1. Google Art & Culture Platform launches woman-centric initiative

Google Art & Culture Platform launches woman-centric initiative

Throwing spotlight on lesser known achievements of women in the country, Google Art and Culture Platform today launched an initiative, where narratives of some of these women can be explored.

By: | Mumbai | Published: November 19, 2016 9:31 PM
The launch event witnessed number of panel discussions on various aspects of women empowerment. (AP) The launch event witnessed number of panel discussions on various aspects of women empowerment. (AP)

Throwing spotlight on lesser known achievements of women in the country, Google Art and Culture Platform today launched an initiative, where narratives of some of these women can be explored.

The special project – “Women in India: Unheard Stories” is a collection of artworks and virtual exhibitions spanning 2,500 years from 26 cultural institutions across the country.

The project will feature some of iconic unsung women achievers of the country.

Unveiling over 50 new virtual exhibitions with over 1,800 artworks, photographs and videos, the project throws light on contributions of women to the culture of India.

Speaking at the launch , Luisella Mazza, Head of Operations, Google Culture institute, said, “This project is an effort to recognise the impact of Indian women in history and culture. We also want to look forward and inspire women.”

The launch event witnessed number of panel discussions on various aspects of women empowerment.

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