To mark International Women’s day on 8th March, Gateway House Executive Director and co-founder, Manjeet Kripalani, participated in the first session of the G5A Open Circle for women. The discussion explored the role of the arts in our collective lives, how to navigate the complex relationship between craft, culture, and commerce, and how women innovators and leaders are the support that the creative ecosystem needs to thrive.
Other participants included: Stefania Costanza (Consul General of Italy in Mumbai), Anuradha Parikh (Founder and Artistic Director, G5A), Pelva Naik (Dhrupad Vocalist), Manisha Mhaiskar (Chief of Protocol, Government of Maharashtra), Swati Apte (Director, Kshirsagar-Apte Foundation and The Arts Quotient) and Rytasha Rathore (Actor).
The discussion was moderated by Priyanka Patel (Senior Lead, G5A).
Watch the full video here.