PIB, Goa organises webinar on ‘Women in Leadership’ to celebrate the Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day

IAS Prelims 2023


Goa, March 08, 2021

 

Press Information Bureau, Goa in co-ordination with Regional Outreach Bureau, Maharashtra and Goa organised a webinar to celebrate Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day. Nari Shakti Award winner and Social Scientist, Dr Pratibha and Entrepreneur Diviya Kapur shared their views on ‘Women in Leadership’.

Dr Pratibha, working at grassroots level, narrated her experiences about Women in society. She said, fine balance culture is needed in the society. To break the barriers, she appealed to Women to Overcome all the limitations and break free, listen to their inner-voice and learn to love oneself. Struggle is reduced but not over. Paradigm shift needed towards Women.

In the context of State of Goa, she said there is very much secure work environment in Goa. Being a tourist destination, more and more women entrepreneurs should come forward with new ideas as government is there to help out, she further said.

In every sphere of life, including various professions, women’s contributions are very much visible. However, the gender balance seems to be missing in a few organizations that needs the attention, said Dr. Pratibha. New Indian women take new India on greater heights, she said in her closing remarks.

Diviya Kapur, entrepreneur putting her thoughts said, Women must work at policy maker level. Women in decision making role will bring more equality, that will bring more balance. She advised young entrepreneurs to figure out their passion and priorities. She praised young generation for taking new challenges as Entrepreneurs.

Women are an integral part of most workforce in the world. While some are breaking barriers, still there needs more equality, she added.

Deputy Director, D.V.Vinodkumar welcomed the guests and highlighted the theme of the webinar, and how women shoulder disproportionate loads during the COVID Pandemic. Oreena Vaz from All India Radio compered the programme.

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