Jyotsna Jha has been invited to be a Panelist at the Tata Trusts’ Women’s Day Event – The Force Beyond on 12 March 2020 in Mumbai

Jyotsna Jha has been invited to be a Panelist at the Tata Trusts’ Women’s Day EventThe Force Beyond on 12 March 2020 in Mumbai. The Force Beyond is a philanthropic effort by the Tata Trusts to encourage a gender equal world.  The keynote address will be delivered by Eric Falt (Director and UNESCO Representative, New Delhi).

The first panel where Jyotsna is a panelist is titled, ‘Changing the gender paradigm in the Hinterland through economic empowerment’. The other panelists in that session are Abhijit Das (Director, Centre for Health and Social Justice), Nidhi Bansal (Senior Director, Program Operations, Quality and Learning, CARE) and Safeena Husain (Founder and Executive Director, Educate Girls). The moderator of the session is Amrita Patwardhan (Zonal Head North, Tata Trusts).

The moderators for the other panels are Anil Dharker (Journalist, Writer, Founder & Director of the Mumbai International Literary Festival & Literature Live!), Shireen Vakil (Head Policy & Advocacy, Tata Trusts).

The other panelists are Feroz Abbas Khan (Theatre and Film Director), Swati Bhattacharya (Chief Creative Officer, FCB ULKA), Anand Narasimhan (Anchor & Executive Editor, Network 18), Ranjana Kumari (Director, Centre for Social Research & Chairperson of Women Power Connect), Anju Gupta (Addl. Director General, Women Power Line, 1090, UP), Justice (Retd.) B.N. Srikrishna, D. Sivanandan (Ex- DGP, Maharashtra) and Renu Mishra (Executive Director, Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives (AALI)).

There will be a spotlight session which will be hosted by Divyang Waghela (Head Tata Water Mission & Mission Garima).

The concluding remarks will be delivered by Shilpi Ghosh (Brand & Marketing Communications, Tata Trusts).

The agenda can be viewed here.