The Goa chapter of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) celebrated International Women’s Day at its office recently. Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship Development: Stepping up for Inclusive India, was the theme of the celebrations.
The function began with the playing of the ICSI motto song followed by a recorded video message from the desk of the ICSI president. Shweta Kharangate, chairperson, Goa chapter, welcomed the guests and other delegates. The program was divided into two sessions, with first session focusing on women empowerment through entrepreneurship by entrepreneur Pallavi Salgaocar and Dr. Jennifer Lewis e Kamat, chairperson, GCCI Women’s Wing followed by a session on the prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace by Chandan Chowdhary, SP, North Goa. The topics were dealt in detail and later satisfactory replies were provided to queries raised by the members. The sessions were very informative and appreciated by the gathering.
The program was well attended by members as well as students. Teja Gadekar, vice chairperson, Goa chapter, coordinated the entire event. The programme was concluded with “Cake cutting” and Vote of thanks was proposed.