Kolkata: Ladies Study Group (“LSG”) today embarked on its mission to inspire, influence and impact women by organising an in-conversation programme with Hon’ble Minister of Defence Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. The event, ‘A Woman of Substance’ was held at Taj Bengal.
Upholding the global cause of women empowerment and self-sufficiency, Smt. Sitharaman inspired the audience with her enkindling journey of determination and perseverance. She spoke about her incredible life experiences and shared exciting insights of attaining the impossible. Smt. Sitharaman also spoke about the nature of her work and the responsibilities that come with it. She also spoke about the ongoing political affairs of the country. The conversation was thought-provoking for men and women alike.
Hon’ble Defence Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman shared, “I believe that women now need to take on more responsibilities as Directors in companies’ boards. More women have to enter the corporate world. No job is no longer just a man’s job.”
Commenting on the event, Ms. Madhulika Kanoria, President, LSG, said: “I hope this event has been an exalting experience for our members and esteemed guests. The LSG has always strived to equip women to think and act with confidence. As President of LSG, my endeavour will be to ensure and encourage quality conversations with inspirational personalities from various walks of life and highlight the positive impact of LSG on its members and society at large.”