Visit of Miss Monique Coleman – Youth Champion for International Year of Youth 2010-2011 (Burhani College)

On Tuesday, 29th March 2011 at 5.00 pm Youth meet was hold at Burhani College of Commerce & Arts. Prof (Mrs.) Farukh S. Waris, Vice Principal, Burhani College of Commerce & Arts was extremely Cooperative in her welcome speech to honour the chief Guest Ms. Monique Coleman, mentioned about her college. Mr. K.M. Aarif President Dream Foundation who is taking care of 1000 cancer affected children, spoke on Youths, Education, Hunger, poverty, health, Environment, Drug Abuse, Juvenile delinquency, girls and young women, globalization, information and Communication technologies, HIV/AIDS, Arm conflicts etc, Ms. Mohini Mathur, Executive Chair Person, MUNA, spoke about the MUNA activities, Advocate Ashraf Ahmed Shaikh spoke on the Youth activities. Ms Monique Coleman address the Students, Ms. Rineeta Naik, Asstt Information officer, U.N. I.C., New Delhi spoke on the International Year of Youth. Mr. Mudit Singhavi and Mr. Krunal Mehta Coordinated. Mr. A.A. Syed, gave vote of thanks, followed by cultural programme and Dinner

In both the programmers students asked the following questions.

Lack of financial assistance for education and housing, Discrimination on the basis of caste and religion, Women are not encouraged to take up entrepreneurship, Child labor is a serious concern, Lack of world-class education institutions in the country, Losing traditional family VALUES TO ADAPT WESTERN CULTURE, Off beat careers like Singing, Dancing, etc are not considered as a Career in Indian society.

Ms. Monique Coleman replied aptly to each and every question.