The 9to5 Misfits are Here to Tell you That There is Life After Unemployment

As humans, we’re creatures of habit—our bodies crave routine. For most of us, that routine is determined by our work. But what happens when that’s suddenly taken away from you, i.e.: unemployment? Pandemonium! Cue Kevin from “Home Alone.”

Two Brown Girls Became Unemployed And Decided to Tell The World About it

Pavi Dinamani and Namrata “Nammy” Sirur had always been misfits of sorts within the Desi community, but in June 2016, they really cemented that status by starting a YouTube channel called The 9to5 MisFits to talk openly about their unemployment … gasp!

Daring to Dream: Parbati Chaudhury and Deepa Shah on Their Inspiring Journeys

With two very different but equally successful career paths, both these women share one very similar outlook on life: an unapologetic resolve to do what they love – and to continue doing it every day.

Why I Find Incredible Value in my Teaching Career

So why teacher? Because it reminds me to stay humble, compassionate and patient, it reminds me of the different personalities in the world and it reminds me that even at the age of five everyone has a story that you know nothing about, everyone is dealing with feelings you have never felt before.

Dear Women: Don’t be a ‘Do Nothin’ B**ch’

BG Amrita Lit grapples with the phrase, “do nothin’ b**ch,” as she realizes the need to get out there and do something to make her years count.

A SAHM’s Newfound Call to Action to Get Up And Do Something

I spent 10 years living as a typical brown housewife, a SAHM (stay at home mom). The only places I would leave home for were to pick up and drop off my kids at school or to get groceries. My nights resided of watching Pakistani soaps back to back with extra shots of chai and biscuits on the side.

The 5 Most Frequent Interview Types and How to Ace Them

Every company tackles the recruiting process in its own different way. Even though most of the interviews we all attended took the form of a one-on-one meeting with the interview, today a creative position receives a creative approach to the selection of candidates.

Megha Davalath Talks About Animating Dreamworks’ ‘Trolls’

Megha Davalath has had quite an interesting (and inspiring!) career path on her journey to becoming a top animator. We asked Megha all about her passions and goals, as well as about the trajectory that led her all the way to DreamWorks.

Learning How To Freelance in a Cutthroat Industry

I have been freelancing doing various things that I am able to monetize: nutrition, social media for different brands, writing, styling, fashion trade shows, and working for two different fashion brands on a part-time basis.

Learning to Appreciate My Job as a Model

I am so fortunate to have a gig, where I can just show up, be myself, and get paid for it. There are definitely times where I don’t appreciate my life as a model and actress enough.