Marketing Mind in association with Times Applaud organized Women Iconza Awards 2021 on March 2, 2021, at MG Motor India, Mumbai. The domain aim behind this award function was to highlight and celebrate women and their achievements and with the same, inspire the in-making self-made women out there as well. It is a blessing to witness women coming forward to do what makes their souls happy and nothing makes us more proud watching these warriors evolve!
It is an honor to announce the winners of Women Iconza Awards 2021 and bring forward the women and their tremendous performance & growth.
1. Chhavi Mittal
The Iconza for the Best Mom Youtuber and Influencer
Chhavi Mittal is an actress and a Mommy blogger. She has a huge following on Instagram and is extremely popular for her candid & engaging content. Her YT page Shitty Ideas Trending is wholesome and a treat for your senses.
2. Dr.Masooma Ladiwala
Best Physiotheraphist in Mumbai
Dr. Masooma is a Celebrity Physiotherapist who aims at turning ‘Setbacks into Comebacks’. Her passion for her profession is unmatched. She has received many national awards for being the best Physiotherapist. She is an inspiration for many young physiotherapists who look up to her for her hard work and dedication.
3. Tanaz Mohammed
Iconic Sports Personality
Tanaz Mohammed is a sports management professional, she is also a National and international level Hockey Player. Tanaz is a Grassroots Development Officer for Mumbai City Football Club and is also a Head Coach Educator with Premier Skills. Her work in empowering women through sports has gained attention globally, from FIFA to British Council, to Premier League. Her commendable work style has also been appreciated by many media houses across the country. Tanaz is working towards her goal of helping women get rid of self made and societal barriers and letting them explore the world of sports. She also trains underprivileged kids and helps them learn life lessons through the medium of sports.
4. Deepshikha Deshmukh
Iconic Producer in Bollywood Industry
Deepshikha Deshmukh is a key role player and business development head in the heritage production house Pooja Entertainment. She is one of the youngest and strongest female producers in Bollywood, and the silent force leading Pooja Entertainment in its new avatar.She debuted as a producer in 2016 with the critically acclaimed blockbuster Sarabjit, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda. The film went on to be screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2016.
5. Pragya Goswami
Icon in Jewellery Designing & Life Coach
Pragya Goswami as a self-growth catalyst started her professional career as a jewelry entrepreneur 11years back. She is a GIA certified gemologist & jewellery designer running her company Krishn Abha Jewellers under the brand name RIVANSH..Recently She was also chosen as the semifinalist at the Mrs. India World 2020-21 beauty pageant. She came across lots of women struggling with low confidence and low self-esteem in them which once she was also a victim to it, hence as a life coach she is on a mission to empower and help women all across the globe to identify their hidden potentials to become magnificent & unstoppable.
6. Suhani Sinalkar
Iconic Leader in Edtech
Professional with 10 years of enduring experience in education industry. Highly skilled in maintaining and creating professional relationships with clients. Extensive knowledge in business managements, planning and solving critical problems.Honored thrice with Best Excellence award for Business Management with International School”
7. Mrs. Saakshi Ashish Bhoite
Iconic Motivational Speaker
Mrs. Saakshi Ashish Bhoite an educator wanted to do something unique selflessly. She started working as an educator for STD 9th and 10th with the main subject maths in one of the branches of Ryan International group of schools. She is an enthusiastic educator who believes in teaching experiences and training lively with hands-on topic. She started motivation talks with students, training them how to live lively, pushing them away from stress, bringing them closer towards academics and much more.
8. Trupti Puranik
Iconic Architecture & Interior Designer
Mrs. Trupti Shailesh Puranik and her accomplishments as an interior designer! Do you have dreams, and you want the motivation to follow your dream? Mrs. Trupti Shailesh Puranik is one such lady who changed the course of interior designer in India. Further, an alumnus of JJ School of Architecture, Mrs. Trupti SaileshPuranik is a leading interior designer with technical expertise and sound design skills for over 15 years. Likewise, she started with Studios Elements in 2001 and has scaled the company to a large scale with her leadership.
9. Namrta Pandit
Excellence in Salon & Academy
She has 15 Glorious years of experience in the Beauty, Health & Wellness sectors. She is a professional Cosmetologist & Hairstyle Expert. She is the founder of Ruaa Salon & Academy. Her Passion in Beauty Industry has brought her here. She is a master trainer for Makeup, Skin & Hair treatment.
10. Dr.Bhavana Trivedi
Excellence in Homeopathy & Acupuncture
Dr. Bhavana Trivedi an M.D. Homeopaths from the British Institute of Homoeopathy (London) along with her team of professionals runs an ISO-certified clinic called Healing Touch center. Besides, Dr. Trivedi is also a certified practitioner in acupuncture, psychology, diet and nutrition. Always an avid learner, Dr. Trivedi holds an LLB degree from Mumbai University. Being a committed professional and an enthusiast, she is a part of several prestigious institutes.
11. Dr. Ruchi Biswas
Excellence in Dermatology & Cosmetology
Dr. Ruchi Biswas, Curefeel Clinic well known in the field of dermatology & cosmetology and practicing since the last 11 years in Chembur, Mumbai. A holistic vision of giving treatments for wellness and illness and improvising beauty & aesthetics. Winner of Mrs. India Global Queen 2021.
