Eminent personalities gather at Jury meet of Fempowermen Women Achievers’ Awards to choose the winners, with the
Mumbai, August 21, 2014: Jury meet for Fempowerment Women Achievers’ Awards was held at a five star hotel in the city.
The jury came together to select the winners across 14 Categories.
Based on the nominations received from all across the nation, it was a tough task for the jury to come to a consensus and select
the deserving winners in each category, the discussions also led to increase in categories.
The prominent jury comprised –
1. Mr. Subhash Chandra – Chairman of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and Promoter of the Essel Group of
2. Mr. Ridham Desai: Managing Director, Morgan Stanley India;
3. Mr. Adil Malia: President HR, Essar Group of Companies;
4. Mr. Javed Ahmed: DG, (HG , Maharashtra)
5. Mr. Shishir Joshi: CEO, Bombay First
6. Mr. Shrikant Bhasi: Chairman, Carnival Group;
7. Mr. Nagesh Kukunoor: Film Director, Screenwriter and Actor
8. Ms. Aroon Shivdasani: President and Executive Director, Indo-American Arts Council
9. Ms. Neera Saggi: Former President, BCCI (Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry)
The jury members discussed and analyzed the significance of the nominees on various spectrums. With this there were intense
discussions amongst the Jury as all of them had their individual perspective even though there were discussions, the marking
process made it simpler so that each jury could give points based on their credentials, thus the sum leading to winners. Mr.
Nagesh Kukunoor and Ms. Aroon Shivdasani were sent the docket to give points, as they were out of the city. However for the
category Award to a Man by Women which is first ever in India still the discussions are on regarding the winner.
One of the eminent Jury member, Mr. Ridham Desai, MD, Morgan Stanley, said “The jury meet of Fempowerment Women
Achievers’ Awards was an enriching and humbling experience. It was just amazing learning about all the achievers and such
an interesting discussion with other esteemed jury members, I look forward to the Awards Night.”
Founder, Fempowerment and CEO, Molecule Communications, Ms. Kiren Shrivastav, said “It is truly an honour and privilege
to have such an eminent and esteemed jury for the awards and I am sure they have left no stone unturned to choose
the most deserving winners. The jury has not only selected the winners but has empowered and elevated their spirits.
I am grateful to all the jury members for coming forward and devoting their precious time for this initiative with strict
instructions to me that the process has to be genuine and under no circumstances the credibility should be compromised and
I have lived up to that, aiming to also live up to the cause we have taken up at the Fempowerment forum”
The property was setup in 2012 by Molecule Communications to honor and provide a platform for women achievers who
have done exceptional work in their respective fields. Held on an annual basis, the property will continue to highlight all these
worthy women and the work done by them and keep bringing more worthy women to the forefront.
The awards will be held on August 28, 2014, at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai 6.30 pm.
process being transparent and utmost importance to Credibility!