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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION - 2017 | Event Date: Wednesday, 8th, March 2017

International Women’s Day Celebration - 2017

Report of the International Women’s Day Celebration - 2017


The International Women’s Day 2017 was celebrated for a week at Hindustan University with a lot of enthusiasm and involvement from the women staff and students. Competitions were conducted in Rangoli (Theme : Women 2017, Beauty to Boldness), Collage (Theme: Be bold for change – Invest in her), PPT (Theme : Women in changing the world), Cooking without Fire (Theme : Cooking without Fire for Modern Women), Debate for Staff (Theme : Why do women get a day to celebrate?) and Debate for Students (Theme : Barbie doll should be banned?) which incited fervent participation from both staff and students.

On the International Women’s Day Celebrations on 8th March 2017 at Hindustan University , Dr.Esther Malini Victor, Director, L&T IDPL , Chennai was the Chief Guest and Dr.Vasudha Prakash, Founder-Director, V-Excel Educational Trust, Chennai was the Guest of Honour. Dr.Jessy Rooby, Head of the Department(Civil Engg.) welcomed the gathering. Dr.S.Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor, in his address spoke of the significance of women’s day and mentioned our tradition of holding woman hood in respect.Dr.Pratheeba Paul introduced the Chief Guest. Dr.Esther Malini, the Chief Guest spoke about the ‘Women in their professional career’, the hurdles encountered by them and solutions to overcome the hurdles through her professional experience. She also motivated women to face challenges in their career. Dr. Sherine, Head of the Department (Languages) introduced the Guest of Honour. Dr. Vasudha Prakash, the Guest of Honour, enlightened the audience with her amazing speech on ‘Women empowerment’ and motivated the students to be multi-talented and urged them to have a good balance between professional career and personal life for success .The prize winning PPT was presented by Mrs. Beulah Catherine on stage and it was appreciated by one and all. The prizes for various competitions were distributed by the Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour. Vote of thanks was proposed by Ms.S.Hemalatha, Assistant Professor, School of Management.

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Presidential Address by Dr.S.Ramachandran, Vice-Chancellor, Hindustan UniversityDr.Pratheeba Paul, Prof. Civil Engineering Dept. introducing the Chief Guest
The Chief Guest Dr.Esther Malini, Director, L&T IDPL, Chennai addressing the gatheringDr. Akkara Sherine, Head of the Department (Languages) introducing the Guest of Honour
Dr.Vasudha Prakash, Founder-Director, V-Excel Educational Trust, Chennai, the Guest of Honour addressing the gathering Vote of thanks by S.Hemalatha
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Prize Distribution Debate for students: Barbie Doll should be Banned or Not?

An Alumni Lecture was given by Ms.Lavanya Krishnan, Entrepreneur, CEO, Doodle Creative Media on the topic, ‘Experiences of an aspiring entrepreneur’ on10th March 2017. She shared her own experience and how she managed certain hurdles as a young entrepreneur. Dr. Angeline Prabhavathy, Prof. Civil Dept. was the convenor and Dr. A.L. Vallikannu, Prof. ECE Dept and Ms. S. Hemalatha, Asst. Prof. School of Management were the coordinators of the entire event.