Fempowerment Women Achievers’ Awards 2016 is an initiative of Molecule Communications, aimed at recognizing women achievers across different fields so that they can inspire others to bring change for good. As a broadcaster committed to empowering women to making a difference to Indian society, Zee TV has associated with the awards and will soon telecast the ceremony. The members of the Main Jury examined the shortlisted names from amongst hundreds of nominations at St. Regis, Mumbai yesterday. The shortlisted nominees were subjected to rigorous on-site reviews by Independent Experts as they were achievers in their respective fields. The winners will be declared at the award ceremony to be held at Film City, Mumbai.
The jury members included noted director Subhash Ghai, Chairman & Editor in Chief - Business World - Annurag Batra, Global Head For Leadership, Learning & People Management - Essar Group - Adil Malia, Senior Lawyer Mrunalini Deshmukh, noted Journalist & Author Bhawana Somaaya and MD- Morgan Stanley Ridham Desai.
Commenting on the initiative, Ridham Desai, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley India, said, “Proud to be associated with Fempowerment women achievers awards. The categories and uniqueness in the concept is very good. Congratulations to Molecule and Zee for this initiative.”
“The motto of our awards is to empower, encourage, applaud and create more achievers. We have focused on the nominees through the rigorous process of our team at Molecule; it is a result of hard work & thorough research of 7 months. We are grateful to all the Jury members (Screening & Main) for investing their precious time to ensure we get the best achievers,” added Kiren Shrivastav, Founder - Fempowerment Women Achievers Award & CEO Molecule Communications Pvt Ltd.
Bhawana Somayaa, Critic Columnist & Author said, “The awards are a sincere effort in a new direction.”
Zee TV & Zee Studios Business Head Akash Chawla commented, “As a powerful medium of influencing positive changes in society, Zee TV has pioneered socially relevant television programming and addressed pertinent, topical issues over the years. The objective of Fempowerment Women Achievers’ Awards is in sync with our commitment towards the cause of empowering women. The idea is to recognize and acknowledge the contribution of women achievers across fields who will be role models to countless other women in India.”
Fempowerment Women Achievers Awards is an initiative of Molecule Communications where women achievers are honoured in their respective fields, the USP of these awards is their transparency, the one and only Women Awards where the nomination process is open and anyone can nominate any woman. Nominations have been received from the every corner of the country in all the 16 categories including Special Recognition for a Man by Women. The winners were selected after a strict and unbiased process through the Screening Jury and the Final Master Jury comprised of professional and respectable names from the society.