NINE WOMEN RECEIVED WOMAN HERO AWARDS AT ICACI EVENT ON WOMEN'S Day In CANADA
Nine women received the Women Hero awards as part of the Celebrating 7th Annual Global Woman Gala event organized by the Indo-Canadian Arts and Culture Initiative. The event, which took place on Saturday, March 20 virtually over zoom was attended by over 100 guests from all walks of life.
BRAMPTON, ON (March 20, 2021) Nine women received the Women Hero awards as part of the Celebrating 7th Annual Global Woman Gala event organized by the Indo-Canadian Arts and Culture Initiative. The event, which took place on Saturday, March 20 virtually over zoom was attended by over 100 guests from all walks of life.
Prominent personalities who attended the event were MP Ruby Sahota, MP Sonia Sidhu, MPP Amarjot Sandhu, MPP Natalia Kusendova, and Mayor Patrick Brown. The virtual greetings on this occasion were shared by Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Mayor of Mississauga.
The award ceremony honored nine women heroes from different walks of life who have contributed to society while achieving professional success in their chosen walks of life. This year, ICACI recognized the achievements of the following women:
- Anima Patil-Sabale
- Rachana Bhatawdekar
- Sarab Hans
- Hema Bhatt
- Pushpa NM
- Minakshi Mukesh Walke
- Enakshi Sinha
- Shailja Saksena
- Loveen Gill
Celebrating womanhood is an annual event, designed to be a platform for global recognition for women, aims to inspire the concept that gender is no longer the deciding factor for success and that all individuals, both male and female have a responsibility to build, contribute and maintain a society that is free of gender bias and truly, in every sense of the word, provides equal opportunities for all.
The event also provided a unique opportunity for all the attendees to enjoy the breathtaking Odissi recital and performances by the Ujjaini Dance Academy, Vandana Vishwas shared her newly released music album Mann Lago at the event besides a dance performance by Deepshikha Duggal of Slice of Bollywood enthralled the audience. Another music rendition on the occasion of Womens Day by Muskaan Arora, a young singer was greatly appreciated by the guests.
ICACI is a proud organizer of such events, said Mokshi Virk, founder, and Director of ICACI. As women of today, we believe we must lead our society into a new paradigm of abundance, recognition, and equal opportunities created and sustained through positive thoughts and actions of trust, support, and unconditional love.
About ICACI (Indo-Canadian Arts and Culture Initiative Inc.)
Founded in 2018 as a non-profit organization, the Indo-Canadian Arts and Culture Initiative (ICACI) is a registered organization dedicated to guiding members of the community to personal and professional success through participation in events,
workshops and other cultural and community activities.
Our exciting programs give people from all walks of life within the community an opportunity to create an experience and excel in their chosen profession and at the same time give back to the community. ICACI, which initially started as not profit with Mokshi Virk as the founder Director can now boast of some of the most influential people in the Indo-Canadian society sitting on their advisory board. Our aim is to provide everyone with the opportunity and support that would enable him or her to showcase their talent and achieve excellence in their field of expertise.
About Mokshi Virk
Mokshi Virk, one of the founding Director of ICACI has been organizing the International Womans Day Celebrating Womanhood Gala and Award Night for the past six years, giving Woman Hero Awards to members of the community who in their own way have contributed to social development and philanthropic activities within the community.
Through this event and award function, Virk has tried to honor and support women of Indo-Canadian origin, thus establishing them as role models and paving walkways for future generations.