On October 3, 2023, the IEEE FCRIT Student Branch hosted the event 
“Developing Leadership Skills: Why as Undergraduates?”. Ms. Ancelia Patrao, the event’s host, 
gave a brief introduction to the IEEE FCRIT SB and its activities. She also introduced the guest 
speaker, Ms. Ravdeep Kaur Gandhi . Ms. Ravdeep is a visionary leader with over 25 years of 
experience in microbiology, marketing, and law. She has held significant roles in renowned MNCs 
and organizations like Ranbaxy Pharma, Becton Dickinson, and PATH. Her expertise includes 
private-public partnerships in public health and a strategic, creative approach to problem-solving. 
She also has a notable track record in managing India and international markets, with a focus on 
business development and marketing strategy. Ms.Ravdeep shared her insights on leadership skills 
and ethics with the audience, emphasizing the importance of both in the journey of personal 
development. She spoke eloquently about the need for leaders to be ethical and principled in their 
decision-making. She encouraged the students to develop their own leadership skills in order to 
make a positive impact on the world. The event concluded with a question-and-answer session, 
during which students had the opportunity to ask Ms.Ravdeep questions about her talk. The 
winners of this question- answer session were awarded Udemy courses worth Rs. 500 -1000.On 
the occasion of IEEE Day, the Student Council of year 2022-23 were felicitated with Letter of 
Appreciation for their incredible work by Dr.Bindu S Ma’am , she also felicitated the guest speaker 
with a memento. Ms. Shruti Katkar, Vice Chairperson, then delivered the vote of thanks and the 
event was put off.