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Vishnu Sreekumar
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Breaking up the boys’ club: Flipkart’s women engineers are at the forefront of a quiet revolution in Indian tech

Long plagued by gender stereotypes and a lack of representation, the software engineering field has the reputation of being a “boys club”. This reputation is even more pronounced in India, where family pressure and the lack of a support system cause a lot of women to drop out of STEM jobs after their first few years. However, the trend is changing slowly but steadily, with a new generation of ambitious women engineers leading a quiet revolution in the field. These women are also mentoring younger students to create a new crop of women engineers who receive the guidance they did not receive. We spoke to some of Flipkart’s sharpest young women to get their views on what’s changed, what hasn’t and where they see things going in the future.
Jishnu Murali
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Pilot, changemaker, Flipkart Samarth partner: The incredible story of Captain Indraani Singh

Meet Captain Indraani Singh, an airline pilot who founded Literacy India and Indha Crafts to help women and children in India's underserved communities. A grassroots changemaker, she often visits these communities, often turning up in her pilot's uniform to surprise them! Recently, her organization, Indha, partnered with Flipkart to ensure that their artisans had access to a pan-India customer base and a more sustainable income. Read her story.
Jishnu Murali
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5 empowering stories of Flipkart’s women sellers

For some of these women, it was a route to achieving job satisfaction. For others, it was a way to assert control over their work-life balance. Whichever way you look at it, you can't ignore the immense success these women sellers have found in a short span of time. Read these unique stories from Flipkart's extraordinary women sellers.