Women’s day Celebration
Adithya Institute of Technology celebrated International women’s day on 8th March 2019. The theme for this year women’s day is Balance for better. All the girl students and female staff members wear a badge stating “Behind every successful woman is herself” and celebrated the day with pride and enthusiasm. All female staff members of AIT shared a potluck lunch and they enjoyed being connected with one another.
The guests of the day are Ms.Taslima Nasreen, Social Worker, Coimbatore Medical College & Hospital and Ms. I.S.Yasmin, Detective, ISY Foundation. The session started by 3:30 pm. Dr.Chitra Manohar, CEO, Adithya Institute of Technology delivered the keynote address. She made the AITians to take pledge to maintain a gender parity mindset, to forge positive visibility of women, to influence the beliefs and actions of others and to celebrate women’s achievements.
Ms.Taslima Nasreen, addressed the gathering on the topic “Towards an inclusive society”. She gave an awareness talk and made the audience realize the importance of recognizing and respecting people based on their talents and not by their gender. Transgenders have the power of both men and women and she asked the gathering to treat the third gender equally with respect. Ms.I.S.Yasmin, addressed on the topic “Nation Building is not your choice, It’s your duty”. She shared her life experience and asked the women to never give up, be confident and bold to face situations. According to her, “Education is a shield that protects us”. The session by both the guests was an eye opener to the gathering.