ITROW's January Institute:

Women, Leadership and Community

New Delhi, India

January 5-12, 2008



Keynote Speaker Papers and Presentations

Participant Papers

India Institute Program

Comments on the ITROW India Institute

by LeeRay M. Costa (Hollins University)



The Institute for Teaching and Research on Women (ITROW), in collaboration with The Center for the Study of Developing Societies, the Women’s Studies & Development Centre--University of Delhi, and The Hunger Project – India , is conducting a January Institute titled, Women, Leadership, and Community in New Delhi, India, January 5-12, 2008.   India has an international reputation for localized democracy, as manifested in the breadth and success of its grassroots organizations and the activities of its non-governmental organizations, making this venue an ideal location for addressing issues of women’s leadership and activism.  Several notable Indian women will be scheduled to present keynote addresses including:  Dr. Madhu Kishwar, editor of the journal, Manushi, Aruna Roy winner of the Ramon Magsaysay award for community leadership, Dr. Ratna Kapur from the Center for Feminist Legal Research, Dr. Paula Banerjee of the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group, Dr. Aruna Chakravarti, author of The Inheritors, Dr. Aparna Basu author of From Independence Towards Freedom, Indian Women since 1947, Ms. Aloka Mitra from Women’s Interlink Foundation, Dr. Malashri Lal, Professor, Department of English, University of Delhi, and Former Director of the Women’s Studies & Development Centre (WSDC), and Dr. Manjeet Bhatia, also from the WSDC.  


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