IIT Madras and AVTAR I-WIN set to host career re-launch conference in the city as part of SHAASTRA

IIT Madras and AVTAR I-WIN set to host career re-launch conference in the city as part of SHAASTRA

Chennai, 20th December, 2018: IIT Madras in association with AVTAR I-WIN today announced a two-day conference for women on professional break, to be hosted in the city on 5th and 6th January 2019. With a slew of speakers from various walks of life, the conference – SHAASTRA RELAUNCH will aim to bridge the gap and educate women on break about current trends in the industry. The conference will also be a knowledge sharing platform for women in tech and managerial field to get insights about the changing dynamics of workplace and equip themselves with right skill set to re-enter the corporate world.

A skill oriented two-day event, SHAASTRA RELAUNCH will help women professionals after a sabbatical, to cope up with the fast-changing job market by receiving mentorship and a remarkable opportunity of professional level networking with delegates from world class companies to kick start their second innings.With experts from AVTAR conducting workshops on Networking Skills, Negotiation and Personal Branding, this forum will be a great opportunity for women to learn key skills that will give them the edge while making a career come back. Addressing three key pillars of career comeback – Reskill, reconnect and restart – the conference will help women on break brush up old skills and emerge with cutting edge professionalism through a series of lectures, workshops and hands-on training spread across two days. The conference will also double up as a networking forum for women to re-establish connects with the professional field and experts from various industries.

Date: 5th and 6th January, 2019 (Saturday and Sunday)

Time: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue: IIT Madras Campus

Registration Link : http://tinyurl.com/relaunch2019 (pre-registration is required)

Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder – President, AVTAR Group, said “We are happy to be partnering with IIT Madras in a first-of-its kind conference focusing on women in tech and managerial field. It is important that the culture of inclusion and diversity starts at a grass root level like educational institutions, wherein they understand and reflect the need to champion women’s inclusion at workplace. Having conducted a series of conferences and workshops to enlighten corporates about the need for inclusive policies, the re-launch conference organized at IIT M is set to be class apart. The conference will bring together many renowned speakers under one roof to discuss and deliberate over gender diversity at workplace. We at AVTAR continue on our journey towards 50-50 gender balance workplace as we strongly believe that more women at workplace lead to impact, influence and income. We are confident that the two day conference will resonate the same and bring together many second career women, who can are ready to be launched for their second innings.”

For queries, please contact - Sharada (9840794819) or Vishnu (7092540486)

For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the official website at https://www.shaastra.org/relaunch.