Our founder and the soul of our organization, Ms. Simmi Bhasin has been felicitated and awarded as the Woman Achiever of the Year by the Young Environmentalists Trust on the occasion of the International’s Women’s Day. 8th March holds a special place for WWW, as we had launched our Mumbai chapter on the same day last year. Simmi, has proved her dynamism within a year, by receiving the award, where she shared the stage with the likes of Raveen Tandon and Shibani Kashyap.
The Trust has been organizing the award function for 15 years now. Actors, activists and artistes were present at the Rados Hotel in Mumbai to celebrate the occasion. This year, the Trust received close to 300 nominations out of which just 40 were shortlisted by a committee on the basis of their respective contribution to the society and individual stories of sacrifice and courage. The Trust recognized our Founder, Ms Simmi Bhasin, for her contributions to the women community through her community Women Who Win.
Women Who Win, co-founded by Simmi Bhasin and Iza Jameel, has been a strong source of education, mentoring and emotional support to hundreds of women during the year 2014-15. With over 50 workshops, social events, exhibitions and networking meets within a year – WWW has helped women from all streams to move forward towards their goals with new confidence and positivism. Simmi has been an entrepreneur since more than a decade and her achievements had been commendable in the fields of HR and event management. Her vision to create a platform for women where she could receive both professional and emotional support has come to life in the form of Women Who Win – her achievements, her wisdom, her persistence and her sparkling self, were well deserved for an award. Women Who Win and all its members wish Simmi a bright future and many more awards to come in future. Keep Shining Simmi…You Rock !!!