There really is nothing a man can do that a woman cannot do better: Shashi Tharoor

GN Bureau | March 16, 2021


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Public Diplomacy Forum in association with Narmadeshwari, Tatsat Foundation, Governance Now and Business World celebrated the spirit of being a woman at the 14th Edition of UN-designated International Women's Day Awards on 8th March 2021, Hotel Claridges, New Delhi. The day is a time to reflect on progress made, call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. The event hosted by Ratan Kaul and Aruna Oswal is one in a series of events showcasing the diverse culture, art, literature that our capital city has to offer for the discerning aesthete. “Every woman has got something in her - a unique quality that needs to be discovered,” expresses Aruna Oswal, Chairperson, Aruna Abhay Oswal trust.

On this occasion, Shashi Tharoor said, “It is wonderful to recognize and honour so many distinguished achievers in different fields. There really is nothing a man can do that a woman cannot do better.”

Founder President, Public Diplomacy Forum, Ratan Kaul said “Empowering women and girls are the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential”. Sumi Gupta, Director, Tatsat Foundation, stated that “Today women are encompassing the entire world, without “Naari Shakti” Universe is incomplete, today they are not just at par but they are excelling in every field”.


The list of Awardees 2021 includes Anjalee Kapoor (Fashion Designer); Asha Kamal Modi (Jewellery Designer); Jyotika Jhalani (Fashion Entrepreneur); Karishhma Lamba (GirlonHotWheels); Neelima Dalmia Adhar (Author), Neha Khanna (Media), Riya Rastogi (Legal Professional), Saskia Rao (Music), Shilani Sadh (Digital Diva), Shaunali Nanda (Interior Design), Sutapa Basu (Publishing), Sumi Gupta (CSR Advisory)

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