Alva’s celebrate International Women’s Day 2018
Moodbidri: A conference was organized by Alva’s Institute of Technology and Engineering for the female students, staff and faculty of AIET, Alva’s College of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences and Alva’s Homoeopathic Medical College to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018.
Dr Claret Mendonca the Event Coordinator welcomed the gathering.
The key speakers at the conference were Dr Priya Ballal, MD; Managing Director and Trustee of K. Pandyarajah Ballal Institutions; Vijaya Clinic Group Hospitals; Professor and Head at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KMC, Mangalore spoke on ‘Her Body’. Dr Lavina Noronha, Founder Director at Ave Maria Palliative Care, Mangalore spoke on ‘Her Mind’ and Lakshmi Rao, Managing – Director of Manjunath Rubber Industries, Baikampady and CEO of Manjunath Tyresoles Pvt. Ltd shared her experiences on ‘Her Business’ and success. Shilpa of Halli Manne Rottis narrated her story how single handily she overcame hurdles and survived to be a entrepreneur.
Vivek Alva, Managing Trustee-Alva’s Education Foundation, Meenakshi Alva, Jayashree Shetty, Prof. Kurien Principal – Alvas Degree College, Dr Peter Fernandes, Principal- Alva’s Institute of Technology and Engineering were the other dignitaries on the dais.
Shakshi Kamath delivered the Vote of thanks.
Poster Competition: A poster competition was held as a part of the celebration. 51 teams participated. Darshan and Manoj got the first place. Dhanyashree and Madineni Manasa got the 2nd place and Gauthami got the 3rd place. The Judges of the poster competition were Dr Zenica D’Souza, Medical Superintendent; Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Dr Jenitta, Associate Professor; Dept. of Biotechnology and Dr Shruthi; Assistant Professor; Dept. of Organic Chemistry; Alva’s Centre for Post Graduate Studies and Research, Moodabidri.
The following four women were honoured and felicitated by Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mijar:
Dr Priya Ballal, MD; Managing Director and Trustee of K Pandyarajah Ballal Institutions; Vijaya Clinic Group Hospitals; Professor and Head at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore for her dedication and service to her students, patients and community. Leading Educationist top Gynaecologist for having devoted herself in helping the students get good education and women receive proper health care. She was thanked for her dedication and commitment to the community at large and being a role model for women in particular.
Dr Lavina M. Noronha, MSW, M.Phil., PhD, Founder and Director of Ave Maria Palliative Care, Mangalore for setting up the first standalone Palliative Care Unit/Hospice of this region. As a founder trustee of Susheg Charitable Trustee, coordinating with Mangalore’s suicide helpline providing console to those in their darkest hours; find the strength to persevere life. Dr Lavina M. Noronha for dedicating herself and being at the service of the community by providing compassionate, holistic care to patients suffering from life-limiting conditions; offering emotional, spiritual, and social support to patients families so that inmates get the respect and dignity until their last breath and interventions that may be most effective for suicide prevention and for her dedication and commitment to the community at large and being a role model for women in particular.
Lakshmi M. Rao, Managing Director of Manjunath Rubber Industries, Mangalore and Chief Executive Officer of Manjunath Tyresoles Treads Pvt. Ltd. Mangalore who has ventured herself into running an industry by compulsion to become one of the districts highly successful entrepreneur. She is a Triumphant Business Woman, Wealth Creator and true role model to all young women and housewives who want to realize their dreams of economic pursuits.
Shilpa, Entrepreneur of Halli Mane Rottis’, Mangalore who had ventured into starting a business for basic livelihood created history taking women entrepreneurship as a desirable and achievable economic pursuit for any woman. She is a role model for all young women and is a hit on the social media. She has proved how single headedly without much capital, education or training one could create wealth and fame. Shilpa, Young Entrepreneur and Bold and Daring was congratulated and thanked for being a role model for women in particular.