Women's Day Ideathon | Event Date: Tuesday, 8th, March 2022
The Office of Student Affairs & Google Developer Student Club of the Department of Information Technology organised an exclusive Women’s Day Ideathon with a theme “Gender Equality Today for Sustainable Tomorrow” on 8 March 2022. Dr. Ceromani Sharmila, Head, Department of Information Technology welcomed the gathering. Dr. A. Prabaharan, Head - Student Affairs in the Presidential Address exclaimed, "Women are an equal part of the world society; and we can't deny this reality for a long time. And, already women have started achieving in all fields—from space science to surgical strikes."
Ms. Dhivya Krishna, Writer, Public Speaker, Tedexer & Prominent Social Entrepreneur spoke passionately about the bright days ahead for women. She narrated her hardships and efforts to overcome the gender bias in the society. Speaking about her study of technology and psychology to understand society, Ms. Dhivya opined, “It is important to know the in and out of social values in steering myself as a woman. Without this basic understanding, it is not possible to become a tech leader. As a social worker, I mingle with the downtrodden sections of the society. I go to the remote villages and mix with the children there. Girls who have not seen touch phones will brighten their faces once they see our touch phones. Such a joy of life I would like to see in the innocent faces of interior areas of our country”.Best young brains gathered to hammer out ideas towards gender equality. More than 100 participants took part actively.Ms. Afra Banan, GDSC Lead and Women's Secretary proposed the vote of thanks.