India Today Woman Awards 2015: Winners list

first_imgIndia Today Woman Awards 2015 winners list:India Today Woman as StorytellerJuhi ChaturvediScreenwriterFor her perceptive, sensitive and witty take on old age in her script for Piku. One of this year’s most talked about films.India Today Woman in ScienceNandini HarinathPhysicist, Deputy Operations Director of the Mars Orbiter MissionFor literally driving the successful Mars Orbiter Mission from Earth by operating the spacecraft from her workstation.India Today Woman in Sport Apurvi ChandelaFor emerging as India’s top woman shooter, with a gold medal in the 10m rifle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she scored a Games record of 206.7 points in the final. This year too, she has become the first woman shooter from the country to win a quota berth for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.India Today Corporate WomanHemalatha AnnamalaiFounder & CEO, Ampere VehiclesFor thinking big, for thinking green, for thinking frugal, and creating environment-friendly electric vehicles that give impetus to India’s e-vehicles revolutionIndia Today Woman InnovatorDr Prachi PawarPresident, Neelvasant Medical Foundation & Research CentreFor combining beauty with health and using the trademark Indian bindi as a medium to release the required dosage of iodine into tribal women in MaharashtraIndia Today Most Inspirational WomanBibi Sandeep KaurMother of 80 daughtersFor giving the term mother a new dimension by adopting 80 underprivileged, abandoned girls in Amritsar and raising them as her ownIndia Today Woman of StyleAditi Rao Hydari The actor who swiftly climbed the ladder to fame in Bollywood is a reservoir of raw talent. This Hyderabadi beauty who descends from royal lineage, is also a classical Bharanatyam dancer, trained under veteran dancer, Leela Samson. A picture of poise and grace, she is known for her performance in Delhi 6, Rockstar and Yeh Saali Zindagi. She will be seen next in Wazir with Amitabh Bacchan and Farhan Akhtar.advertisementIndia Today Woman of the YearIra Singhal2014 UPSC topperFor being a winner all the way, in spite of her disability, and becoming the first differently-abled woman to top the prestigious UPSC exam for civil servants this year.India Today BraveheartLt. Kiran Shekhawat posthumouslyFor daring to dream big and for becoming the first woman naval officer to lay down her life in the line of duty in a Dornier crash. Her fellow naval officer husband and parents are here to receive her award.Click here for the full coverage of India Today Woman Summit 2015last_img read more

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