DNA Women Achievers Awards 2023 honours 18 #SheAchievers of India

The inaugural edition of the Awards identified and honoured top women achievers in 18 different fields

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DNA Women Achievers Awards 2023 honours 18 #SheAchievers of India

The first edition of the Zee-DNA Women Achievers Awards backed by IndiaDotcom Digital (IDPL, a Zee Media company) and DNA India, saw winners from different walks of life receiving awards in a ceremony.

The ceremony was held at Delhi’s Le Meridien on March 3.

Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Industry and Commerce, was the Chief Guest of the programme. Spiritual leader BK Shivani delivered the keynote address at the event.

Here's the complete list of winners:

  • Young achiever in Auto – Shriya Lohia (14-Year-Old Indian Racing Driver) 
  • Gamechanger of the Retail industry- Kirti Poonia (Founder, Okhai)
  • Leaving a mark in the Real Estate sector- Anushka Singh (Board Member, DLF)
  • Breakthrough in healthcare- Neerja Bhatla (Head Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, AIIMS) 
  • Pivotal change in E-commerce – Radhika Ghai Aggarwal (Co-founder, ShopeClue)
  • Inspiring leadership in FMCG – Falguni Nayar (Founder and CEO, Nykaa)            
  • Business leader of the year – Vineeta Singh (CEO, Sugar Cosmetics)       
  • Voice of the voiceless in media- Karishma Mehta (Founder and CEO at Humans of Bombay)
  • Entertainment Personality of the year- Ekta Kapoor (Indian television producer, film producer and director)           
  • Fashion Icon of the year- Ritu Kumar (Fashion designer)      
  • Invention in Jewellery – Anu Merton (Handmade Indian jewellery designer)     
  • Outstanding contribution to the Hospitality sector- Anahita Dhondy Bhandari (Chef and Author of The Parsi Kitchen)        
  • Powerful voice for social change – Neelam Krishnamoorthy (Chairperson of the AVUT (Association of the Victims of Uphaar Tragedy)         
  • Changemaker in Education- ShaheenMistri (Founder, CEO of Teach For India)           
  • Impactful contribution in Sports – Deepa Malik (Paralympian)              
  • Dynamic leadership in Political Change- Swati Maliwal (Chairperson, DCW)   
  • Innovative Digital Creator- Kusha Kapila (Digital creator)     
  • Entrepreneur of the year- Anisha Singh (Founding Partner She Capital, Founder- Ex CEO           

The DNA Women Achievers Awards 2023 witnessed panel discussions among industry leaders emphasising on the themes: ‘The role of Indian successful women in boosting Indian economy and elevating the society’ and ‘Is Homemaking the first step towards Entrepreneurship for women?’

Devadas Krishnan, CEO, Indiadotcom Digital, said, “It is a moment of great pride for the entire nation to celebrate the achievements of women gamechangers and inspire the society at large. Women are known for their multi-tasking skills and IDPL has taken a step forward to appreciate the women power and excellence, which can further motivate the next generation. It gives us immense joy that the event has been graced by eminent women champions of the nation.” 

“With the success of DNA Women Achievers 2023, we look forward to roll out a second edition soon, to celebrate the never give-up and go-getter attitude of women from different walks of life. Rewarding the champions allows the channel to focus on a human-centric narrative and further engage stakeholders in exploring new horizons,” Shridhar Mishra, CRO, Indiadotcom Digital, added.

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