12. Adv. Vijayalaxmi Khopade
Excellence in Law
A fiery lawyer who maintains calm while handling the most critical criminal cases. She has been Practising law since 2011 before various trial courts, tribunals and High court. Her specialty is criminal law wherein she has represented many under-trial prisoners. She covers an entire array of criminal law. She has successfully handled many high-profile criminal cases. Due to her expertise, she is regularly invited as a panelist to various regional and national news channels like zee 24 Taas, Times Now, Mirror Now. Her work in the legal field is abundantly covered in various regional, national and international press. She runs a mentorship program for young law graduates who seek to make a foray into the field of litigation. She also runs an initiative by the name ‘victim protection and empowerment Shelter ‘ providing quality legal representation to the ones who cannot afford it.
13. Parul Aghera
Mrs. Parul Aghera who is also known as ‘Lady astrologer’ is practicing Astrology for the last 15 years in Lokhandwala, Andheri West. She has been a guiding light to numerous amount of peoples and helped them to achieve their dreams and goals.
14. Dimple Pandhi
Signage Expert- Founder & Creative Director
The humble nameplate is the first impression of the home decor and Dimple Pandhi her successful brand Dsignz has pioneered in carving a path by giving a vision of the way we look at the identity of the home or business entities. Dimple uses her talent in calligraphy & typography with traditional and modern materials to bring out the essence and personality of the homeowners. Her individually curated bespoke signages and wall art is the most sought out by celebrities across Bollywood, sports stars and industrialists across the world.
15. Sandhya Jadhav
Prominent Lawyer & Social Activist
Sandhya Jadhav has been practicing law for the last fifteen years.She has been working in Thane District and Sessions Court. She has worked with many social organizations. She has been interested in social work since childhood. Helps many poor children. She has been honoured * Jijau Samajratna Award * on 21st All India Navodit Marathi Sahitya Sammelan. She has been appointed as a trustee at the Samadhi Mandir of Nityanand Maharaj. The appointment has been made by the Chief Justice of Thane District Court. She took a law degree after 12 years as a housewife and started a lawyer’s business. Today, after 15 years, she has earned a name as a successful lawyer. Taking note of this, Zee Marathi Channel invited er to participate in the * Home Minister * Serial. A special episode of Home Minister was shown for the promo of the film starring Anandi Gopal Joshi. She supports all the organisations which fight for women rights.
16. Reem Sameer Shaikh
The Iconza for Exemplary Digital Presence
Reem Sameer Shaikh is an Indian television and film actress. She is known for her portrayal of a young Kaurwaki in the TV series Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat and Kalyani Malhar Rane in Tujhse Hai Raabta which airs on Zee TV.
17. Dr. Kavita Bhat Kumar
Iconic Dental Health Expert
Dr. Kavita Bhat Kumar is the Founder of DESIGNER SMILES, a Multispeciality Dental Care center in Vileparle East, Mumbai which provides comprehensive oral health solutions. She has successfully created, nurtured & developed a loyal clientele of over 15,000 patients by inculcating trust, goodwill and confidence through value-driven and need-based ethical practices. She has treated families for over 3 generations.
18. Rama Shah
World Record Holder Artist for Blindfolded Ganesha Idols
Mrs. Rama Shah, born in a land of cultural heritage, is attracted by the artistic culture of the country. Her belief in art and culture is discerned beautifully in her work. She has been inclined to the art, music, crafts to a remarkable extent. Being a theist, her devotion towards Lord Ganesha inspired her to draw herself in Idol Making.
19. Dr. Jayanti Kamat
Outstanding Services in Women’s Health Care
Dr. Jayanti Kamat MD FICOG trained in advanced infertility services in Israel. Director of Shrishti fertility care center one of the best IVF centers in Mumbai, she has made the dream of parenthood come true for many couples. She firmly believes that the first step towards women’s empowerment is good health.
20. Parinitaa Mittal
Iconic Spiritual Candle Therapist
We all have used Candles & have dealt with their manufacturers & traders too. But there is something different about this person. She is not just a manufacturer but also a therapist. I would like to introduce, the candle woman of BNI Miss Parinita. Her business name is Golnars Divine Magick & she is in the candle’s business for the last 7 years. Her passion for her business makes her aspire to be the leading candle manufacturing company across the world. Parinita is someone who always focuses on her target. Talking about her key to success is her inspiration to generate employment for the needy.
21. Dr.Kanchan Gupta
Excellence in Gynaecologist
Dr. Kanchan Gupta was born in a small town but always had big dreams to become a doctor. She studied abroad but was always sure that she would return to India to serve the country. She is an accomplished gynecologist and has conducted medical camps around the country. She also went beyond the call of duty to help victims of the earthquake in Nepal in 2015. She has held leadership positions in medical associations and continues to contribute to society. In addition to a doctor and philanthropist, she is also a wife, mother, and grandmother.
22. Bharati Mahapatra
Iconic Producer, Xqbic Productions
The story of Bharati Mahapatra is from Meagre to Mint. She lives by the words “the contribution of a Delicate Heart, Zealous Mind and Inspirational Soul leads to growth.”
23. Rutuja Patil
Police Inspector, Thane Police
In Service for the last 9 years and she was an active Worrier during Lockdown and while on duty she has also affected with Corona Positive but she cured and again with brave heart joined duty within 5 days immediately after discharge and serve the Police dept duty.
24. Smt. Yogita Pandurang Jadhav
Asst.Police Inspector- Vishnunagar Police Station, Thane City
It’s an honor to recognize the wonderful work Yogita mam did with her efforts going far beyond the call of duty, doing more than others expected by doing timeless service during the lockdown.