Indoindians Extraordinary Women 2024 Awardees

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Indoindians Extraordinary Women 2024 Awardees

This IWD we are thrilled to announce the Indoindians Extraordinary Women 2024 Awardees! ๐Ÿ†
Each of these remarkable women has made an indelible mark on our world, showcasing the immense impact of female strength, intelligence, and compassion.

Meet our awardees:
1. Aurelie Moeremans – Entertainment & Environmental Advocacy
2. Mariko Asmara – Social Entrepreneurship
3. Niharika Yadav โ€“ Corporate & Social Impact
4. Shanti Tolani – Media
5. Shareen Ratnani โ€“ Education

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6. Gopi Panjabi – Lifetime Achievement For Women Empowerment & Service to the Disadvantaged

Aurelie Moeremans – Entertainment & Environmental Advocacy

Aurelie Moeremans: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Entertainment
Aurelie Moeremans: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Entertainment

Aurรฉlie Moeremans is an Actress, Singer, and Rising Star

Beyond he silver screen and music studios, ย Aurรฉlie’s commitment to making a tangible difference in the world is evident through her recent initiative as a MoNa Warrior for WWF Indonesia.

Aurรฉlie exemplifies how individuals can leverage their platform and influence to champion causes that matter, for a better world

 

 

Mariko Asmara – Social Entrepreneurship

Mariko Asmara: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Social Entrepreneurship
Mariko Asmara: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Social Entrepreneurship

Mariko Asmara, a prominent figure in social entrepreneurship and impact, has notably contributed to Indonesia’s startup ecosystem. As an Independent Commissioner at PT WIR Asia Tbk, Advisor to several innovative companies, and a Founding Partner at Learning Farm Indonesia, she has championed financing activities in over 50 startups across Indonesia, India, and Japan. Her co-founding role in PT Okuzono Hospitality Group showcases her influence in fine dining, while her tenure as Chairman of JAC Recruitment highlights her leadership in recruitment. Mariko’s diverse roles, including advising and managing various organizations, underscore her dedication to nurturing entrepreneurship and social impact.

Niharika Yadav – Corporate & Social Impact

Niharika Yadav: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Corporate & Social Impact
Niharika Yadav: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Corporate & Social Impact

Niharika Yadav, as the President Director of AXA Financial Indonesia, has been instrumental in promoting financial literacy and insurance penetration across Indonesia, reaching thousands through both in-person and virtual sessions. Beyond her corporate role, Niharika passionately champions against domestic violence, spearheading the “Aman Untuk Semua” (Safety for All) initiative. This program, aimed at empowering women, has garnered significant support from government and NGOs, providing crucial resources and training to help women overcome trauma and achieve financial independence, making her a deserving recipient of the Extraordinary Woman Award for Social Impact.

 

Shanti Tolani – Media & Entertainment

Shanti Tolani: Extraordinary Woman in Media
Shanti Tolani: Extraordinary Woman in Media

Shanti Tolani, the Country Head & Board of Director at MMA Global Indonesia, is an exceptional figure in the Media and Entertainment industry, celebrated for her dynamic leadership and visionary contributions. With a robust academic background in Business Management, Media Communications, and Advertising, Shanti has significantly shaped the marketing and advertising landscape. Her pivotal roles, from spearheading communications for the Asian Games 2018 to managing the MISS INDIA INDONESIA pageant, reflect her dedication to cultural dialogue and women’s empowerment. Recognized for her efforts in community representation during key diplomatic visits, Shanti’s professional journey mirrors her commitment to innovation, social change, and the advancement of women in the industry.

Shareen Ratnani – Education

Shareen Ratnani: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Education
Shareen Ratnani: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Education

Shareen Ratnani, Director of Academics at Kipina Kids Indonesia and co-founder of Kiddie Planet Montessori Preschool, is an extraordinary woman in education, meriting recognition for her impactful two-decade career. As an internationally certified Montessori trainer and licensed parenting coach, Shareen excels in developing comprehensive training for educators and empowering workshops for parents. Her holistic approach to education emphasizes the importance of lifelong learning, community building, and the nurturing of potential in both children and adults, making her an inspiring figure in the educational community.

 

 

Shilpa Dave – Culinary Entrepreneurship

Shilpa Dave: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Culinary Entrepreneurship
Shilpa Dave: Extraordinary Woman 2024 in Culinary Entrepreneurship

Shilpa Dave, born in India and a qualified dietician trained at AIIMS, Delhi, has made a significant mark in Indonesia’s culinary scene as the President Director of Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, an acclaimed chain of fine dining Indian restaurants. With a deep commitment to authentic Indian cuisine and healthy cooking, she has transformed Ganesha into a hallmark of quality Indian food across Indonesia. Her innovative approach to restaurant management, focusing on meticulous detail from architecture to recipes, has earned Ganesha widespread recognition. As she expands her culinary empire with the new multi-cuisine brand Shallyโ€™s, Shilpa continues to inspire with her vision for bringing diverse food cultures together.

Gopi Panjabi – Lifetime achievement in social impact

Gopi Panjabi - Lifetime achievement in social impactGopi Panjabi is President of Indian Woman’s Association since 1980.ย She has empowered the Indian diaspora women and supported numerous charities in Indonesia.

 

 

 

 

 

Their journeys inspire, their achievements dazzle, and their dedication moves us to do more, be more, and celebrate the incredible contributions of women everywhere.

Join us in applauding their successes and in fostering a world where every womanโ€™s potential is recognized and celebrated. Here’s to more achievements, empowerment, and groundbreaking milestones ahead! ๐ŸŒˆโœจ

Indoindians Extraordinary Women 2024 Awardees