limelight into the darkness. That was what happened to the beautiful Lisa Ray; but she refused to bow before her dreaded il...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Kiran Bedi

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Kiran Bedi

    For today, I chose the woman who has since my childhood been the epitome of woman power for me, an example to be admired, emulated and shared: Dr. Kiran Bedi, India’s first woman to join officer ranks of the Indian Police Services.

    Kiran Bedi was born on 9th June, 1949 in Amrits...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Shanti Tigga

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Shanti Tigga

    Shanti Tigga was the first female combat soldier in the Indian Army. Women are allowed in the armed forces but only as officers in the non-combat units. Shati was the first woman to break that barrier. What is even more remarkable is that she achieved this feat when she was 35 and had two children. ...Read More

  • FEMLEADS STORY - Suzette Jordan

    2019-10-21 , By Femleads

    FEMLEADS STORY - Suzette Jordan

    Suzette Jordan, in her own words, was just another woman. A simple woman who loved her family, loved her children and would not take crap. Except that Suzette was a rape survivor who had shown exemplary courage in 2013 and had waived her right to anonymity as a rape survivor and revealed her name an...Read More

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