Zee live in association with the Women’s Development Cell of DGMC presented the event (IAGT). It’s A Girl Thing, a three day long virtual festival of International and Indian influencers in a live show encompassing talks, panel discussions, performances and virtual meet to discuss various subjects including Fashion, Health, Education and Self Love from 16th- 18th October 2020. The event was hosted by the talented Anisha Dixit who is a well known YouTuber. A very cheerful Environment was fabricated as the guest at the panel “CELEBRATING SISTERHOOD” were joined by Barkha Singh, Dolly Singh and Scherezade Shroff. Talented artists like Malia and Sainee Raj with their spoken word performance on celebrating friendship was definitely was speechless.
Next in the panel of “KEEPING SCORE (OR NOT) was Akriti Kakar, LisaMishra, RajaKumari, Wendy Ong and Nirmika Singh who spoke about women as a leader. The young and talented women shared their experiences and even answered few of the questions of the audiences. The “HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE” session and “BEING AT ONE WITH YOURSELF” with Merrell Twins, Sejal Kumar and Priyam Shah left everyone charged and packed with confidence and as they shared their real life inspiring incidents.
Robert Swan, Dia Mirza, Liza Mishra, Merrell Twins were on the Panel, the second day where they spoke about the increasing pollution problems, the highlight of the event was when Robert Swan Spoke on behalf of their 105 years old mother who addressed the message of helping the Antartica from melting. He threw light on his journey to India as well. It was an eye opener for everyone watching.
The third day was more of celebrating what it truly means to be a girl as some of the very important and common myths, opinions, trolls were the topics on which the Indian and the International influencers depicted their views, experiences. Raja Kumari and Rytasha Rathore spoke about “Redefining Beauty Standards”. They shared their personal experiences and also about the body shaming comments they had to hear from outsiders, family members and spoke about how they went through all this and yet stood strong and came out of it more confidently. It was followed by sessions like “It’s okay not to be okay” with Sonali Gupta, Jasleen Royal, Shaheen Bhatt, Shaili Chopra who gave a message going through Therapy is not a bad thing at all. “Spoken Word Performance” by Meghan Rao and” Ask Us Anything” by Pooja Dhingra and Reha Kapoor were about Breaking all those myths and taboos associated to women. The session” Passion Comes First” with Fatima Sana Shaikh and Janice Sequeria was indeed empowering. “You got this girl” was another session which featured Liza Koshy and Prajakta Koli where they shared their experiences of the event where they happened to Meet Michelle Obama.