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(L-R) Mr. Sanjiv Gain, Manager, MCX, Mr. Vibhor Tandon, Regional Head MCX, (ER); Mr. S.D Mookerjea; Mr. Kapil Kaul
Mr. Shourya Mandal
Programme on “The Emerging Women Leadership in the Present Millennium” on May 16, 2013
The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, East India Council, organized a programme on ` The Emerging Women
Leadership in the Present Millennium’ on Friday, May 17, at 6 pm at the Bengal Club, Kolkata. The panel included
worthy women leaders who have made a difference to the society not only within their capacity but have stretched
beyond it.
Srimati Padmini Narayanan, First Lady, wife of Sri R K Narayanan, Governor of West Bengal graced as Chief Guest. The
eminent panel included Hon`ble Justice of High Court Srimati Indira Banerjee, Ms. Jane Thompson, educationalist and
wife of Mr. Dean Thompson, US Consul General, Kolkata, Ms. Pritha Sarkar, Managing Director of SIDCO, Government of
West Bengal, Ms. Alokananda Roy, well known danseuse and social reformer.
The illustrious achievers shared their views and experience with the audience and highlighted the hurdles and struggle
they had to overcome in the face of obstinate mindset to attain their objective and `break the glass ceiling’. The
programme was a great success and attracted good media coverage.