Women Achievers Awards On 17 July In Mumbai
The shortlisted nominees were subjected to rigorous on-site reviews by independent experts who were achievers in their respective fields
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Women drawn from various walks of life would be felicitated with "Fempowerment Women Achievers Awards-2016" at a function in Mumbai on July 17.
The selection of award winners was done yesterday by a Jury comprising prominent members of society, a press release issued by Molecule Communications, which has organised the event, said.
The event will be held at the Film City in suburban Goregaon.
The shortlisted nominees were subjected to rigorous on-site reviews by independent experts who were achievers in their respective fields, the release said.
The jury members include noted filmmaker Subhash Ghai, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of 'Businessworld' Annurag Batra, Global Head For Leadership, Learning & People Management - Essar Group Adil Malia, lawyer Mrunalini Deshmukh, noted journalist-author Bhawana Somaaya and MD of Morgan Stanley Ridham Desai.
"Proud to be associated with Fempowerment women achievers awards. The categories and uniqueness in the concept is very good. Congratulations to Molecule and Zee for this initiative" said Ridham Desai, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley India.
The awards presentation ceremony would be telecast live on Zee television network.
"The motto of our awards is to empower, encourage, applaud and create more achievers. We have focused on the nominees through the rigorous process of our team at Molecule; it is a result of hard work & thorough research of 7 months. We are grateful to all the Jury members (Screening & Main) for investing their precious time to ensure we get the BEST ACHIEVERS," Kiren Shrivastav, Founder - Fempowerment Women Achievers Award; CEO Molecule Communications.
Eminent film critic and media columnist Bhawana Somayaa said: "The awards are a sincere effort in a new direction."
Nominations were received from across the country in all the 16 categories, including 'Special Recognition for a Man by Women'.
Zee TV & Zee Studios Business Head Akash Chawla said, "As a powerful medium of influencing positive changes in society, Zee TV has pioneered socially relevant television programming and addressed pertinent, topical issues over the years. The objective of Fempowerment Women Achievers' Awards is in sync with our commitment towards the cause of empowering women. The idea is to recognize and acknowledge the contribution of women achievers across fields who will be role models to countless other women in India."