Conference on Global Dialogue on Harassment and Discrimination by Women Inspiring Network & ANVAY

Women Inspiring Network (WIN), a distinguished advocate for women's empowerment and equality has partnered with ANVAY, a global platform dedicated to addressing the pervasive issues of harassment and discrimination. This collaboration marks a significant milestone as it coincides with the commemoration of a decade of the implementation of the POSH law.  


The central theme of the conference Global Dialogue on Harassment and Discrimination revolves around the vital issues of harassment and discrimination. With 14 panel topics addressing specific sub-topics such as women's safety, child safety, the well-being of young adults, and the role of universities, the event promises to provide a comprehensive exploration of these crucial subjects. 


The ANVAY Global Dialogue, a two-day conference and dream project culminating on the 10th anniversary of the POSH law, will bring together expert contemporaries and voices from prestigious institutions and organizations worldwide. Representatives from the United Nations, UNICEF, National Commission for Women (NCW), Harvard University, various ministries, judiciary, and professionals from diverse backgrounds in India and abroad will convene to engage in critical conversations. 

“WIN is honoured to be a media partner for the ANVAY Global Dialogue contributing to this impactful initiative. This partnership is a testament to WIN's steadfast commitment to advancing women's rights and fostering a world free from discrimination.” said Stuti Jalan, Founder of Women Inspiring Network. 

ANVAY's global reach will be further exemplified by Video Insights from experts spanning the globe, representing countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Kenya, Indonesia, the USA, the UK, and Australia. This inclusive approach underscores the universality of the issues at hand and emphasizes the necessity for a collaborative international effort to effect meaningful change. 

"This dialogue is one with a cause and for a cause," stated Divya, Chief Quality Officer (Social Media), The Legal Swan "Our primary objective is to create awareness around 'taboo' topics, fostering an environment conducive to open and honest discussions about harassment and discrimination." 

There will be speakers from different areas of works who will share their distinguished opinions on thought-provoking panels.  A few of the speaker names are listed below:  

Rachel DiBella- Associate Director, Strategic Prevention Initiatives, Office for Gender Equity, Harvard University  

Arvind Rao- Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Legal Counsel – Constitution, Disability Rights & Accessibility  

Nina Jane Patel- Co-Founder, Kabuni, United Kingdom  

Ju’Riese Colόn- Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Centre for SafeSport  

Priyanka Chirimar- Founder at Action Against Prohibited Conduct, United Kingdon  

Eleanor Manley- Co-Founder at Metta Space (Techstars '23), Spain 

Bradley Poynting- Child Safeguarding & Child Protection Consultant, Poynting Consulting & Advisory and Australian Red Cross  

Matt Skallerud- LGBTQ+ Marketing, Advertising, PR & Social Media, World's Leading LGBTQ+ Global Media Company, United States 

Kate Jenkins AO- Chair, Creative Workplaces Council, Former Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission 

Sujata Nabar- DGM - Ethics & Governance, Mahindra Group 

Dr. Charlene Doak-Gebauer- Founder/Chair Internet Sense First, Founder and Chair the AICET Council, Global Chair Childcare and Protection, G100 

Luiza Drummond Veado- Human Rights and Gender Specialist, SOGIESC Expert, New York, United States 

Date: 08th & 09th December 2023 | Time: 10AM IST to 6PM IST 

Location: Virtual conference | Registration Link:  

For further information about the ANVAY Global Dialogue, including registration details and a complete list of distinguished speakers, please visit 

A mesmerizing account of the debate between right and wrong -The Bhagavad Gita translated by Bibek Debroy

A mesmerizing account of the debate between right and wrong, The Bhagavad Gita tr. by Bibek Debroy is a mesmerizing account of the debate between right and wrong. 

This beautiful edition of The Bhagavad Gita is a masterful verse-for-verse translation, providing the original Sanskrit verses alongside the English rendition. Penguin set to release a special bilingual edition of the foundational text on Dharma and Hindu Philosophy

About the book

As a spiritual guide, the Bhagavad Gita is a mesmerizing account of the debate between right and wrong, and the bond between action and consequence. One of the core Hindu scriptures, it is part of the great Indian epic, the Mahabharata, and unfolds in the form of a dialogue between Krishna and the Pandava prince, Arjuna.

Bibek Debroy's deep familiarity with the text yields a treasure trove of insights that will delight the scholar and the lay reader alike, making this essential reading for anyone with an abiding interest in Indian scriptures.  

