Empowering Women Worldwide
Empowering Women Worldwide
Empowering Women Worldwide
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RAINBOW

 

About Rainbow

Women’s participation in the labor market is not only an economic issue but also a larger social and an ethical question, which demands a multi-disciplinary approach. Women’s economic activity is rooted mainly in socio-cultural, historical, physiological and economic considerations.

 

 

Our Aims

To examine the influence of perceived career barriers and support young women’s career planning in the university system and outside.

To design and implement applicable framework(s) that intervenes and counsels young women of both environments.

 

 

Our Partners

FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, (AUSTRIA), University of Jyväskylä (FINLAND), INCOMA (SPAIN), Birla Institute of Management Technology (INDIA), NIRMA University (INDIA), Sir Padampat Singhania University, (INDIA)

 

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The RAINBOW Consortium Meeting was held at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur on July 12-13, 2022. SPSU ERASMUS + European Union funded multilateral project RAINBOW (Realizing Aspirations, Interests and Brilliance of Young Women) that focuses on gender mainstreaming, empowering of women and establishing of Rainbow Career Counselling center at the University. The partner Universities FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences (AUSTRIA), University of Jyväskylä (FINLAND), INCOMA (SPAIN), Birla Institute of Management Technology (INDIA), NIRMA University (INDIA) participated in the Meeting. The Management team of SPSU – Professor (Dr.) Padmakali Banerjee, the honourable Vice-Chancellor (President) Professor (Dr.) Sadananda Prusty (Dean -School of Management) and Professor (Dr.) Sanjay Mishra (Registrar) welcomed the dignitaries and put forth their ideas and concept on sustainability of the Rainbow Counselling Centres. Professor Banerjee in her interaction with the august gathering emphasized on initiating the immersion programmes with the industry and partner Universities, organizing International Conferences, taking up with Energy conservation projects and projects connecting with the society through various public welfare ventures. The honourable Vice Chancellor SPSU Professor (Dr.) Padmakali Banerjee in also announced the Second International Rainbow Conference – 2023. The members presented their ideas regarding various collaborations at the international and national level to promote and empower the Rainbow Career Counselling Centers and provide them with more opportunities for growth and capacity building. The EU project was carried out very successfully at all the partner Universities and to take it to the next level symposiums, inter-regional meetings and social outreach programmes were suggested. To understand the actual functioning of the NGO, a field visit was organised by SPSU. The team visited Namrata Primary Women Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited was organised by SPSU on July 13, 2022. The visit provided a hands-on experience and gave an understanding about the empowerment of the rural women and their contribution to the society.

12 Jul, 2022

RAINBOW Consortium Meeting on July 12-13, 2022 at SPSU

The RAINBOW Consortium Meeting was held at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur on July 12-13, 2022. SPSU ERASMUS + European Union funded multilateral project RAINBOW (Realizing Aspirations, Interests and Brilliance…

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Interregional Meeting at Nirma University, Ahmedabad
23-24 June, 2022
Day 1: 23rd June, 2022 (10:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Nirma University organised an interregional meeting with the Indian partner Universities BIMTECH (Noida) and SPSU (Udaipur) and members of four NGOs on 23-24 June 2022. The RAINBOW Centre, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Interregional Meeting began with welcoming the RAINBOW partner University Members and members of the NGOs. The representatives of the invited NGOs – Tresna Foundation, Aasman Foundation, Centre for Environment Education and Mahila Money were briefed about the RAINBOW Project and RAINBOW Centre by Dr. Nina Muncherji. Dr. Subir Verma (Director, Institute of Management, Nirma University) Dr. Hrudanand Mishra, (Additional Director, Additional Director, Undergraduate Studies, Institute of Management, Nirma University) welcomed the guests and motivated everyone present to further the cause of the RAINBOW Centres. Dr. Anup Singh (Director General, Nirma University) took time out of his busy schedule and interacted with everyone present, promising support to the RAINBOW Centre in making it sustainable.
Then started Vichar Vimarsh: Round Table Discussion on Issues Faced by the Women in Rural Areas and Its Solution’. Ms. Rohini Chandra (Tresna Foundation), Dr. Janki Shah (Centre for Environment Education), Ms. Nida Sutariya (Aasman Foundation), Mr. Vaibhav Kathju (Mahila Money), Mr. Abhay Singh (Mahila Money) elaborated on theme of the round table discussion and Dr. Shweta Lalwani, Dr. Shubham Goswami, Dr. Shibani Banerjee from SPSU; Dr. Himanshi Tiwari, Ms. Madhavi Sharma, Ms. Sangeeta Safaya and Ms. Neha Sharma from BIMTECH University participated in the discussion and shared their inputs and insights on the topic and suggested effective ways to cope up with the challenges faced by rural women. Dr. Sapna Parashar and Dr. Poonam Channiwal were the moderators for the session.
This was followed by deliberations on the Collaborative Avenues which the NGOs could have with the RAINBOW Centres. The moderator for the session was Dr. Amola Bhatt. Finally there was an exchange of ideas on ‘Collaboration across RAINBOW Centres’ and how the NGOs brought in by the three partner universities could work together.
The day ended with Dr. Monita Shastri proposing a vote of thanks and giving Mementos to the members of the partner universities and the members of the participating NGOs.

Day 2: 24th June, 2022 (10:15 AM – 3:00 PM)
On Day 2, RAINBOW Centre Nirma University had organized a Workshop on ‘Women Empowerment Through Financial Independence’. The workshop was conducted by experts Mr Vaibhav Kathju, Ms. Siddhika Aggarwal and Mr Abhay Singh of Mahila Money an NGO. The session was extremely interactive and led to a brainstorming on ideas to make women self-sufficient by providing them opportunities to become financially independent.
The day ended with highly motivated and inspired RAINBOW Teams to continue working towards making RAINBOW Centres sustainable and the NGOs promising their support whole heartedly to the cause.

23 Jun, 2022

Interregional Meeting at Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Interregional Meeting at Nirma University, Ahmedabad 23-24 June, 2022 Day 1: 23rd June, 2022 (10:00 AM – 4:00 PM) Nirma University organised an interregional meeting with the Indian partner Universities…

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