ICUNR honours exemplary women to celebrate womanhood
Welcome To CitySpidey


ICUNR honours exemplary women to celebrate womanhood

Women achievers were rewarded for exceptional contributions in their respective fields

ICUNR honours exemplary women to celebrate womanhood

On March 3, 2023, a panel discussion and awards event was held at Le Meridian in New Delhi to celebrate International Women's Day. The event was graced by the presence of Chief Guest, respected minister Raaj Kumar Anand, GNCTD, Guests of Honour, Dr. Arun Gupta, President of Delhi Medical Council, Seema Gupta Chairperson of Delhi Social Welfare Development Board and the Ambassador of Nepal, H.E. Dr. Shankar P. Sharma. The event was passionately hosted by LeherSethi, the secretary of ICUNR and Neeraj Kumar, the founder of Le Magnifique Group.

The panellists, DrArun Gupta, Dr. Deepika Krishna, Manoj K. Chandra, Sarvesh Mishra, and YogitaBhayana discussed “Women and the Mental Health Crisis: Understanding the crisis in the context of Indian Society”, moderated by SarvapriyaSangwan, YouTube Head, India – BBC.

The event was commemorated in the presence of UN delegates, Embassy Heads, Select Diplomats, and guests. International Women’s Day was celebrated by awarding women achievers from different genres for their exceptional contribution in their respective fields.

The awardees were gifted products by Pink Knots and The Woman’s Company.

Credits: Supplied

The evening witnessed some power-packed acceptance speeches along with encouraging and inspiring words from the Chief Guest, Raaj Kumar Anand, who spoke about the role of his grandmother in shaping his life, and encouraging him to come out of poverty with sheer determination and hard work.

ArunaAbheyOswal was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution towards Women and Child Development, Philanthropy, and Social Work. The other awardees of the ICUNR International Women’s Day Awards were:

  • AartikaBhayana for Sports
  • Aditi Swain for Fashion Design
  • AlkaKapur for Philanthropy and Education
  • Anushree Mahajan for Education & Skill Training
  • AparnaChallu for Social Entrepreneurship
  • DevikaJeet for Tourism
  • IsheetaGanguly for Music
  • MinakshiGoil for Social Activism
  • Mona Munjal for Brand & Marketing Strategy
  • Monica Sharma for Hospitality
  • Peggy Bhohi for Corporate Relations
  • RachnaKalra for Environment Activism
  • Rashme Oberoi for Writing
  • ShreepriyaBindal for Social Work
  • SonaliChaudhari for Art

On this occasion, LeherSethi, Secretary - of ICUNR, said, “We need to keep talking about the need for equality while celebrating the accomplishments of the amazing and empowered women all around us because while it is important to celebrate the distance we have covered, it is also important to remind ourselves of how far we still need to go.” Neeraj Kumar of Le Magnifique Group said, “Women are the strongest and most beautiful souls on earth, juggling their responsibilities immaculately at home and at work.