To celebrate 25 years of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation), Ladies Study Group and INWEC (ICC National Women's Entrepreneurship Council) came together to discuss business opportunities and cooperation amongst the 7 member countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka. An enriching, engaging and empowering event was organized for women leaders in Kolkata on 14th June 2023.
It's the Woman's World! Her rights n role in business.
An insightful and highly informative session on succession planning by legal veterans from Khaitan & Co. Haigreve Khaitan and Bijal Ajinkya was held on 6th July 2023.
Karishma Manga Bedi, Consultant & Strategic Advisor at Forest Essentials, and Dr Taruna Yadav, Senior Ayurveda doctor at Forest Essentials, at our recent event helped decode how "luxurious ayurveda" can be to beauty and wellness care.
The event on 11th August, 2023 at Fort William, aimed to honour the exceptional courage and unwavering resolve of the "inspirational women in the Indian Armed Forces."
An especially curated workshop on Decoding the Art of Investing by 360 One Wealth on 23rd August at the ITC Royal Bengal had panelists Nishit Doshi, Managing partner at 360 One Wealth, Parinaz Vakil, Head of digital initiatives at 360 One Wealth and Fatema Pacha, Fund Manager Equity at Mahindra Manulife Mutual Fund, conduct a session about the world of investments, risk and reward analysis and making informed decisions to maximise financial returns.
The preview of "Art in Life" exhibition at CIMA, on September 8th, 2023, unveiled a meticulously curated fashion show featuring LSG members as models. They showcased sarees like the elegant Kanjeevaram from Tamil Nadu, the exquisite Chanderi from Madhya Pradesh, the enchanting tribal Dongria from Odisha, the timeless Banarasi, the regal Garad silk and the renowned Jamdani, historically known as Dhakai. Also included were a National Award-winning masterpiece from Andhra Pradesh, an intricate Chikan Kari saree from Lucknow, an enchanting Katan saree from Varanasi and a Kantha from Bengal, inspired by Jamini Roy.
The Sound Healing workshop by Harsha Banthia was a transformative experience, unleashing a symphony of emotions and rejuvenation.
Luke Coutinho, well known holistic nutritionist and lifestyle coach, was in conversation moderated by Mumbai-based event host, Kanchan Wadi.
The members and guests of the Ladies Study Group were audience to one of the most invigorating talks by Shri Gaur Gopal Das, an Indian monk, lifestyle coach and motivational speaker. Swamiji unabashedly put the women on top of the pyramid, who do not need empowerment as she is the 'Shakti'. His advise to all present was to 'live in the moment', enjoy the 'safar' or else he believes we will 'suffer' in life! He reiterated in the mantra of 'self-care', before taking care of others. "One does not need to be like an icecream, which melts in selfishness but be a candle, which gives light to others in its selflessness."