International Women’s day observed at the College
March 11, 2017
8 March: The college celebrated international women’s day and focused on the role of women in society.
REv Fr. Anto Tharakan inaugurated the women’s day celebration. At the outset a short video was shown on some of the leading women of India. Mr. Samaresh Nandy, Asst. Professor, Department of Commerce, spoke about the need to recognise the immense work done by women. He spoke of his mother as a very courageous woman and invited all to appreciate their own mother and sisters who sacrifice themselves for others. The other speakers were Ms. Esther and Mr. Mohan Teron of the department of English and Ms. Sushmita, Asst. Professor, department of History. Esther invited all to be Bold for Change and bring about a new mentality. Mohan shared from his personal experience and how women really sustain the family. Ms. Sushmita shared reflection on some of the Pride Daughters of India like Anuja Chauhan, Arundhatti Bhattacharya, Agatha Sangma and others from various careers and showed how women make a difference in the society.
The programme was organised by the Gender Club.