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28 Nov 2018 | 15:55 - 16:40 | Panel Discussion: Key challenges faced by Women in Construction
Born in Mumbai Veena Jog has been living and working in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the last 26 years. She holds two Designing Degrees. A Bachelors Degree in Interior Designing and a Degree in Fashion Designing, which she pursued after marriage.
She is a Director with Advent Construction ltd a Leading Construction Company in Tanzania which specializes in Building and Civil Construction and heads the Interior and Procurement Division.The Company is established not only in Tanzania but also in Uganda and Mozambique and along with Major Construction works are pioneers in the Oil and Gas Sector. She has over Twenty years experience in the area of Design and Construction and is well known for her Expertise in creating aesthetic yet functional spaces, pushing the folds and making bold statements with her designs. With excellent negotiation skills and knowledge of quality has managed to look after the entire procurement department of the Construction Company.
As a Voluntary activity she has been training and Producing Ms Universe Tanzania for five years and her designs in the Category of the National Costume has been represented by the winner World over. Her shows have given many aspiring designers a platform to showcase their designs. Along with the Hyatt group she would train and create an audience with the Embassies so that young African designers would get known easily and get the market with the right cash flow. Is a part of an organization Human Welfare Trust which homes educates and trains 95 street children currently.
An articulate speaker has worked closely with the Indian High Commission in bridging the cultural gap in the country with Stage and Radio shows. Strongly believes in equality of genders.