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International Women's Day 2024

Posted on: March 08, 2024 | Back | Print

The Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated International Women’s Day with theme Inspire-Inclusion on 08 March 2024. The event started with opening remarks by Consul General Somnath Ghosh. Highlights included talk by former Vice Chairperson Rajya Sabha, Dr. Najma Heptullah, a presentation on "Woman and Wellness' by Ms. Promila Kumar from Sanjeevani 4 U, a talk on “Mitigating the impact of risks for women in immigrant communities" by Dr. Kalyani Gopal President, SAFE Coalition for Human Rights. Ms. Alka Sharma from Mandi Theatre gave a solo play performance titled ‘Streer Patra' (The story of a woman who wants freedom from societal taboos written by Rabindranath Tagore) followed by remarks of Ms. Rachel Varghese, Miss Illinois Junior Teen 2023. The program concluded by honoring women employees of Consulate.

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