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Power Women – Stand Alone – Doing it All

Others | Apr 24, 2006

Urban Indian Women are making choices and making them work.
ROHINI NILEKANI – 46 , S0CIAL WORKER – Stand Alone
Role call: Wears many hats in the social sector. A trust fund of Rs 100 crore focuses on access to water while the Akshara Foundation works with over one lakh children under the Pratham network. The former journalist also funds activities in areas of personal interest like poetry, yoga and music.

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