An event on Women Empowerment was organized and successfully executed by SISTec GN in cooperation with Confederation of Indian Industry & Indian Women Network on 21st April 2015.
The dignitaries present on the dais were Dr. Swati Saxena, Vice Principal SISTec GN, Ms Bhavana Banerjee -Chairperson IWN Madhya Pradesh Chapter, Ms Dipa Prakash-Member IWN & Co-founder Omega Renk Bearing, Ms Sneha Jain-IWN member & Founder-Blue Caterpillars Market Research and Ms Kanchan Yadav- IWN & YI member & Founder- Managing Director of Genpro Technologies Pvt Ltd.
Around 150+ students & faculty members participated in this event.
CII launched a special initiative for women, Indian Women Network (IWN), a platform for all women to drive their ambitions and motivate them to achieve their dreams. It is a network & exclusive forum of women, for women & by women.
The theme for the Network 'I Am The Change' is entwined on three pillars-
Engage - to support women throughout their careers by providing opportunities to hone leadership skills through coaching, mentoring and training activities etc.
Empower - to support women by providing guidance regarding health, financial, second career opportunities, security aspects etc.
Enable - to provide opportunities for women professionals/ students to grow personally and professionally through entrepreneurship opportunities, active involvement in community services.
Dr.Swati Saxena, Vice Principal, SISTec GN welcomed & introduced all the speakers throwing light on the need and importance of empowering women in every field of life.
Ms. Bhavana Banerjee, Chairperson, Indian Women Network & Director Human Resources – Madhya Pradesh Chapter introduced Indian Women Network, need of its inception and working. She emphasised in her presentation that we should not only focus on entrepreneurs and women from corporates but it should also work for women at the grass root level.
In her speech she accentuate the need of change as explained by Lord Krishna in Bhagavd Geeta that “Change is the law of universe”. The focus was on changing the mindset of the youth to “Understand the conventional to work on unconventional.”
Speaking at the event, Ms. Sneha Jain, IWN member & Founder-Blue Caterpillars Market Research highlighted the importance of a good personality. A very interactive session on personality, its types, on grooming and how to tackle the fear of unknown.
Ms. Kanchan Yadav, IWN & YI member, Founder and Managing Director- Genpro Technologies Pvt Ltd shared her views on entrepreneurship. She stressed on taking initiatives to be a job giver then a job taker.
I, on behalf of the faculty and students, would like to congratulate & thank the Sagar Group management & SISTec team for this initiative & successful completion of the event.
We understood that “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.”