Women in India have proved to the world that they belong to the kitchen and can also perform in any job provided they are given a chance and the opportunity. Though there are still biases in every sector regarding women in India, many women are leaving those biases behind and achieving what they aim for.
Earlier, the doors of most of the challenging jobs were not open widely for women. However, with the sheer determination of the women, the entries for most of the careers which were earlier only for men have now opened for women as well. The biases in remuneration, respect, and others are also decreasing, and the women are given an equal platform with every passing day.
If you are looking for career options that you can pursue being a woman, then here are six such career choices for you.
Banking and Financial Consultant
If you are interested in the financial sector, you can enter the government or private banking sector or the financial companies providing consultancy services. For joining the banking sector under the government, you need to clear the banking exams conducted by the center or individual banking entrances like SBI PO, etc.
If you have done your graduation or post-graduation in finance, economics, CA, CFA, you can also enter the private financial companies. Remuneration in financial jobs is one of the highest in India. One woman’s name, which shines brightly in the banking and financial sector, is Chanda Kochhar, Former CEO and MD of ICICI Bank, who took the institution to another level of success.
Journalism or Public Relation
If you follow news channels, you must hear of one woman who has taken over this media and journalism industry, Palki Sharma Upadhyay. Women have always been in this industry, but recently they have gained immense importance, and people value their skills. If you are good at communication skills, corporate and social relationships and can live up to challenges regularly, this field is waiting for you.
Medicine or Nursing
Though being a doctor may be a dream of many women, pursuing this career needs a lot of potential and determination. However, this field has always opened its arm for women practitioners, and there is no bias. Nursing has always been a career dominated by women, so, if you love to serve people, this career is just right for you.
Remember the last Commonwealth Games or the Olympics, the number of Indian women who earned medals – gold, silver, and others- is more than the number of men who won them. Earlier, this field was dominated by men, but in recent times, a woman such as PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom has proven several times that the time has come when this field no longer only belongs the men.
If you are passionate about any sport, do not give up thinking about it; whether you can make a career in it or not is a different thing. It would be best to give all your efforts and make a great career in the sports field.
Whether it is interior designing or fashion, women are making marks in all the domains of designing. Women are always believed to be creative, and now they are in the limelight with the portrayal of their skills and talents. For becoming a designer, you need skills/expertise and creativity, and for being in the professional space, a graduate diploma or degree can help you better. There are institutes like INIFD and others which offer designing courses to hone your skills and talent.
If women have to convince you of something, they will do it anyhow. If you possess the skill to persuade people, the sales and marketing sector is awaiting you. Selling products need people skills, and women are like god gifted in this. They know how to persuade people by recognizing their likings and dislikes. Women love to communicate with many people and socialize, making it easier to sell their products and meet their targets.
Women have aimed the sky and won it, and at recent times barring a few careers, women are accepted in every field. Women flourish in every sector with bright colors, whether defense, air force, engineering, or finance.