Navya Naveli Nanda on “proving” herself, being “imputed” and more


Navya Naveli Nanda shared this image. (courtesy Navyananda)


  • Navya Nanda is co-founder of the online health platform Aara Health
  • Navya and Aara Health co-founders hosted an Instagram Live session
  • Navya spoke about the problems she faces in a male-dominated industry.

New Delhi:

Navya Navelii Nanda, a graduate of Fordham University of New York, is the co-owner of Aara Health, an online platform that discusses health issues and more. On Tuesday, Navya and Aara Health co-founders Pragya Saboo, Ahilya Mehta and Mallika Sahney collaborated on an online session, as part of which they talked about being undermined as a woman in a male-dominated industry, being “mansplained” ay plus. During the Instagram live session, Navya talked about how she must constantly prove herself in a space that is dominated by men. She said, “So whenever we are put in the limelight, talking to a provider or a doctor, we’ve all been in situations where we are talking to someone, probably a man, who is talking to us in a way. very condescending way. “

During the speech, Navya spoke about how people often perceive her and explained it in these words: “When you meet new people to work with and talk to them, there is always that … Don’t worry about what they will think. But more internally, where I feel like, oh, we have to prove ourselves. Especially because in the space that we’re in, it’s largely male-dominated. “

Speaking of the situations where you have to show that you are competent enough, Navya added that they often cause anxiety. “It’s those situations where you feel like you need to prove yourself and you don’t necessarily do it because it’s just stupid. But we’ve all been in those situations and I think that’s where the anxiety comes from, which is, why is this person Talking like I’m stupid? That’s where I feel like, okay, I need to prove myself. I need to give the impression at first that I know what I’m talking about and I don’t need you to explain everything to me and condescending to me. “

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Navya Naveli Nanda She is the daughter of author Shweta Bachchan Nanda and businessman Nikhil Nanda. She is the granddaughter of Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. His uncle Abhishek Bachchan and his aunt Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are also famous actors.


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