Guest AuthorNeha Bagaria

There is a Tribe of Women that’s Bringing Every Indian Woman Back to Work

Source | JobsForHer | Neha Bagaria | Co Founder & CEO JobsForHer

Women are women’s worst enemies, they say.  Women are the ones who pull each other down.  Behind every successful woman, is a jealous spiteful woman.

Not. Any. More. The tribe of women at JobsForHer is here to prove otherwise.

Founded by a woman and comprising of a predominantly woman team, this company is committed to being the wind beneath the wings of other women.

Here are the stories of some of these women, who are determined to overcome any obstacle, fight with their destinies, and prove to the world that they still have it in them.

Neha JobsForHer

3.6-year career break | CEO & Founder – JobsForHer | Potential-spotter in every career-break woman, Passionista with perseverance

Gayatri Balaganeshan

2-year career break | Client Servicing | Time Stopper, Game Changer

Pankaja B S

6-month break | Web Administrator | Gritty, Proficient, Go-to-Girl

Pritha Nagpal

1-year break | Business Development | Can sell ice to an Eskimo, Feisty Firecracker

Schonali Rebello

Multiple career breaks for relocation; 1 for baby (2 years) | Creative Content | Full-time writer, full-time feminist

Shuba Shaktivelu

3-year career break | Client Servicing | Confident Restarter, Determined to Stay

Harsha Bhandiwad

6-year career break | Research Executive | Truth Seeker, 4am-Riser

Rupa C.T.

1-year career break | Quality Engineer | Tech Wonderwoman, Quick Gun Murugan student

Priya Torke

1st break (new mum) – 11 months, 2nd break (motherhood) – 6 months, 3rd break (sabbatical) – 2 months, 4th break (relocation) – 6 months | HR & Admin | Patient saint, Sunshine dispenser

Kaajal Ahuja

11-year career break | Content Creator | Full-time Nice Person, Part-time Bad Ass

Priyanka Bopanna

2 years & 5 months career break | Content Creator | Nonconformist Feminist

Kajal Manwani

In House Baby | Content Writer | Rookie Super Hero

Ankita Ghorpade

6-month break | Social Media | Challenge-trumper, eternal student

Sanghita Banerjee

6-year career break | Business Development | Mind Over Matter mantra keeper

Jyoti Gurung

1-year career break | Sales | Untiring Mother of a Toddler

Bharathi Felix

1st break: 3 years (first baby), 2nd break: 2 & a half years (second baby), 3rd break: 1 year (daughter’s education) | Accounts | Responsibility is my middle name, Cool Cat

Priya Desai

5-month career break | B2B Content Writer | Research & writing beast, multitasking goddess

Khushaali Dabholkar

Multiple career breaks | Ambassador Network | Passion & potential rolled into one

Jeena Viju

2-year career break | Graphic Designer | Impossible is nothing

Sapna Bakshi

Multiple breaks, last one for 3 years | Customer Support | Rubberband attitude to life, human connect magnet

Vinutha Menon

11-year career break | PR | Renewed identity & a zest for life

Priyanka Zutshi

9-month career break | Alliances & Partnerships | Mighty Matchmaker

Ujwala Thirumurthy <>,

4-year career break, 3-year freelancer | Creative Content Writer | Under pressure thriver, Silver lining finder

Richa Sinha

3.5-year career break | Customer Support | Quick adapter,  better under pressure


10-month career break | Mentor Coordinator | Risk-taker

We know that every woman who has taken a break in India did it because she had to, because nobody else in her family could or would, did it because she put others’ needs before hers. We’ve all been there. We’ve all done it. And we’ve all returned.

You can too.

We’re here to catch you when you fall, like we did for each other and continue to do every single day. We’re here to tell you that you’re wanted, you’re needed, and you’re still RELEVANT to the working world outside your doors.

Take a leap of faith this International Women’s Day and #BeBoldforChange with JobsForHer.

Girl, we got you.

Join our Facebook LIVE CHAT on Friday, March 10th from 11 am to 12 noon on my (Neha Bagaria’s) Facebook page! For one hour, you can ask me, and all the women on our team, who restarted their careers, anything & everything related to restarting YOUR CAREER!


Originally published @ JobsForHer…………..

Neha BagariaNeha Bagaria is an entrepreneur at heart, a Wharton grad, a wife, a mother-of-two and a woman who restarted her career, thus founding JobsForHer. JobsForHer is not Neha’s first entrepreneurial venture.

She founded her first company Paragon, right after she graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Paragon, an educational centre based in Bombay, introduced the Advanced Placement Program for high school students in India, with Neha also serving as the College Board Representative of India. When marriage brought her to Bangalore, she started working with Kemwell, a contract pharmaceutical manufacturing company, in the fields of HR, Finance and Marketing strategy. Neha took a break in her own career when she had her children. During this personal journey, she became aware of the various difficulties a woman faces in order to re-enter the workforce. She then became committed to the cause of enabling women to restart their careers and founded to help them achieve their full potential.

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