Malaysia : To celebrate International Women’s Day, Brahma Kumaris Malaysia focused on “The Role of Women in Value based Leadership”.
Mr Reddy, the Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia, flagged off the event by extolling the contribution of women in shaping families, societies and nations The “Stand Up India Schemes” address various women’s issues concerning literacy, finance, mental health, policy making and entrepreneurship.
The main speaker was BK Jayanti, Additional Administrative Head of Brahma Kumaris and the Director of Brahma Kumaris activities in Europe and the Middle East. She said that women leaders have the quality of inclusiveness which is to give everyone an opportunity to move forward They generally walk their talk, fulfil their promises and commitments properly and are not self centered, being more concerned about benefiting everyone All these qualities are very much a part of the world scenario and so, feminine qualities are also needed to be able to lead in today’s world These qualities are inner values which we can tap into by going within Thus, through the inward journey, we can tap into our inner state of peace, love and wisdom, the keys for creating a better world.
BK Jayanti then took the audience into a beautiful silent reflection which was very relaxing and yet so refreshing.
Madam Taslima, wife of Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia, considers International Women’s Day as an opportunity to come together, dream together and put our thoughts together to create harmony in the world.
Dato Letchumanan, President of Brahma Kumaris Malaysia thanked all three speakers and said that there is a leader in everyone We just have to realise the inner energy, believe and create that awareness in ourselves The participants received specially designed e blessings in the form of flowers at the end of the programme.
The programme was aired online with translation for Malay language and simultaneous translation for Tamil, Chinese and Hindi.