GD Goenka University Reinforces Commitment to Education, Inclusion and Enablement, Led by an All-women Leadership Team

Gurgaon, 12th March 2024 – GD Goenka University achieves a significant milestone by establishing an all-women leadership team, marking a proud moment in the nation’s educational landscape. This achievement not only serves as a beacon of inspiration for women students across the nation but also underscores the university’s commitment to fostering gender diversity and empowerment.

Led by Chancellor Mrs. Renu Goenka; Executive Director Mrs. Radhika Goenka, Chief Education Officer Dr. Amrita Bahl; and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Kim Menezes, this quartet of women has spearheaded a transformative journey within and outside the university’s walls. Through collective vision, dedication, and expertise, the university has successfully ushered in a new era of innovation, inclusivity, and excellence for furthering the cause of higher education and enablement of women in India.

Key initiatives spearheaded by the all-women leadership team include:

· Implementation of gender-sensitive policies and practices to foster a safe, supportive and equitable environment for students, faculty, and staff.

· Introduction of interdisciplinary academic programs that promote holistic learning and prepare girl students for the challenges of the 21st century.

· Expansion of research opportunities and collaborations to address pressing societal issues and drive meaningful change.

· Enhancement of infrastructure and facilities to ensure a conducive learning environment that nurtures creativity, innovation, and personal growth.

· Empowerment initiatives aimed at encouraging female students to pursue leadership roles and excel in traditionally male-dominated fields.

· Dedicated Scholarships and financial aid for girl students

· Mentorship program for women faculty, staff and students

The university, on completion of ten successful years since its founding, commits unwavering focus towards women empowerment and gender diversity in the workforce. By establishing an all-women leadership team at the university, the group sets a powerful example for other institutions to follow, emphasizing the importance of inclusivity and female representation in leadership roles.

On the occasion, Mrs. Renu Goenka, Chancellor of GD Goenka University remarked: “As we celebrate our university’s milestone of ten years, we proudly reaffirm our dedication to women’s empowerment and gender diversity, exemplified by our establishment of an all-women leadership team, setting a profound precedent for inclusivity and female leadership in academia and beyond.”

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