Breaking Barriers and Fostering Collaboration: Lessons Learned at the GDG Event

On a vibrant Saturday, April 29, 2023, the Kerala Startup Mission Cyberpark in Kozhikode set the stage for an extraordinary event. Guided by the theme of International Women's Day, the GDG event empowered attendees with knowledge, inspiration, and networking opportunities. As I reflect on the remarkable day, I am excited to share the highlights and invaluable insights from each section, the delightful networking session, and the delightful treats that accompanied the event.

Unveiling the Power of Women in Tech: A Memorable Experience at the GDG Event

Unveiling the Power of Looker Studio by Priya K

The event commenced with a captivating section led by Priya K, who introduced us to the transformative world of Looker Studio. With her expertise, she guided us through the intricacies of this powerful data visualization tool. Priya K's passion and in-depth knowledge left the audience inspired to leverage Looker Studio's potential in their own projects, unlocking new dimensions of data-driven decision-making.

In her engaging presentation, Priya K demonstrated how Looker Studio simplifies the process of exploring and analyzing data, enabling users to gain actionable insights and make informed decisions. She highlighted various features and functionalities, such as interactive dashboards, customizable visualizations, and collaborative sharing capabilities. Attendees were encouraged to ask questions and actively participate, creating a dynamic learning environment.

Overcoming Constraints for Women in Technology by Ananya R

Ananya R took the stage, shedding light on the challenges faced by women in the technology industry. Her insightful section focused on empowering women to overcome these constraints and break through barriers. Ananya R's words resonated deeply with the audience, fostering a sense of determination and solidarity. Her practical tips and strategies provided a roadmap for women to thrive in the tech world, inspiring everyone to challenge stereotypes and support gender diversity.

Ananya R shared her personal journey and experiences, highlighting the obstacles she encountered and the strategies she employed to overcome them. She emphasized the importance of mentorship, networking, and continuous learning. Ananya R encouraged attendees to embrace their unique strengths and contributions, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment within the tech community.

Unleashing Entrepreneurial Skills by Anooja Basheer

Anooja Basheer, a seasoned entrepreneur, captivated the audience with her talk on entrepreneurial skills. With a wealth of experience, she shared invaluable insights on building successful ventures and navigating the dynamic business landscape. Anooja Basheer's anecdotes, advice, and motivational stories left a lasting impression, igniting a spark of entrepreneurship within each attendee. Her session reinforced the belief that anyone, regardless of gender, can achieve remarkable success with determination and perseverance.

Anooja Basheer delved into the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, such as resilience, adaptability, and a growth mindset. She encouraged attendees to embrace failure as a stepping stone to success and emphasized the importance of taking calculated risks. Anooja Basheer shared practical tips on idea validation, market research, and building a strong support network. Her talk left the audience inspired and equipped with the knowledge and confidence to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

Inspiring Dare to Be Moments and Culinary Delights

The networking session was a highlight of the GDG event, fostering connections and inspiring conversations. Attendees shared their "Dare to Be" moments, recounting instances where they pushed their boundaries and challenged themselves to achieve greatness. The diverse stories of triumph and resilience created a sense of empowerment and camaraderie among participants.

The networking session was made even more delightful with the presence of Domino's Pizza and bottles of Pepsi. As we indulged in these culinary treats, conversations flowed freely, ideas were exchanged, and new friendships

Rishad Pk

Senior Designer, Thakkol Creatives