ibis Kolkata Celebrates International Women’s Day by Recognizing Women in Uniform

ibis Kolkata Rajarhat celebrated a special Women’s Day event, “Women in Uniform: Beyond Boundaries,” on 5th March. The event felicitated approximately half a dozen remarkable women achievers in uniform, alongside eminent guests from sectors like Dr. Rupali Basu, Managing Director of Woodlands Hospital; Dr. Sushmita Roy Chowdhury , DIRECTOR PULMONOLOGY, MBBS, MD, FRCP (Edin), HERMES Diplomate; Doma Wang, Owner ,”The Blue PoppyThakali”; Chef Ms. Indira Mukherjee, Deputy Commissioner of Police of Bidhannagar; Captain Samridhi Mahajan, Junior First Officer at IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation Ltd); Nazia Elahi Khan, Senior Lawyer at The Supreme Court; Divya Agarwal
Owner Eventech and Shalini Srivastava, influencer.

“The emergence of women in traditionally male-dominated fields, particularly those requiring uniforms, marks a significant stride toward gender equality and societal evolution. Their increasing presence not only diversifies the workforce but also serves as a beacon of empowerment and inspiration for future generations. We are glad to invite and honor such women of courage and integrity on this Women’s Day,” says Ms. Amita Mishra.

“By donning uniforms, women not only gain skills, leadership opportunities, and a sense of identity but also challenge deep-rooted gender biases and stereotypes. Despite formidable obstacles such as discrimination and balancing multiple roles, their resilience and determination shine through, driving a cultural shift towards inclusivity and recognition of diversity. I congratulate Ms. Amita Mishra, the charismatic leader behind this noble event,” adds Ms. Mishra.

The societal impact of women in uniform extends beyond their achievements; it enhances team effectiveness and fosters a more equitable and supportive environment. Through acknowledging their invaluable contributions, addressing systemic barriers, and championing inclusivity, we can fully harness the potential of women in uniform and forge a brighter, more equitable future for all.

This event is a platform to honor the achievements and resilience of women worldwide, irrespective of the challenges they encounter. It aims to amplify women’s voices, advocate for gender equality, and inspire future generations of women leaders.