Hema Vinod, the best-selling Author of ‘Parenteening Made Simple’ is bringing forth her second masterpiece- ‘Girl, Empower Yourself!’
December 02: Hema Vinod an Author of two books, is currently in India after a three-decade career as Educationist in various countries. She has used her experience and expertise in her books, ‘Parenteening Made Simple’ (for parents) and her current book, ‘Girl, Empower Yourself!’ Both books have unique content and have her target group, Teenagers in mind. Her website, www.teensgen.com is replete with resources for the parents and teens.
Ms. Hema Vinod’s professional journey through the decades has had a keen focus on children and women. She worked as an educator in various schools in India, DRC and Congo. She then moved to humanitarian work with UNICEF and UNHCR which took her to various conflict affected countries over a span of seventeen years, such as Uganda, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Somalia and Iraq.
Her journey has been a most interesting and challenging one taking her to some of the most troubled conflict affected spots in the world. The rich experiences and expertise gained from her work and interactions with children and women has inspired her to write the book which will be a guide and mentor for girls around the world.
She returned to India in 2020, did her training to be a Coach from IPEC, USA which is topmost in the Coaching arena and also wrote her first book for parents, Parenteening Made Simple. This book went on to become a best-seller on Amazon.
In 2022, she worked on her second book for girls and young women which is called, ‘Girl Empower Yourself!’
She wrote this book to empower girls using her vast experience working with girls in the field of education. She felt girls lacked role models and mentors in their growing up years. Here is a brief write up about her two books.
Girl Empower Yourself
Girls while growing into young women often face a lot of challenges in their life. They need a lot of support and help in their journey.
Having worked with adolescents for over three decades and having been a mother of teens, Hema Vinod has put together a transformational book for girls using the 7 steps that aim at making girls and young women ask the right questions. These 7 steps help girls and young women to take the appropriate actions to bring change and improvement in their lives. The seven questions are:
· Who am I?
· How can I be happy?
· How can I be effective?
· How can I reach my aim in life?
· How can I be the best version of myself?
· How can I lead a healthy life?
· How can I nurture my relationships?
In addition, the book sets forth personal one to one interaction with 10 successful women who have shared their personal journeys and wisdom. This will be a great inspiration for girls. The book with its tools and techniques, if practiced, will lay the foundation for a sound, healthy and happy future.
Parenteening Made Simple
This book is for parents and has a well-defined strategy for dealing with the transitional period of teenage years. It also illustrates the key issues affecting teens including stress, bullying, addictions, peer pressure and negative self-image. By sharing the seven foundational principles of parenteening, the book seeks to provide practical insights and solutions to support parents and caregivers of teenagers. It is enriched with interviews with experts from different walks of life and is an exceptional resource for parents.
On a mission to serve teens
Using her vast repertoire as a parent, coach, humanitarian and educationist, Hema has in the past two years transformed into an author who supports teens in their challenging journey of transition between childhood and adulthood. Through her books, she provides first-hand insights to all the questions parents and teenage girls have. Both books are a ‘must read’ for all people working and interacting with teens including educators, coaches and social workers. In addition, it is a valuable resource for all educational institutions and libraries.