Qatar Stories announced winners of JWALA Awards 2021. The awards celebrate and honor outstanding Indian women excelling in their chosen vocation as part of the International Women’s Day observed worldwide on March 8.
Qatar Stories Co-Founder Balaji said, “JWALA Awards recognize, celebrate and honor extra-ordinary achievements by Indian women who make a noteworthy contribution in their chosen fields. Many women excel in the shadows away from the limelight; these awards honor such women for their innovation, creativity and determination to succeed in their chosen vocation.”
JWALA Awards encourage and celebrate women who make a difference in their community and inspire young women and girls to excel with the greater goal of women’s empowerment and a better future for all.
Qatar Stories have named 13 extra-ordinary women excelling in different fields for the year 2021. The winners include:-
Delhi Public School Principal Asna Nafees (Education)
Shivani Mishra (Sports)
Dr. Reshmi M L (Healthcare)
Kotteswari Magesh (Art)
Sindhu Nair (Media, New York Times Qatar & SCALE )
Nazia Amir (Radio, Qatari Radio Urdu)
Lubna Jeffin (Social Media)
Aarti Mahajan(Business, QTickets)
Milan Arun (Lifetime Achievement Award)
Tina Fernandez (Community Service)
Pramila Govind Lad (Health Care –COVID19)
Sushma Harish (Literature)
Arathi Jain (Special Recognition- Covid19 Service).
Qatar Stories will host the JWALA Awards event after the Holy Month of Ramadan, subject to official Covid-19 protocols, said Balaji.
About JWALA Awards:
JWALA Foundation established these awards to honor extraordinary achievements of Indian women living and working in different parts of the world in their respective fields. People living in Qatar nominate through Qatar Stories, ladies who have done excellent work in different fields. A jury comprising corporate and community leaders select the winner from the nominees listed in each category.