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9th Annual Women's Meet

AWM 2024

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2nd March 2024

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9th Annual Women's Meet – AWM 2024

    The 9th Annual Women's Meet (AWM 2024) which is a premier event to Cultivate Research Spirit and Create a Vibrant Community of Women in Science and Technology. It was hosted by the Centre for Women Development (CWD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 2nd March 2024 at Chennai.

    The AWM 2024 invites "Women Researchers" working in Academic/Research Institutions and Industries in the frontiers of Agricultural Sciences – Engineering – Health and Medical Sciences – Humanities and Social Sciences – Law – Management – Science – Veterinary and Animal Sciences. It provides a unique platform to have the voice of women researchers to raise broad awareness to the potential of the female intellectualism. It promotes integration of women in Science and Technology.

    The AWM 2024 gathered 70 live attendees from organizations in 67 countries around the globe. It firmly established its position as the country’s important and dedicated international platform for women researchers. Our heartfelt gratitude towards our Keynote Speakers, Oral Presenter, Session Chairs, Attendees and Partners who were the cornerstone of AWM's success.

    1. Attendee Countries and Regions (Outside of India)

    England, Scotland, France, Singapore, Jordan and Malaysia

    2. Keynote Speakers and Title of Talk

    Dr. Nancy Lombard, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
    "The Personal is still Political: Exploring a Career of Violence against Women Research through the Intersections of Gender, Class and Age"

    Dr. Mathilde Simon Mahe, École Normale Supérieure, France
    “The Cult of Venus in Republican (or classical) Rome”

    Dr. Malika Meghjani, Singapore University of Technology & Design, Singapore
    "Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems”

    Dr. Hie Lim Kim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    “Environmental Changes and their impact on Genome Evolution”

    Dr. Althuri Avanthi, IIT Hyderabad, India
    “Bioprocessing for Biochemicals, Biomaterials and Biofuels: Viable & Sustainable Advances to bio-transform Waste into Resource”

    Dr. Woo Fong Yeong Brigitte, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    “Advancing Nursing Practice: From Research to Policy and Practice”

    3. Overseas Presenters and Title of Paper

    Dr. Smita Salunke, University College London, England
    “Use of Excipients in Paediatrics: Better Safe than Sorry!”

    Dr. Navjot Sandhu, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, England
    “Enabling Blockchain Technology to Empower Small and Marginal Farmers: A Tale from Indian Punjab”

    Dr. Mili Shrivastava, Bournemouth University, Poole, England
    “Women in Tech – Role of Normative and Structural Factors – Cross Country Study of UK and India”

    Dr. Chandramathi, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
    “Role of Intestinal Microbes in Colorectal Cancer: Special Focus on Blastocystis sp.”

    Dr. Jen Ling Gan, Taylor’s University, Selangor, Malaysia
    “Harmony at Work: Nurturing Job Satisfaction through Family Supportive Supervisor Behavior and Work-Life Balance”

    Dr. Bibiana Lim, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus, Malaysia
    “Behavioural Studies in a Malay Community, in Support of Promoting Sustainability Rural Community Based Tourism in Malaysia”

    4. AWM 2024 Proceedings

    5. Ninth Women Awards – VIWA 2024 Winners