International Women’s Day, 2017

“When women help women, great things happen!” We celebrated International Women’s Day today in partnership with Bichitra Pathshala at #MakersLoft with women teachers from these schools in Kolkata – La Martiniere for Boys’, Asian International School, Mahadevi Birla World Academy, DPS Howrah, Birla High School, the Heritage School, Jyotirmai Vidya Mandir, Mahadevi Birla Shishu Vihar and Birla Institute of Technological Museum (BITM). MakersLoft educators Dipankar Pal and Gourab Ghosh conducted sessions on hands-on science experiments and demonstrated the use technology (Scratch) to make learning fun for students.

The session was concluded with a recitation by Sourina Bose of her winning story from the Facebook contest. And Ghazala Yasmin shared her month long experience in US with the International Visitor Leadership Programme organized by the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Thanks to the leadership of Devika Kar and Subha Das Mollick in making the event successful.