The AWM 2017

Meet Code: AW17EN02SN-006

Type: Academic Workshop

Normalized Pub. Name: 2nd Annual Women's Meet

Acronym: AWM 2017

Event Date: March 4, 2017

Location City: Chennai

Location Country: India

149 Delegates

Overseas: 30

Domestic: 119

Represented Countries: 7

Represented Institutions: 70

2nd Annual Women's Meet - AWM 2017

Summary

This page provides a summary of the 2nd Annual Women's Meet, hosted by The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on March 4, 2017.

The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) organized a full day Annual Women's Meet on 4th March 2017 at Radha Regent, Chennai. It is a 2nd Meet and was attended by 149 participants (represented 6 Country: from Singapore, Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and India) those are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Academic Institution' working in the frontiers of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Health and Medical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Science, Veterinary and Animal Sciences

The specific objectives of the Meet
To promote women in leadership and advancement for women in the profession
To provide enhanced opportunities for networking, and collaboration
To inspire, engage and advance women in science and technology
To recognize the achievements of women in science and technology

Sessions

Inauguration

This Meet provided an opportunity for participants to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration. In many ways the meet is unique: the traditions of being by invitation only, have always been intended to promote intense and positive discussion between the experts in the field.

The intent of the meet is not archival publication, but rather to provide a forum to build community and to stimulate discussion, new insight and experimentation.

In the Inaugural session

Mrs. M. S Sudha, Director - VIF and Program Chair of the meet has delivered the presidential address

Dr. Shefaly Shorey, National University of Singapore, Singapore delivered the special address

Prof. Dr. Rosna Mat Taha, University of Malaya, Malaysia delivered the special address

Dr. Jyotsna Dutta Majumdar, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India delivered the special address.








Sessions (Plaza - 10.30 am to 2.30pm)

The Meet Speakers and the titles of their talks were as follows:

Dr. Shefaly Shorey, National University of Singapore, Singapore
A randomized controlled trail to examine the effectiveness of the 'Home-but not Alone' mobile health application

Prof. Dr. Rosna Mat Taha, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Micropropagation of selected species of ornamental plants

Prof. Dr. Roselina Ahmad Saufi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Talent Development And Management: Issues And Challenges For The Future

Dr. Zuraida Zainun, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Development of Tamil Version of Home-based Video Module of Balance Exercises for Balance Disordered Patients

Dr. Jyotsna Dutta Majumdar, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Women in Science and technology, the Status and Challenges Ahead

Dr. K. Rajeshwari, XLRI Institute of Management, India
What are the factors that enable re-entry of women into work force?

Prof. Dr. Ranjana Jha, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, India
Aspiration with Competence, Courage & Determination : Key to Success

Dr. Hansa Jeswani, Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Andheri (W), Mumbai, India
Women in transformational leadership roles








2nd Women Awards (VIWA 2017) Ceremony

The Venus International Women Awards (affectionately known as the VIWAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2016 by the CARD of VIF. It is presented are presented yearly during the Annual Women's Meet (AWM) that is conducted during March month of the year and the scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Regulations, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.

The VIWA 2017 is convened by the CARD of VIF & conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide F.No.VIF/MIN/BM-III/2016 held on December 9, 2016 at VIF Head Quarters. The VIWA categories reflect a wide spectrum and the VIWA 2017 invites nominations from eligible individuals those are in 'Continuous Regular Service in Research or Academic Institution/Agency'. The nominees are selected based on the Expert Committee report and Apex Committee recommendations.

Click here to view VIWA 2017 Winners List