GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women (GSSSIETW), Mysuru had organized “Inauguration of WIE Affinity Group and International Women’s Day Celebration”.
The programme was organized under IEEE WIE affinity group, GSSSIETW, in association with WIE Bengaluru Section.
The special guest for Women’s Day was Kalpana Katdare, Chairman and Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Stellaris Technologies and Dr D N Sujatha, Chair, WIE IEEE Bengaluru section, Professor and Head, Dept. of Computer Applications, BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru.
On the occasion, Dr D N Sujatha, in her speech, spoke on women achievers in WIE. Kalpana Katdare inspired the students with her speech on women as entrepreneurs and the challenges faced by them in managing family and job and determination of women with short stories.
The programme was followed by debate competition for the students of all branches of GSSSIETW on the Topic “Women in Changing World of work: Planet 50:50 by 2030” as a part of the Women’s Day celebration.
Many students took part in the event and debated for /against the topic. Prizes were distributed to the winners by Kalpana Katdare. Shishira Kashyap of 4th semester, ISE, bagged the I prize and Divya Chetty of 4th semester CSE won II prize. Principal, HOD, Staff coordinators of WIE, staff and students were present.