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IIM Ranchi Celebrates International Women’s Day

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Ranchi, Jharkhand  – The Indian Institute of Management Ranchi hosted a momentous event on March 8, 2024, to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event, organized by the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and the Gender Sensitization Committee, brought together esteemed guests, faculty members, students, and staff to honour the achievements of women and discuss the importance of gender equality.

The program commenced by acknowledging the presence of Chief Guests Dr. Manisha Oraon and Ms. Malvika Sharma, both exemplary women who have made significant contributions to women’s empowerment in Jharkhand. Dr. Shilpee Dasgupta, a member of the ICC, also addressed the gathering, emphasizing the need for continued progress toward gender equality.

The event featured insightful talks by Dr. Manisha Oraon and Ms. Malvika Sharma. Dr. Oraon, a compassionate dentist and social entrepreneur, shed light on the dynamics of women’s entrepreneurship in the context of social ventures. Ms. Sharma, the founder of Avika, a social enterprise focused on rural livelihood and women’s entrepreneurship, shared her experiences in empowering over 1,350 rural women entrepreneurs. Both speakers highlighted the challenges and opportunities faced by women entrepreneurs and emphasized the importance of fostering an ecosystem that supports their growth.

The event also included a video tribute to the women of IIM Ranchi, a presentation of mementoes to the esteemed guests, and a heartfelt vote of thanks from Dr. Pritee Ray, Chairperson of the ICC. The program concluded with an interactive session followed by captivating cultural performances.

The institute’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident in its initiatives, such as the ICC and the Gender Sensitization Committee, which work towards creating a more equitable and supportive environment for all.

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