Bangalore International Centre had arranged a panel discussion on “Leadership by Women” on Friday, 4th March, 2016 at 6.30 PM at its Auditorium. The panellists present were Prof. Payal Kumar and Ms. Poonam Barua. The discussion was chaired and moderated by Mrs. Sreelakshmi Gururaja.
This event coincided with the International Women’s Week. Academicians and Protagonists of Women’s rights have often debated the issue of Leadership by women. Two eminent authors and practitioners Prof. Payal Kumar and Ms. Poonam Barua discussed the various facets of this issue. Both of them highlighted how the women have asserted their own leadership in urban and rural spaces, the struggles they have faced in this process and the way these have paved the ways for the social changes and attitudes that are needed. Both of them were warmly lauded by the appreciative audience.