Late Dr Abdul Kalam affectionately calls me Jyothamma. It is when he told me that ‘God has chosen you to work for me’ when he launched Lead India Foundation that I felt I am born to serve the world,” said farm labourer-turned-IT-Company CEO Dr Anil Jyothi Reddy on Friday. A resident of Phoenix in the US, this NRI who has been inspiring lakhs of women was in the city as part of an interactive session titled ‘The Game Changer’ organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO).
So, who inspires the 40-plusser and mom of two girls and a native of Warangal district? “I am a receptive person. I draw something from everyone.” Her advice to women who hail from humble backgrounds? “Don’t depend on dad, brother, husband, boyfriend or son. You have all the strength in you. Dependency is a crime,” she said, speaking to Hyderabad Express before she began her talk.................Read more
Source: The New Indian Express