The WISCOMP Saahas Awards 2020 acknowledged and celebrated the courageous efforts of 12 gender-justice animators from universities and colleges across India who expanded the canvas of gender sensitivity and gender equity in higher education spaces. These awards acknowledge and applaud the efforts of educators, students and administrators to foster gender justice. WISCOMP also conferred the Saahas Shrestha Award (Shero of Courage) on Sr. Vinitha, Director, St. Teresa’s College, Kochi for her path-breaking contributions to women’s education and facilitating gender-just institutional policies. The virtual award ceremony was held on 24 August 2020 and streamed lived across various social media platforms. It received an overwhelming response from academia and public. The program was viewed by more than 10,000 people from across the world. The media also expressed interest and appreciation in the program and covered the stories of the awardees in over two dozen articles in English, Hindi and other Indian languages.
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