Women’s Studies Center of Government College for Women, M. A. Road, Srinagar organised a talk with Ms. Sana Imtiyaz and Ms. Sheema Shah, entrepreneurs of ‘Sweet Temptations’ and ‘Sugar Rush’- home bakery shops on May 01, 2019.
Ms. Sana Imtiyaz, who has done a course in baking, and Ms. Sheema Shah, a student of Home Science department, shared their experiences with the gathering. They talked about the role models who inspired them. Their talk was followed by an interaction between the staff, students and the guest speakers. Ms. Imtiyaz exhibited her baking items for sale also.
Welcoming the guests, Principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai referred to the importance of education in women empowerment. She discussed the inculcation of skills among girls and their role in seeking economic independence. Prof. Ashai stressed on the need to introduce soft skill courses in colleges to facilitate financial independence for students. The Principal appreciated the Women’s Studies Center for organizing such events. Earlier, the event started with a welcome address by Prof. Waseema Hamid. The event ended with a vote of thanks proposed by Prof. Sania Shakeel.