TWA to hold Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century panel discussion

A Symposium: ‘Women’s Leadership in the 21st century, a noble achievement’

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Delhi, November 28: On the momentus occasion of South Asian Women’s Day, and as a culmination of the concluding session of the 2nd Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training, the Tibetan Women’s Association is organizing a 90 minute audience based discussion on the topic ‘Women’s Leadership in the 21st century, a Noble Achievement.’ This will take place on the final day of TWA’s Second Advanced Tibetan Women’s Leadership Training. Please view our website following the event for the report and pictures.

The 21st century saw the dawn of proven leadership by women and this has been reiterated with the recent announcement of three women leaders as winners of the Nobel peace prize 2011 for ‘their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.’

Four prominent and distinguished personalities; Dr. Kiran Bedi, Social Activist and (Retd) Indian Police Officer, Youdon Aukatsang, Senior Member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Jaya Jaitly, Activist and former Political leader, and Vinod Saighal, (Retd) Major General, will discuss ‘Women’s Leadership in the 21st century, a Noble Achievement’ and receive questions from the audience consisting of dignitaries, young Tibetan women leaders, professionals and members of the media.

The 90-minute discussion will be moderated by Dhardon Sharling, member of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile and Research and Communications officer of Tibetan Women’s Association

Time: 11:30 – 13:00
Day and Date: Wednesday, 30th November 2011
Venue: Seminar Hall Number 1, India International Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Program Schedule 11:30 to 13:00

11.25: Speakers, guests, media and selected audience arrive at Seminar Hall number one, India International Center, Lodhi Road.

11:30: Moderator of the discussion invites the panelists on the dice

11:35: Dolkar Lhamo Kirti, President of Tibetan Women’s Association, gives the welcome message

11:40: Panelists will speak for 10 minute each

11:40 to 11:50 ; Dr. Kiran Bedi, Social Activist and (Retd) Indian Police Officer

11:50 to 12:00; Youdon Aukatsang, Member, Tibetan Parliament in Exile

12:00 to 12:10: Jaya Jaitly, Activist and former Political leader

12:10 to 12:20: Vinod Saighal, (Retd) Major General

12:20: Moderator will leave the floor open for a 30-minute Question and Answer session

12: 20 – 12:50: Audience will pose questions (pertaining to the assigned topic) to the panelists

12:50-12:55: Moderator will give the concluding note

12:55 – 13:00: Samten Choedon, Vice president of Tibetan Women’s Association will deliver the ‘thank you note’ while President, TWA will offer scarf and gifts to the panelists.

13:00 pm to 14:00 pm : Lunch at India International Center.
Our esteemed panelists are requested to join us for lunch at the Pre-meeting hall, which will be followed by a photo session.

Tibetan Women’s Association (TWA) is the second largest Tibetan Non Governmental Organization (NGO) based in exile India and the only Women’s NGO in Tibetan history. We are today a 16,000 member organization with 56 chapters in four continents; Asia, US. Europe and Australia. TWA’s slogan is ‘Advocacy for Home, Action in Exile.’

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