Published On : Fri, Jan 16th, 2015

COWA- A step towards her development…

Cover at the launch of COWA - Consortium of Women Architects

Nagpur.

In our country where the rate of working men is more than working women, even one step towards helping a lady gain her own recognition and work can prove to be of great contribution. One such contribution came forth recently.

COWA – Consortium of Women Architects was launched by renowned architect , women’s right campaigner and conservationist Ar. Brinda Somaya in the presence of Ar. S Deshpande, Dr  Chakradeo, Principal of Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture and a host of dignitaries. A website of COWA was also dedicated by her on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Ar Somaya brought out the importance of architects in building an inclusive society and contribution of women architects to the profession. She praised the efforts of the institute to initiate a platform for women architects to help them to keep themselves updated with the latest in profession and help them in finding avenues of earning even if they choose to work from home.

Students and Alumnus of Smt. Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture together formed a beautiful set of attendees. Alumnus from all over India turned up at the venue. The students left no lose ends in welcoming the guests. Towards the end, the song ‘badal pe pao hai’ sung by the students as an inspiration, enlightened the aura.

Ar Brinda Somaya

Ar Brinda Somaya

 

Ar S A Deshpande

Ar S A Deshpande

 

Deepti & Akanksha

Deepti & Akanksha

 

Dr Lakshmi Rao

Dr Lakshmi Rao

 

Dr Ujwala Chakradeo

Dr Ujwala Chakradeo

 

 

The proud team COWA!

The proud team COWA!

 

Jasmine Saluja

Jasmine Saluja

 

Kanika Jain

Kanika Jain

 

Neeta Lambe

Neeta Lambe

 

Neha Sharma

Neha Sharma

 

Palak Bansal

Palak Bansal

 

Rashmi Karnik

Rashmi Karnik

 

Rutika & Swati

Rutika & Swati

 

Shweta Bhasin

Shweta Bhasin

 

Sonal Fuke & Gauri Desai

Sonal Fuke & Gauri Desai

 

Vidya Singh

Vidya Singh

 

Vinod Thakur

Vinod Thakur

 

Anushka Arora

Anushka Arora

PICS BY: Vicky Thorat