The Center for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality is fortunate to be able to meet with many of the world’s most accomplished practitioners from academia and industry. They come from a diverse variety of fields, and offer us opportunities to learn from them, discuss ideas, and pose questions about their work.

This page houses the recordings of the full array of invited speakers we have had the pleasure to host over the years, and we hope viewers will gain as much as we did from viewing the videos.

The Hindu Temple Architecture and its Symbolism of Human Body

May 5
Dr. Manoj Gundanna is one of the foremost researchers on Hindu temple architecture and archeology.

Literature as Bridging Cultures: An Indian Perspective

April 30
Dr. Sudha Gopalakrishnan is the Executive Director of Sahapedia, an online encyclopedic resource on ...

Architecture: The Principles of Vaastu Shastra

April 27
Sashikala Ananth is one of the foremost experts in the field of Vaastu Shastra

Modern India and its Role in Today’s World

April 21
Mr. A. Gopinathan, United Nations

Advaita and the Sustainable Development Goals

March 19
Dr. Anantanand Rambachan Professor of Religion, Philosophy and Asian Studies at Saint Olaf College.

Applying Socio-Moral Principles to Behavior Change in India

March 4
Hansika Kapoor, PhD, Research Author at the Department of Psychology, Monk Prayogshala, Mumbai

Biodiversity Conservation and Management in Indian Culture and Tradition

February 26
Dr. Chandrasekhara has two decades of research experience in Forest Ecology and Agroforestry.