VIA Lady Entrepreneurs Wing celebrated International Women’s day at VIA hall, Udyog Bhavan, under the able leadership of Mrs.Shachi Mallick, President VIA LEW and Mrs.Reeta Lanjewar, secretary VIA LEW..
On this occasion, earlier Mrs. Shachi Mallick, President, VIA LEW in her welcome address shared about her experience at National Women’s Parliament recently attended by her at Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh. Mrs. Anita Rao, Past President, VIA LEW had also attended Women’s Parliament. They mentor thousands of girl students to achieve their targets in future.Mrs.Mallick emphasised that the mentees were having thorough knowledge about their core subject.
On 9th March’2017, VIA-LEW celebrated international Women’s Day with gusto. Mrs.Abha Pande was the Chief Guest for the occasion.Mrs Abha Pande in her address stressed on women’s overall development and told that a graceful woman gets strength when she faces the obstracles and grows even stronger with challenges in life. Mrs.Abha Pande motivated and encouraged all the women entrepreneurs with her highly inspiring address .She was earlier given a floral welcome by Mrs.Shachi Mallick, President, VIA LEW
Mrs. Prafullata Rode, VIA LEW addressed the august gathering about the importance of ‘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 that all women should love,understand and help other women if we really want to progress.The thoughts,attitude and belief system of the society must change and everyone should understand that we all need to be part of this change.Women have tremendous potential but they should be away from negative thoughts like jeolosy and hatred she said.She also appealed all women to remain constructively occupied.
Mrs. Vandana Sharma, IPP,VIALEW also encouraged the women entrepreneurs with her kind words of wisdom and appealed all women to get ready to face the Change as per this years slogan Be Bold for the Change.
Before the much awaited prize distribution ceremony, Mrs Madhubala Singh, Past President, VIA-LEW emphasised on, what an Enterprenuer has to go through all the obstracles and the difficulties to achieve the desired success, be it a male or female.She also asked everyone not to be jelous of others achievements but one should put sufficient efforts to achieve that success.She also highlighted the criteria for selecting the Best Lady entrepreneur. The coveted award for Best Lady Entrepreneur for the year was won by Mrs.Kaumudi Chawda of Kalakruti.
Mrs.Chawda shared her success story with one and all present. She expressed her gratitude to VIA LEW team and appreciated the encouragement that she received being a part of VIA-LEW’s Udyojika Exibition.
The program was well conducted by Mrs.Reeta Lanjewar, secretary,VIA-LEW and the vote of thanks was proposed by PRO, Shikha Khare. Also present for celebration were VIA LEW Executive team members, namely ,Mrs. Chitra Parate, Mrs Anjali Gupta, Mrs.Anita Rao, Mrs.Neelam Bowade, Mrs.Poonam Lala, Mrs.Indu Kshirsagar, Mrs.Manisha Bawankar, Mrs.Sarita Pawar and Mrs.Mitali Rafique
This was followed by high tea and snacks. The celebration received an overwhelming response and was attended by large number of women entrepreneurs.