WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CEL
Mahendra College of Engineering established a Women Empowerment Cell in September 2013 to empower women and help them in all walks of life.
- Maintaining and strengthening the status of Women.
- To create awareness of feminine potential.
OBJECTIVES OF WDC
- To create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
- To develop the self confidence of Women.
- To guide about Women Welfare Laws.
- To assert the importance of spiritual, economic, social, racial and gender equality.
- To highlight the importance of health and hygiene.
- To directs Women’s role in the society. To develop multidisciplinary approach for the overall personality development.
- To organize seminars, workshops relating to women development.
- To prevent sexual harassment and to promote general well-being of female students, teaching and non teaching women staff of the College.
- To provide and maintain a dignified, congenial working environment for women employees and students, where they can work, study and explore their potential to the fullest.
- Create social awareness about the problems of women and in particular regarding gender discrimination.
- Encourage participation of working in the area of women’s development in the activities of the Cell.
- Organize seminars, workshops for creating general awareness and orientation of students, teachers, and non-teaching staff for their active and sustained participation in the activities of Cell.
- Organize various types of training programmes and create awareness about self-employment schemes for the encouragement of self-reliance among women.
ROLES AND FUNCTIONS
- To encourage involvement through academic, cultural and outreach activities such as talks, seminars, workshops, community action, drama, street theatre, poster-making etc.
- To become a resource centre for women and provide a forum for exchange of ideas.
- To review safety and security measures for female employees and girl students at Francis Xavier Engineering college campus.
- The cell intends to bring girl students to the forefront of different activities in the college by offering various facilities and benefits to them. It provides a platform for the female students to explore their co-curricular abilities.
Members of the Women Empowerment Cell
|S.No||Name of the Member||Position||Department||Phone/WhatsApp Number||Email id|
|1||Dr.N. Mohana Sundara Raju||Chairperson||Dean-Academicsemail@example.com|
|2||Dr.M.Suganthi||Coordinator||Prof & HoD / ECEfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|3||Ms. G.Shyamala||Staff member||BMEemail@example.com|
|8||A. Naseem Banu||ENGLISHfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|9||Madhusri V(III Year),||Student members||BMEemail@example.com|
|10||Bhavadharani. M(II Year)||BME||8610266459||mbhavadharani23@gmail.Com|
|S.No||Categories||Title of the Programme||Resource Person||Duration||No of Participants Attended|
|1.||Webinar||My Journey - From Village Girl to Toxicologist||
Dr. Santhini Ramasamy
Senior Advisor and Program Support Coordinator,
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),
Center for Public Health & Environment,
District of Columbia
(05.30pm to 06.30pm)
|2.||Webinar||Womens Day Celebration – வையத்தலைமைகொள்||
Director, The Accent,
English Communication Academy
(11.00am to 12.00pm)
|3.||Webinar||Stay Strong With Resilience And Hope||
Dr. Manjula Sularia
Life Skills Coach Director – Prasanchetas Foundation
CEO- The Transformers Value Creators Chandigarh, India.
(03.00pm to 04.00pm)
(Internal and External Participants)
|4.||International Webinar||Empowerment of Research Culture for Female Teachers||
Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara
Undersecretary for Research and Development,
Department of Science and Technology,
Bicutan, Taguig City, Philippines
(10.30am to 11.30am)