L’Oreal Paris and Femina celebrate ‘Women of Worth’ Felicitate 16 women for their exemplary work in various fields of Sicence & Innovation, Literary Contribution, Design & Arts, Business & Entrepreneurship, etc.
L’Oreal Paris and Femina celebrate ‘Women of Worth’
Felicitate 16 women for their exemplary work in various fields of Sicence & Innovation, Literary Contribution, Design & Arts, Business & Entrepreneurship, etc.
Katrina Kaif, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor gave away L'Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards to winners
Mumbai, 23rd March 2015: Femina, India’s largest women’s magazine and L'Oréal Paris, the world’s No. 1 beauty brand once again came together to celebrate Indian women achievers at the fourth edition of the L'Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards at The Leela, Mumbai. The awards celebrated 'Women of Worth' in India, across 12 categories including science & Innovation, business and entrepreneurship, sports, design & art, social impact and education among others.
Honoring women with extraordinary accomplishments, leadership qualities and commitment to their careers and communities, the L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards brought to the fore the inspirational journeys of Indian women and their selfless pledge to make a difference at the grass root level in the society. The final nominees were shortlisted after much deliberation by the esteemed jury that comprised of –Kalpana Morparia, CEO, JP Morgan India, actor Supriya Pathak, theatre veteran Arundhati Nag, designer Ritu Kumar, athlete and educationist Ashwini Nachappa, Madhu Nair, Director, Design and Operations,Hotel Leelaventure Limited, JC Letellier, MD, Loreal India and Tanya Chaitanya, Editor, Femina.
The winners for the Reader’s Choice category were selected through a voting process across the digital platforms of L'Oréal Paris and Femina.
Manashi Guha, Marketing Manager, L'Oréal Paris said, “We are proud to associate with Femina for the fourth consecutive year of L'Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards to felicitate women of substance from all walks of life. Four simple, yet very powerful words - ‘Because You’re Worth It’ are meant to inspire each and every woman to embrace her unique strength and celebrate the incredible power she has to make a difference. L'Oréal Paris salutes women who embody self-confidence, possess a strong personality and are yet sensitive to the needs of the society. I would like to congratulate all the winners and the nominees.”
The evening saw distinguished women from various walks of life such as Madhu Nair, Arundati Nag, Ritu Kumar among many others felicitated for work done in diverse fields. L’Oreal Paris Brand ambassadors Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif along with the other stars and the esteemed jury members presented the awards.
With power packed performances by Shobana Chandrakumar, Neeti Palta and Rekha Bhardwaj the ceremony brought alive the essence of womanhood in India and made the evening an occasion to remember.
Rounding off a successful fourth year of the awards Tanya Chaitanya, Editor, Femina said, The L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards have been quite a revelation in their fourth year. We've measured the length and breadth of the country, zeroing in on organisations and women who have taken a spark and fanned it into a flame--a flame of change, development, huge impact. It is the unstoppable women and their causes that we celebrate through our awards this year. Here's hoping that the flicker of inspiration reaches out to a million other women and touches many more lives.
Winners of the fourth edition of L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards 2015 are as follows:
Winners- Digital Voting
Winners- FB Fan Page
Reader’s Choice for Social Impact
Dr. Rukmini Rao
Reader’s Choice for Face of a cause
Dr. Ritu Biyanni
Reader's Choice for Enviroment
Music & Performing arts
Reader’s Choice for Science and Innovation
Design and Arts
Dr. Alka Pande
Business and Entrepreneurship.
Shravani Pawar Hagargi
Editor’s Choice Award – Woman We Love
About L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards: L'Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards were setup in 2012 by two formidable women-centric brands Femina and L’Oréal Paris to honor and provide a platform for women achievers who have done exceptional work in their respective fields. Femina is synonymous with celebrating women and their achievements and has done pioneering work in putting these achievers in the spotlight for over five decades. L’Oréal Paris, known for its powerful slogan ‘Because You’re Worth It’, is not just a leading beauty brand, but also a brand that embodies self-confidence and empowerment. Held on an annual basis, the awards will continue to honor and celebrate women achievers for their significant accomplishments towards the evolution of society.
About Femina India: Femina was first published in July 1959 and for over 50 years now, Femina, India’s first and largest read women’s English magazine has long been the definitive life and lifestyle guide for progressive woman. It is owned by Worldwide Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Times Group. Femina is a magazine, published fortnightly in India. It primarily features articles on relationships, beauty and fashion, travel, women, cuisine, and health and fitness. It also features articles on celebrities and cultural facets of Indian women. About L’Oréal Paris: L’Oréal Paris is a truly global beauty brand combines the latest in technology with the highest in quality for the ultimate in luxury beauty at mass. Our signature phrase, “Because You’re Worth It”, is meant to inspire each and every woman to embrace her own unique beauty and reinforce her sense of self-worth. As the biggest beauty brand in the world, L'Oréal Paris has an unparalleled commitment to technology, research and innovation, providing groundbreaking, high-quality products for women and men of all ages and ethnicities. The L’Oréal Paris brand encompasses the four major beauty categories – hair color, cosmetics, hair care, and skin care – and includes such well-known brands as Excellence Crème, Total Repair 5 hair care, Youth Code, Fall Repair, Revitalift, Volume Million Lashes Mascara, Colour Riche lipsticks, Superliners and True Match foundations among many others.
L'Oréal Paris truly believes that, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity or look, "you're worth it".
About The Leela Mumbai
Lauded as the finest 5 star hotel in Mumbai, The Leela Mumbai is an island of green in the heart of Mumbai’s commercial district. The luxury hotel offers comfortable accommodations among eleven acres of ornate gardens and cascading waterfalls. The guestrooms, suites and Lobby Lounge has been designed by Jeffrey A. Wilkes while part of Lim Teo Wilkes Design Works, with the art and embellishment done by Mrs. Madhu Nair. Contemporary comfort and functionality blend with extravagant opulence inspired by India’s rich history. Dining is world class and the level of personal service remarkable. The 5 star Mumbai hotel is an excellent venue for business meetings and conferences being just five minute’s drive from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.