Over the course of two days, a plethora of opinions were put forth in various speaker sessions and panel discussions hosted with few of the most prolific speakers of the nation, from diverse fields such as Journalism, Arts, Music and Media.
The first day of Kirori Mal Women Conclave’ 19 kick started with an interactive session of Ms. Garima Avtar, an accomplished Rally Racing Driver and an entrepreneur. Followed by a panel discussion on the topic “Women’s Health ignored by families : Seen as a burden”, with Ms. Shabnam Hashmi- an Indian social activists and human rights campaigner, Dr. Shivangi Maletia, founder of productive pageantry and dental surgeon, Dr. Deepa Singh, a renowned gynaecologist. The discussion was followed by questions and answers round wherein the audience vividly interacted with the panellists.
Post which two interactive sessions took place, the first one being Ms. Jabna Chauhan, the Youngest Sarpanch of the nation. The day one was culminated with an interactive session by Dr. Ananda Shankar Jayant.
The day two of the women conclave began with the screening of the Oscar acclaimed movie “Period : The End of Sentence”.
Followed by, a panel discussion on “Portrayal Of Women in Mainstream Media” was hosted with some of the most renowned personalities such as Ms. Leeza Mangaldas, Ms. Vaani Bhasin and Ms. Pallavi Rebbapraganda.
Post which, a slam panel discussion was hosted, with speakers such as Ms. Chhaya Dabas, founder at Baatein, Ms. Vrinda Vaid, a writer and a poetess, and Ms. Tuheena Raj, founder at Words of Worth, a social media writing blog. The session covered the issues such as the role of women in literature, freedom of choice, and the power dynamics of our society.
Post this an open mic competition was held to give platform to people, to share their art revolving around various women’s issues.
With this, Kirori Mal Women Conclave’19 came to a successful completion.