Global Girl

Daily Reflections during COVID-19

​ElsaMarie D'Silva

Social Entrepreneur 

 - Podcast series with trendsetting women leaders.

A series for #AawazDotCom

This series won the Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2021 in the English Podcast category


Rema Rajeshwari- IPS Officer and Yale World Fellow

Ritu David - Founder of The Data Duck

Anna Chandy - Mental Health Expert and Chairperson Live, Love, Laugh Foundation

Archana Goenka - Managing Trustee, CP Goenka International Schools

Swati Pandey - PostMaster General of the Greater Mumbai Area

Annie Dube - Consul General of Canada in Mumbai

Lt Commander Rajeshwari Kori - Former Naval Officer and Deputy Controller of Civil Defense in Raigad

Kalpana Viswanath - coFounder & CEO, Safetipin

Merlin D'Souza - Musician, Composer and Pianist

Poonam Beniwal - National Champion Boxer

Neeti Goel - Restauranteur and Social Activist

Dr Rashmi Tiwari - Founder and Director, Aahan Tribal Foundation

Rozelle Mero - Social Entrepreneur and MD, The People Channel

Nidhi Goyal - Disability and Gender Rights Activist

Sunday Reflections

Interviews with interesting women leaders from around the world.

A series for #SheThePeopleTV

Pilar Velasco: Hold governments accountable says Spain's top investigative journalist

Joy Olivier: Global Inequality is increasing as we progress

Dr Alanoud AlSharekh: Disempowerment Of Women Is Systematic

Eka Gigauri: Executive Director Transparency International Georgia

Holly Kearl: "I Wanted To See Change Happen" says Stop Street Harassment Founder

Eirliani Abdul Rahman: Eirliani will ski to North Pole to campaign against Child Sexual Abuse

Olena Sotnyk: Politics can be Human-Centric and not Populistic

Sylvia Aguilera Garcia: Violence disrupts ability to trust in people

Ruth Jewel Kissam: Fighting Sorcery Accusation Related Violence Against Women

Yawa Hansen-Quao: Be a Voice, Not an Echo

Colette Mazzucelli: Use of technology-mediated learning to champion teaching

Shanthi Kalathil: Exploring Challenges Faced By Democracy Today

Dr Esther Ngumbi: Finding Sustainable Ways To Feed Humanity

Zhanna Nemtsova: Promoting Ideas Of Freedom And Democracy

Isabel Amorim: There Is No Democracy Without A Free Media

Sonja Spruit: Building A Sustainable World

Maureen Oduori: Shaping Democracy And Governance In Kenya

Astrid Escobedo: Working For Human Rights And Justice In Guatemala

Elizabeth Maloba: Mentoring Entrepreneurs with Limited Resources

Emma Sky: Mentoring Students To Build A Good Society

​Marisol Fernandez: There Are No Better Cultures Or Worse

Lorena Diaz Quijano: Democratising Digital Knowledge


During COVID19, Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Stay Positive. Whilst in lockdown mode, ElsaMarie DSilva, Founder & CEO of Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) hosted a series called Daily Reflections at 10am IST with a guest. They shared what they value, how they are coping, what drives their passions and also what they are looking forward to once this crisis is behind us.

beliEVE Season 1

Amazing Grace

beliEVE Season 2

Amazing Grace is a series of conversations with women leaders doing extraordinary things. I am compiling these as a collection of stories that will inspire and motivate young girls to dream bigger and bolder. This started when I was a Yale World Fellow in 2018.

 Podcast series with trendsetting women leaders and mapping their journeys with SDGs.

A series for #AawazDotCom



Zainab Patel - Transgender Activist

Runa Ray - Fashion Environmentalist

Purnima Devi Barman - Wildlife Biologist & Environmentalist

Binu Verma - Director, Child Empowerment Foundation

Dr Mansie Iyer - Scientist, Educator and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Expert

Dr Anita Sengupta - Rocket Scientist and Aerospace Engineer

Shweta Mangal - Entrepreneur

Dr Dhanwanti Rajawade - Anesthesiologist

Wyonna D'Souza - Senior Citizen Care specialist

Kanta Singh - Deputy Country Representative, UN Women India