Bhubaneswar: Infosys Bhubaneswar Development Centre organised a Women in Technology (WinIT) Conclave at its software technology park (STP) campus here recently for women professionals in the IT industry, academics, allied areas.
The conclave essentially aimed to create a forum to connect the women working in IT and academia, create awareness around IT trends, work environment, policies of the industry and discuss and debate on challenges faced by women in the industry. The conclave primarily evolved around three major levers: Building YOU 2.0; Breaking Barriers; and Brand YOU.
Infosys Bhubaneswar Centre Head and AVP Prabhat Kumar Das inaugurated the event with an audio visual presentation which brought forth the play of technology in the current era.
There was a short session — conducted through videoconferencing — on employee benefit policies that women employees need to be aware of, by Santhosh Nair, AVP, and Head, Employee Relations.
The highlight of the conclave was a session on branding oneself by Govindrajan Srinivas, Director, Vertical Limit Education and Roopa Mishra, Director-cum-Additional Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of Odisha.
This was followed by a Coffee Quiz.
Close to 70 participants from organisations like TCS, MindTree, Tech Mahindra, AaBsys, CSM Technologies, ESSPL, StratLytics, Infosys, CapGemini, KIIT, IIIT, In2IT Technologies, ITER, GITA, CV Raman College of Engineering, Silicon Institute of Technology and WIPRO participated.