Live with determination, women told

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There is no gender equality in society, says Anila Jyoti Reddy

WITH A MESSAGE:A. Jyoti Reddy, CEO of Key Soft Solutions, addressing a seminar in Rajahmundry on Friday.— PHOTO: S. RAMBABU
WITH A MESSAGE:A. Jyoti Reddy, CEO of Key Soft Solutions, addressing a seminar in Rajahmundry on Friday.— PHOTO: S. RAMBABU

D. Anila Jyoti Reddy, Chief Executive Officer of Key Soft Solutions Inc, US, has asked the women to live with determination and courage which will change their lives immensely. She exhorted women to work hard to excel in their lives.

Ms. Reddy has scripted her success story from a small family as agriculture labourer for Rs. 5 from a village in Warngal district and rose to the highest position as CEO of a software firm in US.

Addressing a seminar on ‘Women empowerment’ held under the aegis of Lions Club, Rajahmundry and Srujana, a non-government organization, here on Friday, she said there was no gender equality in our society and women should get their rights by fighting it out.

She called upon the girls to follow three principles in life - no compromise, no conditions and nothing impossible. She laid emphasis on financial freedom for women.Education was the only way for success and strength to fight it out any problem and reach the goals, she said.

Ms. Reddy said women should also be part of decision making in all fields, then only society can talk about gender equality.

“Don’t marry until you get financial freedom. Be bold in facing problems and take the challenges in life to survive. Use your leisure time for earning,” Ms. Reddy said. She has reiterated that educated mother would make a lot of difference in society. Speaking on the occasion B. Ratnakumari, Director of Durgabhai Deshmukh Centre for Women’s Studies, Andhra University, said women should overcome obstacles by working hard. She has called upon the youth to inspire others by working with dedication and courage. She has reminded how Durgabhai Deshmukh fought for women’s rights.

K. Suman Kalyani, secretary of Lion’s Club and principal scientist of CTRI, welcomed the gathering. Shantha Rajyam, president of Lions Club, presided. N.V.N. Durga Prasad, former president of Lion Club, and D.V.S. Raju, correspondent of Minerva School and G.N.V.A.B.S. Mahalakshmi, member of the club, spoke.

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