Significance of careers to Indian Women Professionals: A socio economic study

  • Dr. Saundarya Rajesh Founder-President, AVTAR Career Creators and FLEXI Careers India, "Udyog Gruhaa", No.10 Raja Nagar, East Coast Road, Neelangarai, Chennai – 600041, Tamilnadu, India
  • Karthik Ekambaram Asst. Vice President (Consulting Services), FLEXI Careers India, "Udyog Gruhaa", No.10 Raja Nagar, East Coast Road, Neelangarai, Chennai – 600041, Tamilnadu, India
  • Anju Rakesh Research Consultant, FLEXI Careers India, "Udyog Gruhaa", No.10 Raja Nagar, East Coast Road, Neelangarai, Chennai – 600041, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Empowerment, Financial security, Gender Inclusive growth, Indian Women Professionals (IWPs), Intellectual satisfaction, Self identity

Abstract

The ‘career woman’ avatars of Indian Women is a welcome phenomenon of the recent past, the last 20 years being witness to a greater economic participation of the country’s women as a result. However the career drivers of men and women worldwide are diametrically different, more so in India in a context of existence of stricter gender roles.

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Published
2015-02-28
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Original Article