The Financial Express is all set to stage the FE women achievers awards ceremony in Mumbai today. The awards will have four categories--Lifetime Achiever, Best Knowledge Manager, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Professional this year.
According to the newspaper, the FE women achievers awards would become an annual function and will eventually extend to 10 categories of women.
The Lifetime Achiever award would focus on an all-round achiever. The winner would be a lady who has excelled in her role as business leader, wife and mother. For the Best Knowledge Manager award the jury would take into consideration the total-quality professionalism she brings to her work, peer-group recognition, the winner of this award would be a professional working in the knowledge economy.
Whereas the Best Woman Entrepreneur would have someone who had given birth to her own business, not merely inherited it. The winner of the FE Award would be a remarkable woman who came up with her own original idea and then took it forward into the great unknown. And for the Best Professional award, the winner would be a woman with tremendous expertise in her chosen industry. She has used her expertise and experience.
The jury for the awards includes Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC, Gita Piramal, Managing Editor, The Smart Manager Media, Naina Lal Kidwai, Vice-Chairperson and Managing Director, HSBC, Securities & Capital Markets, Sanjaya Baru, Chief Editor, FE and Simran Bhargava, Consulting Editor, FE.
Finance Minister Jaswant Singh would be the Chief Guest for the awards.