• UvA-Maartje-Strijbiskopie
    Culture and Society,  Education,  On Management

    Back to School or Onwards to School?

    After 8 years of working in senior roles across real estate services and luxury retail, I head to the University of Amsterdam for a BSc in Business Administration. This extensive four year course would involve understanding all aspects of managing an organisation in a scientific manner, with all the perks this excellent academic environment and a prosperous global city would offer. I shall be relocating, and soaking in the experience. The university is one of the world's best, falls in the top 1% business schools, and I'm certainly excited for this oncoming shift in worldview.

  • People

    About Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kendra

    Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kendra (BSSK) is a social organization based in Aurangabad (Maharashtra), which works towards providing education to the children at underprivileged homes. My family has been sponsoring school education of multiple students since a decade, and they added one under my name a few years back.

  • Books and Cinema

    Cecilia Payne, Cosmic Queen

      Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. Her newspaper obituaries do not mention her greatest discovery. […] Every high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, that Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and that Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, the textbooks simply say that the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know. —— Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin…