THE WIRELESS CONNECT-Organised by Chilparco International on the 5th of November 2022. The Wireless Debate saw the participation of 21 countries and 42 International speakers on the burning topic of –“SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACTS ON GENDER BIAS IN THE PROFESSIONAL WORLD” Luminaries and a distinguished galaxy of speakers infused thought-provoking moments into this debate. The debate was chaired by Dr. Alka Mahajan and the moderators were Prof Dr. Mehreeen Mia and Amb. Nur Ahmed.
The program began with Divine Benedictions where Chilparco International's young Energia International Ambassador Mannat led us through a divine prayer song infusing an idyllic ambiance and an atmosphere of serenity.
Dr Alka Founder and CEO shared the vision and mission of CHILPARCO INTERNATIONAL.
The following were some of the highlights of this event:
Each speaker was invited to share his/her thoughts and answer the questions presented by the audience.
Prof . Edward Mandal shared the strategies to prepare oneself to handle the gender bias situation. Sexism, gender discrimination, and bias on the bases of occupation were the other deterrents.
Ms Asma Toorkham expressed her thoughts about discrimination against women. They need to ask before posting a news item or something else as a television journalist wher en are free to post anything on social media. Stereotypical bias is witnessed when the men ask why a woman has to post things on the social platform.
Mrhave Madhukar Narain while focussing on academic issues not being sufficient, compounded his argument by adding that teachers and parents need to be trained more. Acceptance and appreciation for diversity and culture has to be infused in intosociety.
Prof Caroline VJE candidly expressed that being a woman, Dr us focus on our gender and help women to breathe.
Then Dr Djuwari left no stone unturned in stating that the media tends to demean men in caring roles. He shared profound, thought-provoking strategies to overcome gender bias. HE advised us not to post anything unrelated to our profession.
H. E. Queen Nadia Harihari firmly believed that everything depends on how you welcome the information posted on social media.
H. E. Queen Elizabeth despite being indisposed, attended the debate and expressed her inability to share her thoughts at the moment. voicesShe congratulated all expert speakers for having a powerful voice.
Ms. Vjollca shared her observation that men are characterized as powerful and dominant and undergo a transformation.
Ms. Deni mesmerized the audience with her piano performance.
with Rajput strongly supported equality Dramong all while essaying different roles and appearances on social media.
Ms. Herdiana Dewi talked about change being brought by younger women. Many more talented women are around who can complete projects as well as men.
Prof Corina Sujdea minced no words When she shared that Social Media and Gender bias objectify women’s body and body images, which was repugnant.
Amb. Georgia Manata unequivocally stated that we must teach not to hate and not to consider women inferior to men.
Dr. Ushavetty Shetty expressed the need to accept the differences in genders to overcome gender bias. She talked about the winds of change, citing the changing roles of men as portrayed in ads.
Ms. Vilma Barbosa is working on a project working with girls to change the perceptions leading to gender bias. She strongly believes there is less opportunity for girls, even in sports. She believes in herself for a better future.
Dr. Deepak Waikar took the reverse stance. He said: Who says females do not have a voice? Men are outlived by women.
Amb. Soraya VR made a profound statement about whether women are empowered enough to be heard and listened to.
Ms. Le Thi Mai accused the media of objectifying women, specifying a perfect body type, image, etc.
Dr. Priti Shrimal shared that there was a huge impact of the media on gender biases.
Dr. Pratik Mungekar said that gender-appropriate gender roles, activities, expectations, and aspirations projected by the media need to change.
Ms. Rania Lampou shared the Me Too campaign on Twitter. High-profile cases have acknowledged the exploitation and people have started talking about it.
It was heartening to see this burning issue being discussed by the panellists as a priority, as the need of the hour must undergo tremendous transformation.
CHILPARCO INTERNATIONAL FAMILY VOWED TO CHANGE THE DISCRIMINATORY SCENARIO IN THEIR OWN UNIQUE WAY!