WOMEN’S DAY 2023: Talk on Equity


Women's Day is a day to honour and appreciate the strength, courage, and resilience of women who have faced and overcome countless challenges in their lives. It is also a day to acknowledge the work that still needs to be done to achieve gender equality and to empower women to reach their full potential. Women's Day was celebrated at St Joseph Engineering College on 8th March 2023 at 3.30 PM in Prerana Hall, Academic Block III by organizing a talk on the topic "Equity is a choice: Are we ready to embrace it?". The event was organized by the Jagruti Committee under the Discipline and equity group of SJEC in association with Department of mathematics for the faculty and students of SJEC.

Ms Joan Rita O'Brien, Head of the Department, Department of Sociology, St. Aloysius, College, Mangaluru graced the occasion with her invaluable insights being the chief guest and guest speaker of the programme.  The program began with invocation and dignitaries including the chief guest Ms Joan Rita O'Brien, Dr Ramananda H S, Dean Student Welfare, Ms Salma Shabnam, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mathematics and Mr. Prasad S M, Assistant professor, department of Electronics and Communications Engineering and Chairperson of Discipline and Equity group lighting the lamp. Dr Rajesh K, Associate Professor, Department of physics welcomed the gathering and introduced the guest speaker to the gathering.

Dr Ramanada H S Dean Student welfare presented a memento to the speaker as a token of love and gratitude. The session ended with Ms. Salma Shabnam Convenor of the program giving the vote of thanks. Ms Savitha K, Assistant professor from the department of business Administration compered the program. The event was coordinated by the committee members of Discipline and Equity group. Around 150 students and many faculty members from  various streams of engineering attended the talk.