Rupa to publish She Storms the Norms by Anisha Motwani and Priyadarshini Narendra


Women tend to work much harder, yet they are held to higher standards and face greater obstacles when it comes to receiving their deserved recognition. She Storms the Norms is a powerful sequel to the bestselling book Storm the Norm, and showcases the inspiring stories of women who have overcome the triple challenge of societal beliefs, structural barriers and self-doubt. These women are from different sectors and walks of life, and their experiences and stories are also vastly different. However, what they have in common is that each one of them has overcome patriarchy at home, at work and within their own minds. This book is a beacon of inspiration for countless young women who aspire to break barriers and achieve success in their professional and personal journeys. It encourages readers to challenge norms and become agents of change and fulfilment. If you are determined to defy norms and make a difference, this book is a must-read.


Anisha Motwani is a multifaceted business leader and the managing director of StN Ventures. She is also the author of the national bestselling book Storm the Norm. A speaker, avid blogger and podcaster, Anisha is also an advisor, mentor and independent director on the boards of several organizations. In recognition of her achievements, she was voted as one of the ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business’ by Business Today for three consecutive years, among many others.

Priyadarshini Narendra is a marketing, communications and strategy expert. She has worked for close to three decades across advertising, marketing, consumer research and consulting with organizations such as Lintas, Kantar, HT Media, Iconoculture, CK Birla Group and more. A TedX speaker, she is passionate about the cause of Women at the Workplace. She now consults with multiple brands on strategy, trendspotting and research. She is a fiction writer of two books, Two Chalet School Girls in India, and You Never Know When You’ll Get Lucky! She has also been a contributor to an anthology of short stories inspired by the pandemic, titled Here Today, Here Tomorrow. This is her first non-fiction book.

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