The growing need for conscious, proactive measures to achieve a culture of diversity in the workplace was highlighted by Nirmala Menon, founder and CEO of Interweave Consulting.
Delivering her address at the 24th Mary Clubwala Jadhav Endowment lecture organised by the Madras School of Social Work on the topic ‘Respecting Diversity, Inclusion and Embracing Differences’, Ms. Menon stressed on the change needed in organisational culture and also mitigating the biases in order to accommodate people from varied backgrounds as well as those with differing needs and abilities. The lecture was held in the city on Saturday.
Noori Saleem, a community activist working for transpersons’ rights was honoured with the MCJ Award for Humanitarian Service for her work in spreading awareness on HIV/AIDS. S. Raja Samuel, principal of MSSW also participated.