Event Details

The Women Cell (Shift – I), Sacred Heart College (Autonomous) organized an Invited Talk on “Social Media and Its Impact on Girls” on 23rd August, 2023 at 2.15 pm in Carreno Hall. The PG Department of Mathematics and Computer Science coordinated the event.  The aim of the event is to understand the issue and to work collectively towards creating a safer and more nurturing online environment for Girls.  The session  started with the invocation of  God’s blessings. Ms. Thenuga, II M.Sc., Computer Science hosted the programme.  Ms. Sweetha, II B.Sc., Computer Science welcomed the gathering.  Dr. A. Merceline Anita, Dean of Women Students – Shift I  introduced the Chief Guest Dr. Preethi Prabhakaran, Head Incharge and Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Auxilium College, Vellore.  Dr. A. Mekala, Assistant Professor, PG Department of Computer Science presented a memento to the Chief Guest.  The Chief Guest delivered a talk on “Social Media and Its Impact on Girls”. She discussed the advantages and disadvantages of social media. She explained that social media has fundamentally altered on how young people spend their time, share information, and communicate with one another. She discussed the difficulties that women face on social media, including cyberbullying, hate speech, public shaming, intimidation/threats, trolling, doxxing, and cyber-stalking. She insisted the girls to download and install the Tamil Nadu Government's Kavalan app for their safety.  The event concluded with the vote of thanks by Miss P. Revathy, II B.Sc Mathematics.