Why you cannot miss attending WADe Asia event?
By : wadeindia |
16 Oct 2017 | TRENDING WADe TOPICS
Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.
WADe 2017 will be knowledge sharings from some of the best Artists, Architects and Designers of India. It has participation from India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal and support from Indian Institute of Architects, Institute of Indian Interior Designers, Bhutan Institute of Architects, Society of Napalese Architects, Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs and more.
“Didi Contractor, the 88 year old women who has dedicated her life to making sustainable buildings and using of low energy building materials, will be giving a Keynote lecture, so rare and so fascinating for the entire industry to come together and listen. Ace artist Padma Bhusan Rajeev Sethi will be delivering a special speech on the 1st day.”
As a platform, WADe is created to Celebrate & Spread ‘Women-led development’ by bringing women in architecture, art & interior design in a common platform to exchange ideas, recognize contribution, and discuss issues. WADe India is not about putting women in a separate box.
“Come one, come all for the most special ‘Masterclass with Mentors’ led by architects Shimul Zaveri Kadri, Abha Narain Lambah, Anupama Kundoo, Parul Zaveri, and Canna Patel. It is like a mini crash course where mentors would answer to some of the tricky questions that become obstacles while starting a firm or running it in the first 2-3 years.”
WADe believes in showcasing possibilities. It is the documentation of progression of women in design and coming of entire industry to celebrate work of women, irrespective of gender.
1st edition of WADe received tremendous support from various fraterneties of design. Fathers came with daughters, husbands came with their designer wives, and many sons came with their mothers who as young designers never got a chance to connect & share what designers are doing today through WADe.
Since launch last year, WADe has conducted two national mini events called “Talk of Town” in Delhi and Pune, WADe website was successfully launched, WADe Asia was initiated and finally the team and volunteers are gearing up for annual Mega event on 28-29 October at Hotel Leela Ambience Gurgaon.
“Two days of WADe Asia are full of pleasant surprises, serious discussions and a lot of entertainment like stand-up comedy, songs by ace Bollywood artist Hema Sardesai and a special guest coming for giving away the awards. WADe is giving away 50 seats for Free Registration, upon confirmation from WADe office. Grab it…”
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