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Aamir Khan Champions Women’s Equality At Tina Brown’s Women In The World Summit

Posted by | Empowerment, Social Initiative

Aamir Khan Discusses Women's Equality in India at Tina Brown's 6th Annual Women in the World Summit in New York City

Celebrated Bollywood star Aamir Khan joined Iraqi-American humanitarian Zainab Salbi on the opening night of Tina Brown‘s 6th annual Women in the World Summit in New York City yesterday to discuss women’s issues in India, a topic he has helped make a national conversation through three seasons of his hit TV show Satyamev Jayate, or Truth Alone Triumphs. 

Excerpts from Women in the World:

Masculinity was an equally challenging topic. “Unless we redefine what it is to be a man, things aren’t going to change. Is a real man a protector or someone who goes and beats people up?” he asked, adding that rigid gender roles should be abandoned and male sensitivity encouraged. “You cannot raise a boy telling him not to cry. You are in effect distancing him from emotion and then you are surprised when he grows up and beats his wife.”

“The balance of power in India needs to change. Unless conviction becomes swift, certain things are not going to change and as a society we have to shun the rapist and hold the survivor close.”

READ THE FULL CONVERSATION HERE AND READ ABOUT MOXIE MEDIA AT LAST YEAR’S WOMEN IN THE WORLD SUMMIT HERE.

 

Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Moxie Media’s Top Stories Of 2014

Posted by | Advertising, Art, Beauty, Bollywood, Client Diaries, Digital Media, Digital News, Empowerment, Fashion, Film, Fitness, Food, In the Press, Instadiaries, Interior Design, Marissa Bronfman, Moxie Mentorship, Moxie Secrets, Social Initiative, Social Media, The Huffington Post, Travel, Women in Business, Women in Media

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At Moxie we’re known for creating and popularizing two hashtags that describe our work and passion with precision: #futureisdigital and my personal favorite, #futureisfemale. Looking back on an incredible year and preparing for another with both gratitude and unbridled enthusiasm, we are so proud of the hard-earned milestones that have punctuated 2014, many of which were born from a very powerful [digital + women's empowerment] equation that continues to define who and what this agency is and does.

In January of this year, we featured inspiring stories about superhero(ine) women Sara BlakelyFatima Bhutto and Angela Ahrendts on our blog Moxie Insider and Brown Paper Bag launched their Photo Trail series with my Instagram images, which hold clues to the #futureisgreen food project we’re preparing to launch in 2015. Nokia empowered us to take our national Women in Media panel series and Moxie Mentorship program to Social Media Week Bangalore in February, during which time our panelists sparked an international furor amongst feminists on social media that resulted in articles in both Huffington Post and Firstpost.

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#ClientDiaries: Palladium Hotel Mumbai

Posted by | Client Diaries

Moxie Media Palladium Hotel The Sahib Room & Kipling Bar MissMalini Staycation StyleCrackerOur client Palladium Hotel, a bespoke luxury property located in the heart of Mumbai, reopened its grand doors in the latter half of last year and Moxie Media took over its digital reigns in December 2013 to help craft a new brand identity and build a unique and engaging social media ecosystem. Moxie Media launched Palladium Hotel’s Instagram account with the #PalladiumXmas contest and in the past eight months, has ideated and executed Instagram strategies for promoting Palladium Hotel and all its properties, building buzz around exciting in-house events like the StyleCracker Borough and launching restaurants like The Sahib Room & Kipling Bar.

Whether it’s capturing and sharing original photographs for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day or curating the best of guest photos, such as images from MissMalini‘s Staycation, Moxie Media continues to work towards positioning Palladium Hotel’s Instagram account as the country’s most exciting window into the world of a luxury hotel.

SEE MORE OF OUR WORK HERE.

Condé Nast Traveller India’s Divia Thani Daswani Takes The Road Less Travelled

Posted by | Digital Media, Travel, Women in Media

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Sitting across from the young and spirited Editor of one of India’s most respected magazines, one would never know that Condé Nast Traveller India’s Divia Thani Daswani is jetlagged after flying into Bombay from Moscow the night before. Back in the office bright, early and fully charged, founding Editor Daswani has been appointed the colossal task of building the Condé Nast Traveler brand in India and hence, has had countless mornings like these. Undaunted by deadlines, redeye flights and questionable hotel rooms, it’s no surprise that in four short years, Daswani has established the travel tome as a respectable industry authority and an exhilarating, unmissable read.

The fact that Daswani has so swiftly and expertly carved a niche for herself and the magazine in such a short span of time is in no small part thanks to her pioneering mother, one of the city’s first female stockbrockers. Standing out in heels and a pantsuit while sitting in a sea of men, Daswani vividly remembers her mother waiting to attend parent-teacher meetings at school during the timeslot reserved for working fathers. What caused embarrassment as a child transformed into inspiration as a young woman, a scene that left an indelible mark on Condé Nast Traveller India’s Editor and helped her thrive in an industry dominated so deeply by men.

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Instadiaries: Marissa Bronfman Takes Moxie Mentorship To New York

Posted by | Instadiaries, Travel

Marissa Bronfman founder president Moxie Media Moxie Mentorship New York women in the world summit 2014 huffington post contributor vogue conde nast India toronto NYC new york city women's empowerment From attending Tina Brown’s Women in the World 2014 Summit with inspiring women like Hillary Clinton and Diane von Furstenberg to meeting Girl Rising‘s Peruvian poet Senna and forging powerful partnerships to take Moxie Mentorship global, our Founder and President Marissa Bronfman’s recent week spent in New York marks the beginning of a very exciting new chapter for Moxie Media.

SEE MARISSA BRONFMAN’S IMAGES FROM PARIS, NYC, TORONTO AND MORE HERE.

Marissa Bronfman Discusses Feminism And Equality In FIRSTPOST

Posted by | Digital Media, Digital News, Social Media, Women in Media

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As we welcomed Girl Rising‘s Justin Reeves to speak on our Women in Media panel last week at Social Media Week Bangalore, a handful of angry women from around the world tweeted their outrage over his inclusion at our event.

Inspired by the uproar we experienced at Women in Media Bangalore, our Founder and President Marissa Bronfman discusses feminism, equality and women’s empowerment in FIRSTPOST.

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#ShesEmpowered | Women’s Empowerment Through Indian Eyes

Posted by | Digital Media, Moxie Media Bangalore, Women in Media

#ShesEmpowered Moxie Media Nokia India giveaway contest digital campaign nokia lumia 1520 women's empowerment click images for twitter India In partnership with Nokia India, we recently hosted our first-ever digital contest, #ShesEmpowered, a unique window into the many ways Indians see women’s empowerment.

#ShesEmpowered was a creative platform on which fans and followers were able to share what women’s empowerment looked like through their eyes. Though we were overwhelmed by the sheer volume of tweets, it was the thoughtfulness and vision in each submission that made this contest so memorable.

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