THE INDIAN COUNCIL OF CULTURAL RELATIONS, EMBASSY OF INDIA-ROME, UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES “L’ORIENTALE”, ASSOCIAZIONE SĀKSHI
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.
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
Hon.Mrs. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, Nation Commission for Women, Republic of India.
HE Emanuela Del Re, former Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Italy and currently EU Special Representative for the SAHEL
Hon. Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, President, Indian Council of Cultural Relations-ICCR and Member of the Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India
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