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‘World of Women’ awards presented

Sharadha Menon receiving the Lifetime Achievement   | Photo Credit: B_.VELANKANNI RAJ

Women’s health influences family, society and the nation and it is high time women’s issues are addressed, Sharadha Menon, founder of Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF), said in Chennai on Friday.

Ms. Menon was given The Hindu Lifetime Achievement Award at The Hindu World of Women 2019 Awards that recognise women who have excelled in various fields.

Preethi Srinivasan, founder, Soulfree, who became paralysed below the neck after a freak accident received the The Hindu Inspiration Award. She spoke of the numerous challenges she faced.

Other awards

Among the other awards given were: The Hindu Business Leadership Award to Vanitha Mohan, chairperson of Pricol; The Hindu Torchbearer Award recognising excellence in education to Vasudha Prakash, founder and director, V-Excel Educational Trust; The Hindu Heritage Award recognising excellence in Art and Culture to Sudha Raghunathan, carnatic vocalist; The Hindu Excellence in Agriculture and Rural Development Award to Jaya Arunachalam president of Working Women’s Forum (India); The Hindu Excellence in Healthcare Award to Prithika Chari, senior consultant neurologist; The Hindu Entrepreneur Award to Hemalatha Annamalai, founder and CEO at Ampere Vehicles Pvt Ltd; The Hindu Contribution to Society Award to Vidya Reddy, co-founder Tulir; The Hindu Flying Colours Award recognising excellence in sports, adventure to Joshna Chinappa, squash player; and The Hindu Dazzler Award recognising excellence in entertainment to actor Trisha Krishnan. S. Sundaresan, business head advertisement, The Hindu also spoke during the occasion.


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