Women Resource Center, MUET organized an interactive session on “How to Overcome Career Barriers of Women” on 13th Feb 2019. The session was taken by Dr. Kamleshwer Lohana (Assistant Professor, MUISTD MUET). The program started with brainstorming and open discussion on career development and counseling. The students were duly guided regarding promoting their passion and motivated to think about their skills and interests. Further, the importance of career planning before entering in professional life was also explained to students.
Following the session, different measures and tools were discussed to overcome barriers and challenges faced by women in our society. At the end of the session, Dr. Lohana suggested few recommendations regarding developing women leaders in mixed gender settings and establishing best and next practices in creating culture wherein women can flourish. The session was highly informative for the students since they were not only introduced to career barriers they may face but the session also led them to understand how to overcome them. The session was attended by students and faculty members of Water Center and other departments of the university.