Celebrating Inclusion: Empowering Women Workforce at SRM AP

womens day 2024In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the Directorate of Student Affairs and the Directorate of HR collaborated to orchestrate a vibrant celebration on campus. The celebration witnessed Dr Shikha Jain, Director of Preservation and Community Design at DRONAH and Vice-President of ICOFORT, as its esteemed guest, alongside her were distinguished figures, including Vice Chancellor, Prof. Manoj K Arora; Associate Director of Faculty Affairs Prof. Sheela Singh; Professor of Liberal Arts, Dr Vandana Swami; and Associate Director of Student Affairs, Ms Revathi B.

Dr Sikha Jain, in her keynote address, reverberated with homage to the timeless strength inherent in women, drawing parallels with the archetype of Goddess Durga, symbolising courage, bravery, and compassion. She urged all attendees to embody these virtues and champion gender parity in every sphere of life.

Prof. Arora, in his speech, emphasised on the pivotal role women play in shaping our present and future, excelling across diverse domains from space exploration to entrepreneurship. Embracing this year’s theme, “Inspiring Inclusion,” he stated, “our dedication lies in cultivating a world where everyone appreciates and supports women’s contributions, ensuring they experience profound empowerment and a sense of belonging”.

The event also marked the launch of ‘Aditri-The Horizon of Hope,’ a transformative initiative aimed at empowering rural women, serving as a testament to the university’s commitment to fostering positive change. This pioneering endeavour was inaugurated by Mr Sidharth Shankar Tripathy, Director – Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Professor of Practice. The celebration reached its zenith with captivating performances by our talented staff, faculty and students, culminating in a joyous prize distribution for the Women’s Day competitions.

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