For the women of the world, the Day’s symbolism has a wider meaning: It is an occasion to review how far they have come in their struggle for equality, peace and development. It is also an opportunity to unite, network and mobilise for a meaningful change. In India and Russia, this day is celebrated as women empowerment days from the point of view of the society.
To mark the occasion, Mediavision Infotainment Co. conceptualised an event, which was organised by Russian Centre for Science and Culture jointly with International Federation of Indian-Russian Youth Club and TiE, Delhi recently at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, to recognise the efforts of the women role models who are successful entrepreneurs, activists and cultural ambassadors.
Among other noted personalities, the event was attended by Sunil Shastri, renowned social worker and ex Union Minister, Shobha Vijender Gupta, Dr. Arvind Tyagi (President, Gantavya Sansthan), Shivraj Beniwal, Maria Pavlova (Coordinator, RCSC), Poornima Anand (Gen secy, FIRYC), Geetika Dayal (ED, TiE) and Deepak Gaur (Director, Mediavisio).
The event began with a series of cultural performances by Russian and Indian ballerinas. The highlight was the Bharatnatyam performance by Era. This was followed by a panel discussion of eminent and successful women entrepreneurs and professionals from different walks of life. The panel included Shivani Wazir Pasrich (dancer, actress, director and producer), Latika Khaneja (Director, Collage Sports Management), Priti Khanna (MD,MCI India), Elena Vurman (President, DARC) and Klera Singh (All India Radio). The panel discussion was moderated by Meena Kapoor (Co-Founder & CEO, Astro Yogi).
This was followed by presentation of, “Women on top honor for excellence” trophies as recognition of the efforts of women who have toiled selflessly to bring about social change and have impacted many lives. The trophies were presented to Meera Shastri (social worker), Aarti Saxena, Madhu Jasrai (Senior Manager, Hindustan Petroleum), Darshna Gupta (Chairperson, Banarsi Das Foundation), Rekha Uday (Chairperson, Women International Network), Laxmi Thakur (Gen secy, World Yog Foundation), Jyoti Tripathi (Architect), Dr. Nidhi Mudgil, Babita Bharadwaj, Vandana Gaur. Radio Meow also awarded. Savita Kainth, Tapasya Ohri Gupta and Poornima Anand for their efforts towards this initiative and making the event successful.
Auditorium was completely packed , which shown the awareness amongst class .The award ceremony was followed by address to the full house gathering by Dr. Arvind Tyagi, Poornima Anand and. Maria Pavlova and Geetika Dayal.
Dr. Arvind Tyagi appealed to save daughters . Poornima anand and maria pavlova both ensured to the audience that they welcome all efforts like this and spoke about Indo-Russian Friendship & role of cultural center in promoting it . Geetika Dayal gave vote of thanks and appreciated Mediavision for their efforts and ensured good support in future events as well
At the End Deepak gaur thanked to all supporters and sponsors . He appreciated women’s role, the spoke that along with a mother, sister, daughter & wife women are always standing beside mean they are respectable. There is always a woman behind every successful women. In link he shared loud words of appreciation for Ms Savita Kainth , who coordinated this event