Have you ever wondered abou the stigmas attached to men in the beauty industry? Or why aren’t there more women in science, tech and engineering? Who said men are less artistic and creative? Why are females paid less than their male counterparts? Come attend Mind The Gap by Dysco and MIXX this Sunday to explore gender and the job.
Mind the Gap - a unique event on gender dynamics within the workspace, presented by Dysco and MIXX. The event will take place on 3 June at WeWork (BKC), Mumbai.
Among a series of curated panels, this day-long event will have a panel discussion on gender within Art & Culture as well as photography installations by Shreya Dev Dube, Indrajeet Rajkhowa (his series Ice Hockey in the Himalayas was picked up by VICE India), Riddhi Parekh (who will be showing her series Women Metro Drivers) and Roshini Kumar as well as a video art piece - Boys of Safdarjung by stylist and creative director Nikhil D and videographer Tsungdue Phunkhang.
Mind the Gap draws together an eclectic and exciting group of personalities to explore the physical, intellectual and digital manifestations of gender dynamics within professions and workplaces. The event will create awareness on one of the most compelling issues of our generation, in a manner that is both wildly appealing and wonderfully engaging – a real celebration of progressive minds and impassioned hearts.
The event is produced by Dysco, a professional networking app, website and community, in collaboration with MIXX - a platform that addresses gender issues through a curated range of products and experiences.
This is part of a series of events which share Dysco’s ethos offline and directly engages with their digital and physical community.
Speakers from an array of fields including art and culture, sports and social entrepreneurship will talk about challenging gender stereotypes, trends and norms in the workspace, focused around personal anecdotes and narratives.
Key speakers include Ayesha Billimoria, India’s leading female track athlete and Adidas ambassador in conversation with Suhail Chandok, TV presenter and Sports Commentator at Star Sports & IPL; social entrepreneur Revathi Roy; advertising guru and Founder & CEO at HyperCollective KV Sridhar ‘Pops’; award winning filmmaker and content creator at CATNIP Reema Sengupta, comedian and actor Rytasha Rathore; filmmaker and photographer Shreya Dev Dube, breakthrough music artist Komorebi; and musician and founder of Offset Live Nush Lewis.
Alongside the panel discussions there will be art and photography exhibits, music performances, stand up comedy and film screenings including Boys of Safdarjung, by stylist and creative director Nikhil D and videographer Tsundue Phunkhang; a performance artwork by Princess Pea, one of India’s leading contemporary artists; and music by renowned lyricist Ankur Tewari. The event will spread awareness of one of the most compelling issues of our generation, in a manner that is both wildly appealing and wonderfully engaging – a real celebration of progressive minds and impassioned hearts.
This is part of a series of events which share Dysco’s ethos offline and directly engages with their digital and physical community. The event will take place at WeWork (BKC) in Mumbai.
Tickets are available now through www.insider.in.