Interactive Session on GENDER SENSITIVITY for DPS RK Puram, Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash Staff

A Virtual Guest Speaker programme on ‘Gender Sensitivity’  was conducted for the teaching as well as non-teaching staff members of Delhi Public school, R.K. Puram, Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash on 2.1.2021 at 10.30 am with the support and guidance from the Principal Ms. Padma Srinivasan. 149 teaching and non-teaching staff members actively participated. A pre-webinar and post-webinar questionnaire was also filled up by the participating members.

Ms. Padma Srinivasan, Principal gave a warm welcome to the guest speaker and all the staff members. Ms. Niva Chhonnkar, Headmistress introduced the topic and requested the guest speaker to share her views. Ms. Preeti Pratihari, introduced the speaker to the audience through the  PowerPoint presentation.

Dr. Priti Dhawan, A doctorate in psychology from the University of Delhi, senior-most faculty member of the department in Lady Shri Ram College for Women, with over two decades of teaching, research and professional experience, addressed the gathering. Through her PowerPoint presentation, she gave an insight into creating an equal and gender-neutral society. She discussed the factors that contribute to gender inequality in the classroom and how to overcome them. She further emphasized that the change must begin from within.  The talk was followed by an interactive question-answer session conducted by Ms. Kaveri Dhar.

Overall the webinar proved to be a very enriching and learning experience. Ms Vinita Gupta proposed the vote of thanks by thanking the guest speaker for sparing her valuable time and other faculty members who were involved in organizing the Webinar.

No. of Participants:

DPS R.K. PuramDPS Vasant ViharDPS EOK
Total no. of participant1001831
149Teaching Staff:83
Males: 22
Females: 61
Non-Teaching Staff: 17
Males: 11
Females: 6
Teaching Staff:16
Males: 4
Females: 12
Non-Teaching Staff: 2
Males: 1
Females: 1
Teaching Staff:29
Males: 7
Females: 21
Non-Teaching Staff: 3
Males: 2
Females: 1