Goa Chamber’s Women’s Wing will showcase Goan Women Achievers from various fields as a part of their International Women’s Day celebration to be held on March 17 at hotel in the city.
According to a statement, International Women’s Day is an occasion to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.
The Chief Guest for the function will be Dame Indira Patel who is First Indian Woman to be knighted for her exemplary work on women’s rights in UK, EU and UN and Anjali Sehrawat, IAS, Collector, South Goa, will the Guest of Honour.
Women achievers who will speak on the occassion include Shradha D Sawant, Manufacturer and Award Winning Proprietor of Star Agro Products Pvt Ltd, Dr Seema Salgaonkar, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Government College, Khandola, Dr Rachana Patni Pereira – Founder of Matrix of Enquiry and Co-Founder Lightwork, Ethel Da Costa – Award Winning Fashion and Lifestyle Journalist and media Influencer, Usha Sardessai – Businesswoman, Artist and Social worker and Dr Pramod Salgaocar – Business Women, Political Activist and National Award Winning Film Producer.
As a part of the function, Women Entrepreneurs will be showcasing various products manufactured by them, the statement.