On the occasion of Women’s’ day, the awards honoured ten women achievers from all walks of life hailing from the North of India
Gurugram: Femina, the leading women’s brand in the country has always realized and celebrated the astounding prowess of women from different walks of life. Femina Power List North 2017, presented by Oriflame, in association with Rajnigandha Silver Pearls and powered by India Gate Basmati Rice, aims at paying tribute to the women across various fields for their achievements. The event held on March 06, 2017 at Taj Vivanta, saw nine of the most influential women achievers from the north being felicitated at the gala commemoration held in the region.
An evening especially devoted to the perennial spirit of women, honoured their phenomenal contribution in their respective fields. The awards ceremony felicitated the 9 winners namely, the gorgeous actress Kriti Sanon who made a smashing debut with Heropanti followed by the blockbuster movie Dilwale alongside Shah Rukh Khan, Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, a successful fashion and jewellery designer, Bhavana Reddy, an acclaimed Kuchipudi dancer, Neeti Palta, one of the few English stand-up comediennes, Karuna Nundy, supreme court lawyer and champion of women’s rights who helped draft the Womanifesto, Sharmistha Mukherjee, a Kathak exponent and daughter of Pranab Mukherjee, Lakshmi Rana, one of the best ever faces to have walked the Indian ramp, Namrata Joshipura, India’s leading designers and Tania Sachdev, Arjuna Awardee Grand Master who currently holds a world ranking of 43. She also holds the record of being the youngest to win a Gold Medal at an International event, the British Chess Championship, 1993.
Speaking about the event, Tanya Chaitanya, Chief Community Officer and Editor, Femina, said, “Femina’s association with powerful women forms the core of the brand. Being the most widely read women’s brand in the country, we feel it is essential to honor and celebrate the undying spirit of women from all walks of life. We look forward to more such initiatives and keep up with the essence of the brand.
Femina Powerlist is an initiative to bring together women from diverse backgrounds on one platform, to share their stories of inspiration, and pave the way for women empowerment. Femina in the past has already felicitated the women from South of India and Maharashtra with Femina Powerlist in the respective regions.