Her Circle’s August 2022 cover celebrates the 75th year of Indian independence with the changemakers of tomorrow – Teen achievers who, despite several obstacles, have emerged as inspiration at the frontline of progress. Young girls who do not allow stereotypes to define them and have chosen their future through hard work and resilience. Young girls of our country who inspire women around the world to believe in themselves, and their right to achieve their dream of freedom. The cover celebrates the diversity and inclusiveness of our country with three teen achievers.
Saniya Mistri: Teenage Rap Sensation
Young hijab-wearing rapper, Saniya Mistri from Mumbai, is an internet star who raps like a professional. Popularly known as Mumbai’s Gully Girl, her rapper name is Saniya MQ. With lyrics that are based on breaking the barriers of inequality and poverty, this teen’s journey reflects how music can be a path to freedom.
Ridhi Phor: Country’s Top Archer
Ridhi Phor, India’s top archer, is a Reliance Foundation athlete who has won several international and national medals. Sports is a very strong and powerful medium for young girls and women to express themselves, express their choices, a medium that gives them the flight to freedom – This young achiever journey reflects how sports can be a path to freedom.
Jui Keskar, Award-Winning Tech Innovator
Jui Keskar, a tech innovator has received several awards for her invention, a glove that detects Parkinson's tremors. In an attempt to help her uncle battle Parkinson's, Keskar invented the JTremor-3D device, which helps measure tremors in patients and sends the data to the doctors through a Cloud database. Her journey showcases how women in STEM can make a difference in healthcare, tech and other fields to not only experience freedom themselves but also to provide societies with better access to it.
CCO & Editor-in-Chief: Tanya Chaitanya
Featuring: Ridhi Phor, Jui Keskar, Saniya Mistri
Photographer: Sahil Behal
Art Director: Sameer More
Videographer: Harish Iyer
Stylist: Sonali Valecha
Assistant Stylist: Isha Modi
Makeup & Hair: Jean-Claude Biguine Salon & Spa
Special Thanks to Reliance Foundation
Clothes & Accessories
Jacket - MoonRay
Crop Top- osé studios
Jewellery- Love Letter
Outfit & Jewellery- MoonRay
Hijab- That Adorbs Hijab
Co-ordination: Shreya Goswami, Karishma Sen, Sonali Valecha, Drishti Kapadia, Darsha Hiwrale, Iona Chatterjee, Sameer More, Harish Iyer
Brands Featured: That Adorbs Hijab, MoonRay, osé studios, Love Letter, Cosset Clothing, Saphed, Pause