Shar Dubey ('93) named as one of Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Women in 2021

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Shar Dubey ('93, Metallurgy) was recently named as one of Fortune Magazine's "Most Powerful Women" in 2021. Additionally, she was named Vogue India's "Tech Leader of the Year" at the Vogue Women of the Year 2021 awards. Taking the reins as CEO of Match Group at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ms. Dubey has led the company to huge success. 

Congrshar-dubeyatulations to Shar on her recent accomplishments and best wishes for her future endeavours!

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                     

Due to rising Covid cases, the Annual Alumni Meet, celebrating the IIT-KGP batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, and 1997 has been postponed. The tentative date(s) of reschedule are March 10-13, 2022.

                                                                                                                      

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT- Kharagpur This week's speaker is Christopher Bailey from University of Greenwich

Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

February 27, 2022: PanIIT USA webinar, "Preventing and Reversing Chronic Diseases Naturally"

March 10-13, 2022: 18th Annual Alumni Meet--Celebrating the IIT-KGP Batches of 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1996, 1997

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The CEO of romance from IIT Kharagpur: Sharmistha (Shar) Dubey ('93)

Sharmistha (Shar) Dubey (B.Tech/Metallurgy/1993) took up the helm as CEO of Match Group at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The platform now has more users than ever before in the history of online dating.

Following Up: Rajan Bajaj ('14), Slice founder, named to Forbes India 30 Under 30

Rajan Bajaj's company, Slice, is the only unicorn of the 30 Under 30 club this year, and has survived several pivots to become a formidable company.

First recipient of the "Brundabana Sahu Student Award" chosen

The "Brundabana Sahu Student Award", which was instituted by Dr. R.P. Sahu (1970/BTech/MT/LLR) has been selected.

You're Invited to "Saturday Manufacturing Talks", This week's speaker is Christopher Bailey

The Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology of IIT-Kharagpur has kicked off a year-long webinar megaevent titled, Saturday Manufacturing Talks.

IIT Delhi: Drone Shakti-Spectacular Beating Retreat Ceremony

BotLab Dynamics, an IIT Delhi startup, recently held a Beating Retreat ceremony in celebration of the 73rd Republic Day.

NEHRU HALL KA TEMPO

A 2021 Project by IIT-Kharagpur Alumni from Nehru Hall to modernize Nehru Hall of Residence with modern day amenities, while still keeping the charm and characteristics of when it was first opened.

Own Your Hall Room

The IIT-Kharagpur Office of Alumni Affairs has kicked off a campaign that allows you to have your hall room named after you for perpetuity for modernizing its infrastructure--OWN YOUR HALL ROOM!

Register for IIT Kharagpur-AlmaConnect

The IIT-KGP Office of Alumni Affairs has shifted their alumni website to a new platform, hosted by Alma Connect. Make sure to get registered!

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Upcoming Events for IIT-KGP

Ongoing: Saturday Manufacturing Talks, presented by the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing Technology at IIT-Kharagpur
Ongoing: Apply for CEP (Continuing Education Program) Courses at IIT-Kharagpur

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