Indo-German Project Her&Now by GIZ, is launching a graphic novel “WE Mean Business – 20 Women Entrepreneurs, 20 Stories” at Triveni Auditorium, Triveni Kala Sangam on 15th of October, in New Delhi.
The novel is a collection of graphic narratives written by and about twenty inspirational businesswomen from throughout India.
These visual retellings, based on extensive interviews done over a year, convey the different life experiences and lifeworlds of its protagonists as they chose to narrate them.
These are stories about strong women who defy norms and take control of their lives. Steel traders, factory owners, potters, YouTubers, weavers, and others will be featured as their unique trajectories develop in non-metropolitan India.
The entrepreneurs included in the book are from India’s tier II and tier III cities, including North-East India, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana, and come from a variety of business sectors and backgrounds, each represented in a distinctive visual manner.
Vishwajyoti Ghosh, a prominent graphic artist and illustrator, co-wrote the novel with Shrutika Mathur and Nishtha Vadehra, and it is co-published by Yoda Press, New Delhi, and printed by Fortune Print Services, New Delhi. On Amazon, the graphic novel will be accessible in two languages: English and Hindi.
The national launch event will take place from 11.30 AM to 1 PM. Detailed agenda along with details on the keynote speaker will follow soon.
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