About the translator

Bibek Debroy is a renowned economist, scholar and translator. He has worked in universities, research institutes, industry and for the government. He has widely published books, papers and articles on economics. As a translator, he is best known for his rendition of the Mahabharata in ten volumes, the Bhagavad Gita, the Harivamsha, and the Valmiki Ramayana in three volumes, published to wide acclaim by Penguin Classics. He is also the author of Sarama and Her Children, which combines his interest in Hinduism with his love for dogs. 

Unique Halloween Carnival across India that brings together pet and pet lovers for a spooky evening

Keeping up with the festive season, Zigly organised it’s third Halloween Carnival bringing joy and laughter to pets and their loving parents. Assuring a frightful and entertaining event to remember, Zigly's experience centres were all decked out for Halloween on October 29th. The event was full of surprises and delights, with excited pet parents dressing up their furry companions in eerie but charming costumes and enjoying the Halloween atmosphere at Zigly Halloween carnival organised at experience centres in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Indore, Dehradun, Bengaluru, Chandigarh and Lucknow.

The Halloween Carnival was hosted across experience centres in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Indore, Dehradun, Bengaluru, Chandigarh and Lucknow. With more than 500 visitors, the event featured a variety of activities, including a costume contest, fun games and a trick-or-treat trail. The day’s highlight was the Pet-Parent Masquerade, which delighted paw-parents who loved showcasing their creativity and style. The costume contest turned out to be a delightful duel of style, cuteness, and spookiness, with users submitting photos of themselves dressed up in their best Halloween costumes. To keep up with the excitement, prizes were awarded to the most creative pet parents showing the Halloween spirit. Total of 25 Halloween Carnival winners received certificates and gift vouchers.

Speaking at the launch of Halloween celebrations, Pankaj Poddar, Group CEO, Cosmo First said, “As a pet care brand, we are always looking for ways to make pets' lives easier and healthier while providing a quality pet parenting experience. Our Halloween carnival is a fun way to celebrate the spooky season while staying true to our mission of creating a happy place for pets. We are excited to offer a variety of specially crafted on-ground activities that will provide a thrilling experience for our furry companions and pet lovers alike.”

From spooky-themed decor to fun selfies with paw babies at the photo booth, horror movie-inspired games, and more, pet parents had the chance to capture the charm of the day with special photo booths and decorations designed for them and their furry companions.

Apurv Abhay Modi's passion for innovation propels him to the forefront in content and tech industry

Apurv Abhay Modi MD and Co-founder - ATechnos Group of companies, has been appointed as the Co-chair of the ICT, Electronics & Telecom Committee of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) for the Presidential Year 2023-24.-

On his appointment, Apurv Abhay Modi said, “India is on the way to become world’s most highly growing digitally driven economy and in the same time becoming a co-chair of  ICT, Electronics & Telecom committee of PHD Chamber  of commerce make us proud as well as give us a chance to build  footprints on global map with worldwide network of PHD chamber”

Apurv Modi is a successful young entrepreneur who has significantly impacted various industries, particularly in the mobility and mobile tech sector in India and International market. He is doing exceptionally well in Media Broadcasting, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Green Energy, and health tech. His passion for innovation in content, creativity in production, and development in Virtual Events, Games, Gamification, and Enterprise Gamification has propelled him to the forefront of the tech industry, where he strives to improve people's lives worldwide.

With a strong vision for the future, Apurv's group of companies focuses on creating affordable mobile internet products and services that allow the masses to access the latest technology. As the leader of the group's businesses in consumer electronics, technology, and B2B channel engagement, Apurv has successfully built a diverse portfolio of ventures that exemplify his visionary approach.

Apurv started his entrepreneurial journey with Channel Distribution, Content Distribution, laying the foundation for his ventures. However, recognizing the potential of tech-based services, he expanded his business interests and ventured into augmented reality and virtual reality game development. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of mixed reality experiences.

He has successfully enabled business arms in Enterprise Services, E-commerce Services, and Brand Management Services, further diversifying his group's offerings and reinforcing his commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation.

Apurv also receives exclusive "Director General's Honour" from the Punjab Police, Guest of Honour from Health-A-Thon, and Appreciation award from Startup India. Additionally, Apurv’s entrepreneurial prowess was acknowledged at India’s First Mining Startup Summit.