Orion Mall @ Brigade Gateway is presenting a special event to mark International Women’s Day this year, in association with Smile Foundation /


Orion Mall @ Brigade Gateway join hands with Smile Foundation to honor the women achievers on the occasion of International women’s day

Bangalore, March 8, 2018 : On the occasion of International Women’s day, Orion mall, one of Bangalore’s premium mall,in association with Smile Foundation, a national level development organization, is going to honor the women achievers across the society. The one off event will also consist a panel discussion on “She Can Fly” – a forum to discuss challenges and celebrate the success of women achievers at 7 pm on March 10th at the Lakeside of Orion Mall @ Brigade Gateway.

The high-power panel comprising women achievers from various fields will include Shreya Krishnan – Director Communications (“Company name”), Geetha Menon, activist, SunithaVenugopal, Director, Communications and CSR, Walmart Labs, Reeth Abraham, athlete, Anita Kholay, racer, Pallavi Foley, jewellery designer, Beena Patra, designer and ReshmaKunni, designer. These women who have made a significant impact on society will share their experiences and their learnings on this platform, making it a true celebration of women power.

“She Can Fly”, an initiative by Smile Foundation is an effort to enable, equip and empower girl children with quality education, proper nutrition, good health, adequate skills, and above all a lot of self-confidence to help them live their lives to their fullest potential. The initiative also focuses on to sensitize the society on the importance of education for the girl child.

On this occasion, Vishal Mirchandani, CEO, Retail and Commercial, Orion Mall said “At Orion Mall, it is our constant endeavor to go beyond being a retail destination and offer value to the community. This panel discussion that will, no doubt, be an enriching experience for everyone present, is our way of saluting the spirit of women.”

“A girl child comes into this world with just as many expectations, dreams and aspiration as a boy, but soon finds out that her way towards achieving them is much more challenging. She aims to fly high, but her wings are cut by the ruthlessly unjust gender bias that our society is ridden with. Through this initiative, we want to sensetize civil society and partner them in the process of empowering, educating and making our girl child stronger, to stand her own ground. “SaysMr. Sanjeev Dham, COO Smile Foundation.

She Can Fly, let’s give her the sky!”

About Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a national level development organization benefitting over 600,000 underprivileged children, their families and the community directly through 250 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.

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