The AWM 2019

Meet Code: AW19EN04SN-016

Type: Academic Workshop

Normalized Pub. Name: 4th Annual Women's Meet

Acronym: AWM 2019

Event Date: March 2, 2019

Location City: Chennai

Location Country: India

4th Annual Women's Meet - AWM 2019

Summary

This page provides a summary of the 4th Annual Women's Meet, hosted by The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on March 2, 2019.

The Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) organized a full day Annual Women's Meet on 3rd March 2018 at Radha Regent, Chennai. It is a 4th Meet and was attended by 142 participants (represented 6 Country: from Singapore, Bahrain, Jordan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, 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

Theme: To promote women in leadership and advancement for women in the profession

Inaugural Session

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 this meet welcomed the gathering

Professor Sierin LIM, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore delivered the special address

Professor Rokiah Omar, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, delivered the special address

Professor L. Saraswathy, Amrita Inst. of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India delivered the special address.













Keynote Sessions

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

Professor Sierin LIM, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Repurposing Nature: Protein Nanocage and Bacterial Cellulose in Medicine and Beyond

Dr. Dunya Ahmed, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
Introducing concept of Inspiration Economy: Towards a better Socio-economy

Dr. Mukta Bansal, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sourcing and Outsourcing of Materials and Services in Chemical Supply Chains

Professor Rokiah Omar, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Prevention of blindness – Empowering Pre-school teachers - Does it works?







Women Awards Ceremony

The Venus International Women Awards (affectionately known as the VIWAs) are now in their fourth year. The VIWA 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, Policy Document, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust. The VIWA 2019 [F. No. WA19/AN04/AAP-II] is convened by the CARD of VIF & will be conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolution vide F. No. VIF/MIN/BM-V/2018 held on August 27, 2018 at VIF Head Quarters. The VIWA categories reflect a wide spectrum and the VIWA 2018 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 2019 Winners List