Education is a great pathway to women empowerment & emancipation: Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi
Jalandhar March 24 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous) Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi was bestowed with ‘Outstanding Educationist Award’ by St. Claire’s Institute foradding immeasurable value to the education sector. The award also acknowledges Prof. Dwivedi acosmic potentialas women change maker in the society&recognise the sincere & diligent efforts of Prof. Dwivedi of pioneering new initiatives in women education and empowerment.
Prof. Dwivedi has been honoured for her exemplary leadership in expanding the canvas of Gender equality in Higher education & for initiating projects for safe environment in higher education for women. It is worth a mention here that Prof. Atima’s vision, commitment and dedication has resulted in making KMV the first and only Women College of Punjab to be awarded Autonomous status and also the Heritage status.
Prof. Atima Sharma Dwivedi is a dynamic academician with a wide, progressive vision and extensive experience of 44 years in teaching and administration in India and abroad. Passionate and deeply devoted to the cause of women empowerment through education and skill development, Dr. Sharma has been involved with community services, specially with war widows, Army families and developmental work in remote areas of India.
She has empowered more than 4000 women of underprivileged sections of society in the past few years by skilling and mentoring them under Women Empowerment Cell of KMV. Her awards and honours make a tally, both at national and international levels, including Best Researcher Award in an International Conference at Harvard University,USA.KMV management, faculty and students congratulated Prof Atima Sharma Dwivedi on this remarkable achievement.