Business Bureau :
Former Central Council Member of WIRC of ICAI - CA Bhavana Doshi recently said that a lot of opportunities are available for lady chartered accountants in the country and abroad as well. She was expressing her views in the webinar conducted by the Nagpur Branch of WIRC of ICAI along with 4 other branches of the region. The topic of the webinar was “Opportunities and Challenges for Lady Cas”. Doshi also spoke about the opportunities available to the lady members in various sectors.
She motivated the lady members to do extensive research in their topics of interest and to master it by writing articles and papers. She further encouraged the members to become paper presenters and speakers at various forums to gain the desired attention. CA Kavita Loya, past Chairperson Nagpur Branch, in her opening remarks covered some key aspects which a lady member should do before getting into setting her professional aspirations. She also elaborated on following five aspects:- Doing SWOT Analysis before planning to take professional work; Prioritizing roles in life; FOMO (fear of missing out); Become a teacher to master the subject of interest; and have command on drafting skills.
She concluded her session by motivating the lady members by sharing her own life example wherein she pursued CA after her marriage and then with her hard work went on to become the first lady chairperson of the esteemed Nagpur Branch of ICAI. At the outset, CA Kirit Kalyani, Chairman, Nagpur Branch of ICAI, in his opening remarks, said that the number of lady members in the profession had been on a rise which shows the popularity and success of the CA profession, as well as its curriculum. Kalyani extended a warm welcome to the lady speakers, CA Bhavna Doshi and CA Loya, who also moderated the session. CA Kirit said the webinar was possible because of joint efforts of CA Ishwar Jiwani, Surat, CA Varsha Deshpande, Goa, CA Bhavesh Thakkar, Anand and CA Simran Lilwani, Pimpri-Chinchwad.
CA Abhijit Kelkar Regional Council Member (WIRC) congratulated the Nagpur Branch for organizing the unique and need of the hour webinar for lady CAs. CA Akshay Gulhane, Chairman WICASA, took efforts to effectively coordinate the webinar. CA Jiten Saglani, Secretary of the branch, proposed the formal vote of thanks. CA Pooja Murarka from Surat, CA Hiral Prajapati from Anand, CA Sakina Kothawala, CA Bhanu Juneja, CA Pooja Poply, CA Dimple Bhojwani, CA Meenaz Surty and many other lady CA members of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa attended the webinar.