International Women’s day Celebrations by eWIT Trivandrum- 8th March 2019
eWIT Trivandrum had a series of events organised for this women’s day. We had a women focused blood donation camp, a wellness camp for women, WOW carnival, which was an exhibition-cum-sale by women entrepreneurs from different fields. The carnival was inaugurated by Mr. Abhilash DS from Park Center and Ms. Jeena Peter HR Director, Navigant. There were variety items like handmade jewelleries, bottle arts, handmade indoor decors, clothing, designer wears and cake and food stalls. eWIT conducted an onstage presentation on this year’s UN topic: Think equal, build smart and innovate for change. 13 teams from different organisations participated in the contest. There were award nominations for Man of the year, Woman of the year and Woman Entrepreneur of the year categories.
The final day had a grant event—key note address by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, symposium on Women’s day theme by eminent panelist, followed by award ceremony. The panelists for the symposium were Suja Chandy, Managing Director, Nissan Digital India, Latha Nair – Delivery Centre Head, IBS India, Monica Gandhi – Chief Financial Officer, Allianz Technology, India, Marco Valsecchi - Country Manager and Managing Director, Adecco India, Arun P Varma – Director, RRD, Technopark, Tina James, President eWIT Trivandrum. The moderator of the symposium was Amar Rajan Director and CEO Mind Carter, Psychologist.
After the symposium awards for the titles and the onstage presentations were given off. Mahendra Singh Rawat of Navigant won the Man of the year award. Joffy John from Allianz Technologies became the Woman of the year; whereas Theertha Nirmal from Sign Next won the Woman Entrepreneur of the year. Women achievers from various filed were also recognized and honoured.
The indoor events were followed by a band war where 6 bands from within Technopark competed with each other for the title of band of Technopark. B-Band won the title and Code wreck became the runner-up. A week long celebrations ended with the whole Technopark coming together to cheer their favourite bands and having a wonderful musical evening.