Education is, arguably, one of the most potent tools that can ensure the emancipate and empower women across levels and can positively impact the state of their being, their status and position in the society and build a solid foundation for their holistic growth and development. 

UPES is bringing together women thought leaders and visionaries to delve deeper into the issues of gender parity and the need for bold approaches in the realm of higher education through a WEB TALK Series called ‘SHAKTI TALKS’.

The discussions will be centered around creating improved options, opportunities and outcomes for girl students. Eminent women achievers will share their life journeys and inspire young aspirants to make life-enhancing decisions and forge ahead with confidence on their career path.

Speaker Profile: 

Deepthi Ravula is the first CEO of WE Hub, the first-of-its-kind incubator aimed at promoting women entrepreneurship. An Electronics Engineer by profession, Deepthi has 15 years of experience working in the US. She joined the Government of Telangana as a Joint Director for Electronics in 2016 and was appointed as CEO of WE Hub in 2017. Her vision is to create a work environment that is gender blind and employ economic emancipation as a tool for empowerment. 


Dr Juhi Garg has been leading Project Shakti in UPES. She has previously held the responsibility of Entrepreneurship Evangelist and Coordinator of Women Entrepreneurship Forum (WEF) for UPES Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (UCIE), acted as an Assistant Professor (Selection Grade), and represented School of Law at UCIE. She holds the copyright for developing and standardizing a Psychometric tool for management and commerce students, popular by the name of Occupational Interest Schedule for Students, Institutions’ and Businesses (OIS-SIB). She is also an avid researcher and has published articles internationally.

(The session is by invite only for UPES girl students and girl students who have taken admissions in the year 2020.)  

Watch the session here