Economia - Xenia Taliotis
Growing in a way that benefits everyone
7th March, 2019
"In every aspect of her career, Vandana Saxena Poria OBE has focused on helping others to be the best they can be. She tells Xenia Taliotis about her dream for a more connected world where growth benefits everyone."
The Hindu Business Line
Shared parental leave is win-win but are companies and, importantly, co-workers ready for it?
29th January, 2016
"Announcing a pregnancy to a boss is not something most women in the corporate workplace look forward to. They are worried about how their boss will react. She walked up to him and said, ‘I have something to tell you.’ He asked her what it was. She said, ‘I’m pregnant.’ His first reaction? ‘Oh shit.’"
Thoughts from Vandana Saxena Poria
1st March, 2019
Self-described disruptive thinker, memetic engineer and talent ecosystem enricher Vandana Saxena Poria OBE FCA gives her perspective on how true business inclusivity can be achieved, both in India and across the globe.
The Telegraph Online
From London with Love
7th September, 2008
"Vandana Saxena Poria became the belle of the ball when she spoke at the UK India Business Council’s first anniversary summit in London last week and disclosed that she employs 50-60 staff, “70 per cent of them women”, at Get Through Guides."
Indian women weigh in on India's ME TOO movement
14th October, 2018
"I've been told by female friends about myself, 'Don't wear that - it is too revealing; wear a dupatta; don't smile so much, you are encouraging them; don't be so friendly;don't talk about your wide range of interests; don't wear eye make up - it makes your eyes look bigger and they get turned on. I have to change the way I look and talk, is this fair?"