I caught up with Maria Roe Roshni on a hot Thursday morning, bonding over the merciless Chennai heat and my desperate need for caffeine.
Roe is a music producer, music arranger and vocalist, whose team works regularly with leading music directors in India, including A.R.Rahman, Anirudh Ravichander, and other top musicians. With a degree from the Berklee School of Music (Boston, MA), Roe began her career in India by teaching at a local music school.
Scottish nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon took part in several Scottish and UK wide TV election debates in the run up to the 2015 UK general election and according to opinion polls was regarded to have had a successful performance.
Journalist Rashmee Roshan Lall was the former editor of The Sunday Times of India and also has presented ‘The World Today’ for BBC World Service; she is currently based in Abu Dhabi and is an editor at The National.
On Being a Journalist
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Namrita talks to Talking Cranes about her entrepreneurial journey.
Tell us about your family, education and growing up.
S. Mitra Kalita was just named managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. Before that Mitra was executive editor of Quartz which she joined in 2012 as its founding Ideas Editor. She has launched Mint, a business paper in New Delhi, and the Greater New York section of the Wall Street Journal, and reported for The Washington Post, Newsday and the Associated Press. Mitra has published two books with another on the way.
Apurva Purohit is the CEO of Radio City, one of the leading radio brands in India.
Nima Srinivasan returned to India after 12 years in the US and started her own company, Berylitics. She talked to TC about becoming an entrepreneur.
In my last corporate job, I was an SVP at Added Value, Los Angeles. In March 2011, I came down to Bangalore to do a recce and get a decent corporate job.
Acting Associate Director Office of Dissemination and Digital Communications
Office of Communications and Public Liaison, National Cancer Institute (NIH).
Every work day, our to-do lists start with what do I wear? Whether a boardroom meeting, an official lunch or just another day at work, different occasions demand a different cluster of color, pattern and style.
You meet someone you are attracted to, date them and then maybe get married to that someone. Between these events chance determines who you spend your life with. Four young men out of college and living in New York City started a social media site that increases the dimensions of that chance- universe. Adam Sachs one of the founders of Ignighter.com, the site that makes dating more fun and less awkward, told us that the site came partly from their own experience.