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#Heroes4Us – Paromita Ghosh, Director, Candid Communication

07th Mar 2016  [26 views]

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Paromita is ambitious yet soft, powerful yet loving to both her babies – Candid Communication and her son Vir respectively. She is the Director, Candid Communication and Candid School of Communication. She has not let her fire for success affect her love for her child or vice versa. She balances both her roles with panache. You are our Hero!

FT –  Tell us something about your child/children

PG – I have one son, Vir Dubey, 6 years old, studying in standard 1 at The Heritage School. Vir’s passions include art and craft, hip-hop dance and sports. Just like me he too reads a lot and is a movie buff. He’s independent and social and having him has turned my whole world around.

FT –  In a nutshell tell us about your school/college/professional qualifications and any particular memory you have growing up

PG – I’m from Loreto Day School Bowbazar and have completed my BCOM Honours from Calcutta University. I’ve completed MBA Marketing from ICFAI Hyderabad in 2002.

I was the head girl in school and was always a master of extra curricular activities, throughout my school and college life I participated in multifarious activities like basketball, public speaking, debates, Girls Guides, LTS, Republic Day Parade and other inter school activities.

FT –  What is your passion?

PG – My passion is my work, my company www.candidcommunication.net

FT – Tell us something about your professional achievements and elaborate on your present work

PG – An MBA in Marketing and Corporate Communication, I am the Founder and Director of Candid Communication, the leading PR Agency in Eastern India with offices in India, UK and Australia.

With an exposure of over 14 years in PR and Corporate Communication, I spearhead Candid Communication, now in its 13th year of operations with a network of over 40 cities in India and overseas operations in UK and AUSTRALIA. Candid Communication has a repertoire of 200 plus prestigious brands from across the country namely Kolkata Knight Riders, Walt Disney, Sony Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Star India Private Limited, ABP Group, R N Tagore Hospital, Keppel Magus, Ruchi Group, Speciality Restaurants Private Ltd, Khadim India Limited, RICE Group and so on.

I am the Founder Director of Candid School of Communication, the only structured industry oriented PR and Event Management Institute in Eastern India affiliated to City and Guilds UK with an overseas Chapter in Bangladesh.

I am a Governing Committee member of the Board of Studies for George Telegraph Training Institute and a visiting lecturer of Public Relations and Event Management with eminent Institutes like EMDI, ISBM, JU, ILead among others. I have also been giving lessons in personality development with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contestants of Zee TV for several years.

FT – Challenges faced in being a working mother and how did you overcome them. Was there a moment when you wanted to give up?

PG – We are a young working couple living alone with a small kid; there were moments due to lack of help when our work suffered hugely but we never gave up. Between my husband and me we pulled along and today Vir is independent enough to travel alone. We managed by sharing parenting duties, 50% each. I’m a very hands on mom even today as I look after his classes, extra curriculars and his studies.

FT –  Any advice for working mothers?

PG – Only one. Parenting is like any other duty that you perform on a day to day basis. Do you give up brushing because you have to cook? So why would you give up your work because you have to be a mom. Being a mom is as much a part of me as is being an entrepreneur – working and parenting go hand in hand. I’m aware that its hectic to do both but all women are mechanised with extra empowerment and abilities. I always knew that I wanted to work as well as be a mom, I never thought that I have to give up one for the other. I give the same suggestion for all moms.

Pursuing your dreams makes you a complete person, a happier person. This happiness and fulfillment of mine is channelised into my family and life, by being happy and content I’m a happier mom when I come home. I pursue my home chores with more gusto and energy, this energy and happiness my child inherits from me.

FT – Your favourite quote that inspires you

PG – “You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself,” Swami Vivekananda!

 

If you have a similar inspiring story of a working mother, please share it with us at [email protected]

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