The fourth edition of the Woman Iconza Awards 2023 was filled with powerful and historical moments. From nominations to winners, the glittering ceremony was a day to remember.
Times Applaud, a trusted name in the digital news landscape, proudly organised its annual Women Iconza awards on 10th February at Hotel Orchid, Mumbai. The yearly award ceremony recognised some women leaders who are scripting the future by harnessing the spirit of entrepreneurship and professionalism and curating path-breaking results in their chosen fields.
The scintillating event was attended by many distinguished names from all walks of life. The guest list included personalities like Well-known Bollywood actress Amisha Patel as Chief Guest, Educationalist Dr Saurabh Kumar Agarwal, Celebrity astrologer Dr Sohini Sastri, and social worker Dr Manju Mangal Prabhat Lodha, among other prominent guests.
Interacting with the media, Founders Taushif Patel & Sunil Pandey of Times Applaud said, “Special nights like this celebrates the power of woman and much-deserved praises and accolades.
The list of awardees covers all facets of leadership across industries, age groups, and levels of management.”
Here is a complete list of the thirty-one female achievers who were felicitated for their flawless acumens:
Simran Ahuja, known for her stints at IIFA, FILMFARE, STARDUST, Oscars Academy, Grazia etc., was awarded for being an International Celebrity Anchor. News & Entertainment Anchor, Former Executive Editor @Aajtak / IndiaTv / ABP News Ms Charul Malik was also honoured for her outstanding Contribution as Anchor & Actor.
The awards for outstanding Contributions in film and television went to some popular actresses such as Nupur Mehta, Malini Kapoor and Actor, Performer, and Theatre actor Delnaaz Irani.
The award for Debut Director went to Producer & Writer of Mini Films Mansi Bagla. Mahima Anand Sharma was also acknowledged for his expertise as a Creative Director & TV Serials and Film Writer. Actress, Super Model & Instagram Influencer Karrishma Kar bagged an award in her field.
Neeta Sharma’s name was called out as the Celebrity Fashion Designer. Actor &Psychic Healer Hansa Singh was also felicitated for her relentless work in her field.
Parul Aghera was felicitated for being an Iconic Astrologer. Adv. Yashashree Sutrale Lobo was awarded for excellence in the legal (property)sector. Mrs Vandana Sharma of Sekhem Healing Centre Private Limited was adjudged as the most iconic women entrepreneur in Healing, Health and wellness. Mohita Tiwari, the Young Ambassador of Pinkathon, for her excellence in the field of social work.
Shraddha Desai, Owner and Founder of the e-commerce brand Aayudhara Agrofoods was presented with an award for her Outstanding Contribution to the field of Manufacturing Edible Oil. Ms Vinika Shah was honoured for her exemplary work inManufacturing Personal Care Products.
Prof. Manju Aggarwal– Director of Admission & admin at IBSAR Management College, was awarded for showcasing outstanding educational contributions.
Chandana Agarwal, Managing Director of Madhavrao Scindia Public School Group of Institutions, Bareilly, was awarded for showcasing excellence in the Education category. Dr Bhagyashree S Sawarkar (BAMS), PhD & Director of Appropriate Diet Therapy and Consultant, was selected for her excellent contribution as an Ayurvedic Professional. Falguni Soni of much talked about nail brands, ZOYA NAIL SPA & EYELASHES, was recognised as the Fastest growing brand in the Nail industry. Rashmi Choudhary’s name was announced as the winner in the field of Marketing category. Mrs Ketaki Rajesh Wagh, the founder and director of Kiddiewink preschool institutes and executive director of Chalk and Duster teachers training institute, was felicitated in education with the Iconic Excellent Preschool with Teaching Methods and Resources award.
A prominent television actor and social media influencer Tanvi Thakkar was awarded for making an outstanding contribution to the television industry. From the styling world, dynamic duo Hitendra Kapopara and Bhakti were given the prize for being the most sought-after celebrity stylists.
Seema Singh Bhadoria was awarded for being an exemplary Entrepreneur and displaying her talents in leading businesses across diverse industries. Well-known media professional Rati Satu Galani was bestowed with the best Content creation award in both long and short formats. Dr Shiny Grace was awarded for her Remarkable role as a social worker. Her NGO IDL foundation runs 3 Blind hostels and caters to many blind students. Neha Bajaj, a Kolkata-based Tarot card reader With Psychic and God Gift Power, was bestowed with the Iconic Tarot Reader & numerologist award. The award for showing excellence in Kathak Bharatanatyam & Semi Classical Dance went to Chandrika Paranjape. Nutritionist, wellness expert, and the founder of “Healthy High”, a virtual nutrition counselling platform, Bhakti Kapoor was also honoured as Nutritionist 2023.
The celebrity management was supported by Shake hand Celebrity Management. To add to the spectacle, the event also had special performances by ballot dancer Pakzeen Wadia and classical kathak dance by none other than Chandrika Paranjape.