Ellevate Mumbai is launching its "Conversation with a Woman Achiever" series with Ms. Tasneem Zakaria Mehta. Please purchase your ticket for this event here.
Women who attend this Ellevate event will benefit from hearing Ms. Mehta speak on design, project management and implementation and how she approached building the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad museum. Ms. Mehta will also speak about her vision for the museum and contemporary programming.
Ms. Mehta is the Managing Trustee and Honorary Director of the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, Convenor, Mumbai Chapter and former Vice Chairman, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). She is an art historian, writer, curator, designer and cultural activist who has successfully pioneered the revival and restoration of several cultural sites in Mumbai. She conceptualized, curated, designed and implemented building the institution which is the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum. This was a greenfield project which included among other activities building the brand and training new staff, and curating the exhibitions as well as conceptualizing the Education and Outreach activities. The museum will be celebrating its ten year anniversary in January 2018 and has won UNESCO’s 2005 Asia Pacific ‘Award of Excellence’. Ms Mehta is a member of the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and a nominator for the Bellagio Creative Arts Awards of the Rockefeller Foundation, New York, and for the Abraaj Prize, Art Dubai. Ms. Mehta has received several awards. Mumbai Mirror, a Times of India publication recognised her as a Mumbai Hero for her work at the Museum. She was selected by Harvard University as a woman achiever for their Star Women Project, 2009.
Date: Saturday, 2nd December 2017
11.30 am to 12.15 pm: Guided walkthrough the museum followed by refreshments
12.15 pm to 1 pm: Conversation with Ms Tasneem Mehta and Q&A
Venue: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum ,91 A, Rani Baug, Veer Mata Jijbai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg, Byculla East, Mumbai, 400027
We look forward to seeing you there!
Ellevate Mumbai Chapter
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