International Women’s Day celebrations at ICRISAT


Photo: PS Rao, ICRISAT

On 8 March, the women staff at ICRISAT, Patancheru came together to celebrate International Women’s Day. The program included interacting with three amazing women on topics of women’s health, work and on child birth.

dg-quoteOne of the experts was Dr Sarada, a consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at the Continental Hospital. She interacted with the women on the topic of women’s health in their 40s and 50s. Dr Vijaya Krishnan, a passionate advocate and practitioner of natural birth practices and the Cofounder and Director of Healthy Mother Wellness and Care, was the other expert who shared her experience and thoughts on healthy mother and work place related issues. Ms Joanna Kane-Potaka, Director – Strategic Marketing and Communication, ICRISAT shared her observations of how women in the work place can improve their contribution and grow within the organization.

This was followed by fun activities.

Gender projects in ICRISAT


International Women’s Day celebrations at ICRISAT. Photo: ICRISAT

International Women’s Day celebrations at ICRISAT. Photo: ICRISAT

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