Do a ‘Dangal’ with Life’s Challenges


KOCHI: Kerala Management Association (KMA) Women Manager’s Forum has been at the forefront deliberating and discussing issues that concern women managers in particular and women at large, as also initiating steps ultimately leading to women empowerment in the true sense of the word.

In celebration of the International Women’s Day falling on 8thMarch, KMA is organizing a one-day Women Leadership Conclave on March 1, 2017 at The Center Hotel, Panampilly Nagar, Kochi from 09:30 am to 05:00 pm. The theme of the Conclave is LIFE: Lead – Inspire – Fulfill – Empower.

The Conclave is being presented by UAE Exchange in association with Destination Kerala and Dhanam as media partners.

A number of distinguished women leaders representing various walks of life will address the conclave.Margaret Alva, former Governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand will be the Chief Guest and renowned playback singer Usha Uthup has consented to be the Guest of Honour.

Some of the other confirmed speakers are Alokananda Roy, classical dancer, dance educationist & choreographer; Dr. Mridul Eapen, Honorary Fellow, Centre for Development Studies (CDS) & Member, Gender Park Board; Revathi Iyer,Owner, Silver Brook & Rare Earth Estate Homestays, Coorg; Sobha Vishawanath, Co-founder and Publishing Director, Karadi Path; Chitra Krishnan, Founder, Food for Thought; Priyanka Idiculla, Onwer, Birthvillage; SudakshnaThampy, Founder,Instayogi; Vinodini Issac, Managing Director, Team One Advertising; and Dr. Usha S Nair, Associate Professor,Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE), Thiruvananthapuram.

With interesting and inspiring sessions on Women & Leadership, Yoga & Meditation and Leading Fulfilling & Healthy Lives, and a panel discussion on Success in Entrepreneurship, this Conclave will be nothing short of a LIFE-changing experience.

Male delegates are welcome to attend. Registration fee inclusive of taxes: Rs 1000/- For students Rs. 750/- For registrations, mail

KMA’s Management Week was inaugurated by KMA past president and management guru Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. M V Pylee on 21st March 2017. President of KMA, Mathew Urumbath says, “We are organizing an MSME Seminar, GST conclave, IT Summit and the Women Leadership Conclave as part of the Management Week celebrations”.