Women's Day Celebrations 2013

IIT Hyderabad celebrated International Women's Day, 2013 on April 5. Ms. Reema Gupta, Associate Director of the Srini Raju Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) was the chief guest for the event. The Director of IITH, Prof. U. B. Desai offered a warm welcome to chief guest. Ms. Reema Gupta delivered a very vibrant talk which had greatly motivated the audience. She talked about various decisions women have to make in course of life and the importance of picking their own battles to fight for their rights. A very interesting interactive session followed the talk which depicted the level of involvement audience had with the speaker. Ms. Akshitha and Ms. Swasti Arya performed cultural programs in the event. The Director, IITH presented a memento to the chief guest as a token of respect and appreciation.

The logo of the Women's cell was launched during the event. The logo was chosen after conducting a logo design competition among female students of IITH. The prize winning logo was designed by Ms. Swasti Arya and she was awarded with the prize by the chief guest. Dr. Shubha Ranganathan briefly explained the activities of Women's cell in IITH. Dr. Haripriya Narasimhan had delivered vote of thanks to the dignitaries.