Prof. Rao R. Bhavani, UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment and Director of Ammachi Labs, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was an invited speaker at the 2018 Annual Global Empowerment Summit "Time to Rise!" at UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute in Atkinson Hall on October 6, 2018. The summit attendees explored topics, such as the power of collaboration, social impact, global connection, human triumph, recognition, and the power of collective minds as a means for solving worldwide social issues, like human trafficking. The local, national, and international representatives shared their knowledge on human trafficking, one of the critical and growing problems, and ways to fight against this social evil.
Prof. Bhavani presented some of the research findings and social impact projects of the Center for Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality and AMMACHI Labs at the event.