Messy Women: Writing Complex Female Characters
Kiran Manral*, Madhumita Bhattacharyya, Nisha Susan*, Jahnavi Barua with Gayatri Chandrasekharan
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Gayatri Chandrasekharan with Anil Abraham
Gayatri Chandrasekharan is exploring her love for writing after a 20-year career in the corporate world. She likes to pen humorous observations of people and situations on a slice-of-life canvas. Some of these have been featured in dailies.
“Bangalored” is her debut novel.
She is certified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs as an Independent Director, and is currently serving on the board of directors of a global payment security and forensic analytics company. Her last full time role was Vice President and Chief Sales Officer at HCL Services. She is a Chemical Engineer from RVCE in namma Bengaluru and is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.
She spends a significant part of her day playing with her three dogs.