SiliconTech’s women employees observed International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March 2022. The theme for IWD 2022 is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, which aims to recognize women who are working to build a more sustainable future. The Human Resources (HR) team organized a brief experience sharing and interactive session for the women employees, as a small gesture of acknowledgement and appreciation for their hard work and contribution over the years.
As part of the Women’s Day celebrations, the SAGE-W Cell (Social Awareness and Gender Equality for Women Cell) organized talks, panel discussions, and competitions on 26 March 2022. The event began with a melodious welcome song by our students, followed by a short speech by our Principal, Dr. Jaideep Talukdar. The SAGE-W Cell organized inspiring talks by three eminent women personalities from different sectors viz., Dr. Chidatmika Khatua, a philanthropist & social activist who has carved a niche in Odisha with her selfless interest and commitment towards various social welfare programs, Dr. Sunanda Mishra Panda a social entrepreneur, community leader, and a litterateur who has more than 30 years of experience in education and community service and Ms. Archita Sahu, a renowned Indian actress and model who has established a career in Odia films. The speakers shared their experiences related to the theme which inspired the young generation. The talk was followed by a panel discussion and Q/A session.
The winners of the different competitions/categories were felicitated during the event. Deekshya Dash, B.Tech, CSE, 2022 was recognized as the ‘Woman Achiever of the Year’.
The program was engaging and interactive with performances by our students and faculty members. The event concluded with a vote of thanks and refreshments.