New Delhi: The 5th edition of Dr. Sarojini Naidu International Award for Working Women brought light to the 7th Global Literary Festival Noida 2021 when one hundred prominent women were given award for their untiring contribution to the society from India and abroad.
The award was constituted by Asian Academy of Arts in association with AAFT University of Media and Arts, International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry and a powerful women organization called International Women’s Film Forum six years back in a board meeting to highlight, support and honor women who all have contributed to the nation through their services to different strata of life and works of humanity.
“Women is the store of Wealth be it an education, humanity, social science, love and affection, family bonding and so on. She is the master of overall development be it at home or outside, she is a motivator, her presence bring enthusiasm in life and she is the one who teaches Nationalism. I salute all the winners of the prestigious Dr Sarojini Naidu Award,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chair for SNIAWW.
“Females are the most beautiful, gorgeous creatures in the whole world. And I think that we are gorgeous no matter how we look like. You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman,” said H.E. Matsepo Molise-Ramakoae Minister of foreign Affairs and Internal Relations, Government of Lesotho in the capacity of Chief Guest of the show.
A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done,” said H.E. Jacqueline Mukangira High Commissioner of Rwanda to India. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness,” added H.E. Hayet Talbi Ambassador of Tunisia to India.
“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free” said Angelique Monet President of AFI World Peace Initiative “Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention,” said H.E. Lineo Irene High Commissioner of Lesotho to India.
Dr. Divik Ramesh renowned writer was presented with Life Time Achievement Award by Asian Academy of Arts in the presence of Large audience he narrated his journey and thanked AAA.
The program was conducted by Albeena Abbas Director AAFT Online, vote of thanks proposed by festival Director Sushil Bharti The event was supported by World Peace Development and Research Foundation, International Film and Television Club, International Film And Television Research Centre.
Aamnaa Singh, Aishath Rishmy Rameez (Maldives), Aishwarya Taneja, Aisshwarya Waankhaday, Alaknanda Dasgupta, Amina Omrane (Tunisia), Anamika Gaytam, Anjana Karmakar, Anjana Rawat, Anjana Soni, Anu Priya Arora, Anu Sinha, Arushi Maggo, Asha Deepak Vyas, Asma Arshi, Beenu Gupta, Bharti khatri, Bhavisha Buddhadeo, Chand Trehan, Chandana Raul, Deepa Gupta, Deepika jain, Deepika Masih, Dipti Joshi, Divya Agarwal, Guru Kcalpana Bhushan, H.E. Hayet Talbi (Ambassador of Tunisia), H.E. Jacqueline Mukangira (High Commissioner of Rwanda), H.E. Laila Rahhal El Atfani (UAE), H.E. Mrs. Lineo Irene Molise – Mabusela (Lesotho), Honorable Matsepo Molise-Ramakoae (Lesotho), Jaishree Bhargava, Jasbirr Grover, June Ann, Jyoti Saini Siddiqui, Jyoti Shrivastava, Kaajal Choudhary, Kalpana Makhijani, Kaushaki Sondhi, Kavita Thapliyal, Keya Chanda, Kiran Chopra, Lalita Nijhawan, Liza Varma, Lovely Arora, Madhumita Acharyya Biswas, Mahika Kohli, Mamta Grover, Manisha Bhati, Manisha Chetan Shah, Mavayna Manav(Mansi), Maya (Maryada kulshreastha), Meena Yadav, Meenakshi Mohanty, Minakshi Bansal, Minal Bharat Khona, Minty chhabraa, Minu Puri, Mokshi Virk, Monica Seth, Muthmainnah (Indonesia), Nancy Sahu, Navneet Kour, Neelam Mansharamani, Neena Goel, Padmini Krishna, Parul Mehra (UK), Pooja Rastogi, Poonam Duneja, Poonam Matia, Priti Ojha, Suraiya Bano, Rabia’ah Bhatia, Rajeswary Thyagarajan, Rajita Kulkarni, Rajni Rao, Rameswari Nanda, Rania Lampou (Greece), Ranjana Patel (New Zealand), Reena Arora, RetiredGangwani, Richa Mehta, Rinki Sharma, Riya Vashist, Roohi Dhingra, Sana Murab Saini, Sangeeta Kabra, Sarita Sarvria, Sarla Sharma, Seema Negi, Shakila Banu N, Shanoli Ray, Shweta Agarwal, Sujata Singhi, Suman Khanna Aggarwal, Swati Wangnoo, Tasneem Ali, Tina dharamseys, Vani Madhav and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar were the awardees.