Now, as far as my personal experience is concerned, let me begin by telling you about my mentee. Neha is a really good-natured girl. I would say she is blessed to have her family supporting her, and yet she doesn't think about herself too seriously, which obviously became one of my main objectives to achieve by the end of this program.
We have had spontaneous discussions and thought-provoking conversations on a plethora of topics, ranging from women's security, to
To give you a better picture, let me quote an except from my diary entry after our second meeting:
I realised that something seemingly as trivial as her favourites could get me an idea of her as a person. Of how she deals with things. This was also a meeting whereby we discussed at length about the topics hovering around women, crimes, empowerment. Hence I believe this has been a productive and fruitful discussion. While she narrated her escapades to me, I too shared some instances of cat calling from my personal experiences and that of my friends. And of course, dealing with it.
I chatted a bit about positive thinking and other traits of characteristics by drawing upon the qualities of her favourite actors.