Mumbai: The Times of India, leading news media publisher of the country with Times She UnLTD. Entrepreneur Awards felicitated women entrepreneurs of Mumbai in the category of food, fashion and beauty respectively. In its first chapter, the awards focused on inspirational stories of women entrepreneurs, who stepped into the unknown with their out-of-the-box business ideas and creative work-spaces.
It is a celebration of the fierce and fearless women, who have put everything on the line to build and grow their businesses, in pursuit of their passion. The women entrepreneurs have achieved the impossible balance between home and work, those who have not only emerged as multi-taskers but are multi-achievers. They have set up their empires from scratch and set out from home to rule the world.
The achievers across the four cities were chosen by an esteemed and noteworthy jury panel including the likes of Sanjeev Kapoor, Shantanu & Nikhil, Rahul Mishra, Ambika Pillai, DorrisGodambe, Rashmi Uday Singh, RiyaazAmlani&Aalim Hakim amongst others, who brought their expertise in their respective fields to determine the winners.The four-month long campaign was widely covered across TOI’s metro supplement brands – Bombay Times, Delhi Times, Gurgaon Times, Noida Times, Chennai Times and Bangalore Times. The campaign received an overwhelming 5000 applications, 2000 nominations and 3 million online votes on the official website.
The entire list can be found here –
|FOOD||WINNER||FARAH NATHANI MENZIES & SHREYA LAMBA||THE MUMUM COMPANY|
|FOOD||WINNER||DR. PUNAM JAIN & RUCHI JAIN||TARU NATURALS & ORGANICS|
|FASHION||WINNER||CHONDAMMA CARIAPPA||THE SOLE SISTERS|
|FASHION||WINNER||DIPTI AHUJA, DIPNA DARYANANI||LOVE THE WORLD TODAY|
|FASHION||WINNER||PRANATI MANSUKHANI & DEEPA MANSUKHANI||THE PINK POTLI|
|FASHION||WINNER||SUJATA BISWAS & TANIYA BISWAS||SUTA|
|FASHION||WINNER||DR. MEGHA PHANSALKAR||TISSER|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||AISHWARYA NIR||GLOBAL BEAUTY SECRETS|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||DR. RINKLE SANGOI KAPOOR||TWENTY SEVEN|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||SHABIA WALIA||WILD EARTH|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||RUBEINA KARACHIWALLA||RUBY’S ORGANICS|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||DR. NIRMALA SHETTY||NIRMAL HERBAL|
|BEAUTY||WINNER||SHUBHIKA JAIN & SANGEETA JAIN||RAS LUXURY OILS|
|FOOD||RISING STAR||PRIYANKA DESHPANDE||AUTHENTICOOK|
|FOOD||GAMECHANGER||TABASSUM HASAN & SHEEBA HASAN||GUILT TRIP|
|FOOD||GAMECHANGER||TARANNUM MERCHANT||LOVE SUGAR & DOUGH|
Commenting on the success of the initiative, Sanjeev Bhargava, Director, Brand TOI said, “We have continually initiated conversations that advocate the importance of an all-embracing society. The aim has always been to leverage our audience reach in leading meaningful change and challenging the status quo. Each and every day we see phenomenal women break barriers and pave the way for a glorious future. The Times She UnLTD Awards is a platform initiated with an aim to celebrate and honor the limitless potential and achievements of women who have redefined occupation stereotypes and achieving their dreams.”