Women and Power: A discussion on the public participation of women the growth of Modern India.

THE INDIAN COUNCIL OF CULTURAL RELATIONS, EMBASSY OF INDIA-ROME, UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES “L’ORIENTALE”, ASSOCIAZIONE SĀKSHI

PRESENT

A WEBINAR

8th March 2022 at 2.00pm CET / 6.30pm IST,

on the occasion of International Women’s Day

The webinar aims to highlight women in power and their fundamental importance in the creation and growth of modern India. We aim to specially focus on women in the public sphere who have led by example. The focus of this webinar is to project the progress made by Indian women in public aspects of society and governance by repeatedly breaking the glass ceiling. While challenges abound, the webinar aims to learn from the experience of the participants. We hope to be able to celebrate these achievements while discussing how to mitigate challenges for the future generations.

LIVE STREAM: WOMEN AND POWER, WEBINAR

AGENDA

Welcome, Vas Shenoy President, Associazione Sākshi

“Citto jetha bhayśunyo” (where the mind is without fear) by Rabindranath Tagore, recited in Bengali by Daniela Cappello, University of Naples “l’Orientale” (4min)

Welcome remarks, HE Dr. Neena Malhotra, Ambassador of India to Italy

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Hon.Mrs. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, Nation Commission for Women, Republic of India.

REMARKS

HE Emanuela Del Re, former Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Italy and currently EU Special Representative for the SAHEL

SPECIAL REMARKS

Hon. Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President, Indian Council of Cultural Relations-ICCR and Member of the Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India

PANELISTS

Dr. Brinda Jagirdar, former Chief Economist, State Bank of India

Nityashree Mahadevan, artiste and classical singer

Prof. Dr. Santishree Pandit, Vice Chancellor Jawaharlal Nehru University

Concluding remarks and vote of thanks, Prof. Dr. Florinda De Simini, University of Naples “l’Orientale”

MODERATED BY VAS SHENOY PRESIDENT, ASSOCIAZIONE SĀKSHI

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