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Audio platform professionals share experiences at ‘She the voice star’ event on eve of Women’s Day

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Senior Correspondent


BHOPAL: An event to share stories of women working on audio platforms like radio, storytellers and podcasters was organised on Thursday at Bhopal on the eve of International Women’s Day 2024. 


Vodcaster Madhu Choudhury, radio professional Pinky Tiwari, All India Radio (AIR) programmer Anamika Chakrawarty, storyteller Noopur Sharma and Divya Powar and Shifali Pandey shared their stories and experience on audio platforms. The event was anchored by radio professional Shefali Chaturvedi. 


Speaking at the event Pushpa Awasthy Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF Madhya Pradesh spoke on importance of nutrition. Participants also shared how they were using audio platforms to talk about women's issues and nutrition.


Madhu Choudhry shared her journey of working on vodcast and You Ttube. She is also a singer and one of her song was released later in the day. 


Anamika Chakrawarty of AIR spoke on the work she has been doing with radio and using the opportunity to raise women issues. 


Divya Powar and Noopur Sharma, story tellers spoke on how storytelling is powerful medium and can help in bringing about changes. 


Pinky Tiwari spoke on the change stories which were possible due to radio, adding that radio is a powerful means of change. Shifali Pandey spoke on the issue of women and nutrition and how she has been using storytelling to share stories of women. She also recited a poem on theme of early marriage on the occasion.


Young people from Dhar, Harda and Bhopal listened to these stories and shared their experience particularly on gender equality. Gayatri Parihar of NGO Vasudha Sanstha shared her experiences too.


Anil Gulati, Communication Specialist, UNICEF said that the idea of this meet is to provide a platform for these inspiring stories so that young people can learn from them and use these platforms for issues which impact them.


Artist Madhavi Tiwari made a beautiful rangoli to highlight the event in artistic impression.

Sravani Sarkar

Sravani Sarkar has been a journalist for three decades. In the past, she has worked with Lokmat Times, Indian Express, Hindustan Times & The Week