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Three-day international seminar on issues related to women's higher education concludes in Jaipur
A three-day international seminar on 'Women's higher education for leadership and social innovation' organised from February 13 to 15 in Jaipur has concluded.
In the seminar researchers and academicians from India and major countries such as United States, Middle East, Africa, Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia participated besides some other countries.

In the seminar, participants exchanged experiences in promoting the empowerment of women; tried to work out a conceptual framework for female leadership in higher education; suggested the educational programs that develop self-awareness in women and raise their self-confidence and proposed relevant programs in higher education for women leading to social innovation.

Niwai-based Banasthali Vidyapeeth and Singapore-based Quacquarelli Symonds 'QS in conversation' had co-partnered the seminar which was attended by around 150 participants from 23 countries, the women issues and challenges related to higher education were deliberated.

The continuing gender biases in society and sex stereotypes were denounced and the need for women's education as a key development objective was stressed.

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