Women Leading Change 2022: Winners announced

Awards were part of the inaugural edition of Women Leading Change

Mar 08, 2022 10:49:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team Share - Share to Facebook

The inaugural edition of Women Leading Change was held on 8 March. 
 
The event saw the likes of Dalima Chhibber (Indian footballer), Lara Dutta (actor, producer, former Miss Universe and entrepreneur), Renuka Kirpalani (rally driver and auto enthusiast), Shagufta Iqbal aka Xyaa (Gamer and YouTuber), and Sumukhi Suresh (comedian and founder, MotorMouth) speak on the topic 'breaking stereotypes'. 
 
During the virtual event, winners of the first edition of the Women Leading Change awards were also announced.

WLC Rising Star

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Raveena Kumari Sethia

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

Winner

Somya Jain

Ruder Finn Asia

Commendation

WLC Young Business Leader

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Smita Salgaonkar

Media.Monks

Winner

Dimpy Yadav

Xaxis (GroupM Media)

Commendation

WLC Diversity Campaign

Entrant Name

Title

Brand

Metal

On Purpose

Building a new age workplace through a GEDI lens (Gender, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion)

ON PURPOSE

Winner

Glitch Media

Big Little Moves

Bumble

Commendation

WLC Mentor of the Year

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Title

Metal

Vanaja Pillai

DDB Mudra Group

Mentorship Initiatives

Winner

Vandana Tilwani

Havas Group India

Havas Mentorship Program

Commendation

WLC Technology Chief

No Winner

WLC Fintech Woman Leader

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Kavitha Subramanian

Upstox

Winner

WLC HR Management Champion

No Winner

WLC Women Leadership Program

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Title

Brand

Metal

Vanaja Pillai

DDB Mudra Group

Phyllis India Project

Phyllis India Project

Winner

WLC Diverse - Inclusive Workplace of the Year

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

SoCheers NA

SoCheers

Winner

WLC Game Changer

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Tanvi Johri

Carmesi

Winner

Punita Khatter

Senocare Services

Commendation

WLC Business Leader

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Deepali Saini

Havas Think Design

Winner

Rajni Daswani

SoCheers

Commendation

WLC Creative Captain

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Zaarra K

Motion Content Group (GroupM - WPP company)

Winner

 

Shivani Kamdar

SoCheers

Commendation

WLC Entrepreneurship of the Year

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Tanvi Johri

Carmesi

Winner

Sowmya Iyer

DViO Digital

Commendation

WLC CEO of the Year

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Vishakha RM

IndiaFirst Life Insurance

Winner

Heeru Dingra

Isobar Group

Commendation

Nandini Dias

Lodestar UM

Commendation

WLC Women Leading Change of the Year

Entrant Name

Entrant Company

Metal

Heeru Dingra

Isobar Group

Winner

Aditi Verma

The HER Tribe

Commendation

The jurors for the awards were:

  • Bhavana Mittal, chief growth officer and executive director, Bert Labs
  • Kavita Lakhani, president, WICCI and director, operations, Weber Shandwick
  • Manisha Kapoor, secretary general, ASCI
  • Megha Tata, managing director, South Asia, Discovery Communications India
  • Nisha Narayanan, director and COO, Red FM and Magic FM
  • Rubeena Singh, country manager, Josh, (Verse Innovations)
  • Srividya Gopani, chief marketing and product officer, Interviewer.ai
  • Vishakha Singh, founder and creator, SHIFT