Harmony Symposium

Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) Committee of SCIT (Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology) hosted the Harmony Symposium:Nurturing Positivity & Progression. This event served as a platform to embrace diversity and cultivate harmony among all participants. We provided a stage for both participants and panelists to share their diverse thoughts with enthusiasm, impart shared wisdom, and commit to building a brighter future together. The primary goal was to promote respect and tolerance, celebrating the rich diversity that our society embodies, all while fostering a mindset of positivity and progression. The inspiring life stories shared by our esteemed panelists served as a source of immense inspiration for all participants, motivating them to strive for personal and societal growth.

Date: 02 December, 2023
Time: 10:45AM - 1:30 PM
Venue: SIC Auditorium, SCIT Hinjewadi

Panel Member(s)

Mr. Manas Ranjan Patnaik
A student of MBA-DSDA (2023-2025), and a member of ISR Committee, SCIT.

Ms. Maya Awasthy
Ms. Maya Awasthy, Co-Founder of the Transgender Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust (TWEET) Foundation. She proudly identifies as a transwoman and has dedicated over 15 years of her life to empowering the transgender community in India. Her journey is characterized by unwavering determination and a profound commitment to fostering positive change. Through her leadership, TWEET Foundation has been instrumental in advocating for the rights and well-being of transgender individuals across the nation. At TWEET Foundation, she spearheads initiatives aimed at addressing critical issues such as healthcare accessibility, social inclusion, and economic empowerment. Her relentless efforts have led to significant strides in promoting acceptance and equality for transgender individuals in society. Among her notable achievements is the establishment of a shelter home under TWEET Foundation's umbrella. This sanctuary provides refuge to transgender individuals facing socio-economic hardships or rejection from their families, offering them a supportive environment to thrive and flourish. Her remarkable contributions to the transgender community serve as a beacon of hope and inspiration for all.

Ms. Deepali Bhagwate
Ms. Deepali Bhagwate, Senior Impact Lead at IDOBRO Impact Solutions. With expertise in project management and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, she has made significant contributions to fostering positive change in society. Her professional journey is marked by a passion for driving impactful projects and initiatives that make a difference in people's lives. She collaborates closely with organizations such as ISA, UNICEF, and YuWaah, leveraging skills to support various events, including the NOBEL Prize Teacher Summit. As an educationist, she advocates for outdoor learning and practical-based education methodologies. She is committed to ensuring that educational practices align with university standards while promoting innovative approaches that enhance the learning experience for students. Her dedication to driving positive impact through work serves as a testament to leadership and commitment to creating a better world for all.