VIA-LEW Celebrated International women’s day
VIA Lady Entrepreneurs Wing recently celebrated International Women’s day on 11th & 14th March at VIA.
On this occasion to motivate and encourage ladies, LEW had organised contest on ‘Show your entrepreneurial talent’ for the new and upcoming entrepreneurs. For this contest LEW got good response from participants and the criteria for participation was also to disseminate information about their products to audience. LEW had allotted space to participants to display their products and explained about their products , which was concept to judges. The explanation covered details about how they started their business? raw material requirement, finished product, investment required for the business? total employees working with them and marketing strategies applied and future scope of their business? Dr. Sugandha Garwey, Director of Anacon Laboratory and Mrs. Anita Rao, Immd Past Chairperson of VIA LEW & Ms Sapna Saxena from VLCC Health Care Ltd, Nagpur were the judges for this contest. There were 22 existing, budding entrepreneurs had participated.
On 14th March’2016, VIA LEW also celebrated International Women’s Day, Mrs. Vilasini Nair, President of Nagpur Mahila Club was the Chief Guest. Earlier she was given a floral welcome by Mrs. Sarla Kamdar, Founder Chairperson of VIA LEW.
Mrs. Prafullata Rode, Past Chairperson, VIA LEW gave a presentation on ‘International Women’s Day’. She threw light on how and when the celebration of International Women’s Day started and she went on to explain how it has progressed till date. This presentation was followed by a skit by Team- LEW.
The executive members of VIA LEW presented a play on the theme ‘Women Entrepreneurship’. Through this play, they highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in a women’s life and role of organization like VIA LEW in bringing about the desired changes in the life of such working women. This play was highly appreciated by one and all present there.
Mrs Vilasini Nair, Chief Guest of the function motivated and encouraged all the women entrepreneurs with her highly inspiring words. Before the much awaited prize distribution ceremony, Mrs. Madhubala Singh, Past Chairperson, VIA-LEW highlighted the criteria for selecting the winners for the contest organized on 11th March and for the Best Lady entrepreneur. Mrs Rashmi Kulkarni, Winner for last year shared her experience about her association with VIA LEW and how it has helped her in her business. This was followed by prize distribution ceremony for ‘Show your entrepreneurial talent’ and Best lady Entrepreneur for the year.
For show your entrepreneurial talent, there was a tie between two contestants for the third position. The third prize winners were Mrs. Aboli Sonole and Mrs. Rashmi Ambulkar, Mrs. Honey Tripathi bagged the second position. The first prize was won by Mrs.Minal Khedkar Dawande.
The coveted award for Best Lady Entrepreneur for the year was won by Mrs. Divya Ashish Ahuja, Director & designer Johara Jewels Pvt. Ltd.
All the winners shared their experience with one and all present there. Wings also felicitated past Chairperson, Mrs. Y. Ramani for her achievements through the hands of past Chairperson, Mrs. Sarita Pawar. A cancer survival 71 year old lady Mrs. P.D. Sharma was also felicitated for her will power to defeat the cancer. Program was conducted by Vice president Mrs. Reeta Lanjewar and vote of thanks was given by Secretary, Mrs. Shachi Mallick. This was followed by high tea and snacks. The celebration received an overwhelming response and was attended by large number of women entrepreneurs. says a press note issued by Vandana Sharma, Chairperson, VIA LEW.