March 5, 2016 –200 women assembled at Central Park in Jaipur for the tenth annual Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk, part of a global movement to inspire a rising generation through mentorship. The event in jaipur was held simultaneously in 87 cities in 57 countries. Held in celebration of International Women’s Day, the Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk, brings together established women leaders (mentors ) and emerging women leaders (mentees ) to walk together . As they walk, they discuss their professional challenges and success stories to establish a mentoring relationship. The Mentors thus help the Mentees gain a fresh perspective on their challenges and give suggestions and solutions. This global movement highlights the importance of women’s leadership and the need to accelerate the impact of women leaders as well as prospects of emerging women.
The mentoring walk in Jaipur featured prominent local leaders including Chief Guest-Olympic Shooter Shagun Choudhary, Guest of Honour- Suman Sharma, Mahila Vibhag and Special Guest Princess Diya Kumari.
Flag Bearer for the event in Jaipur Archana Surana , Director Arch Academy shared her views on the event . She said that , “The Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk is an opportunity for women in our community to unite around a common purpose. Together, we will pave the way for the next generation of women leaders.”