Bhubaneswar, Mar 3: The first edition of Women Achievers of Odisha-2021 (WAO) Award- 2021, an initiative by Prameya, News 7 and PPRACHIN will be held on March 5.
During the event, the women achievers will be felicitated and awarded on the eve of International Women’s Day.
A list of 64 successful women in various fields was drawn up at the district level out of which 15 prospective women talents were selected by a jury comprising eminent writer Dr. Bhagyalipi Malla, Singer and writer Chhanda Mishra, Singer Susmita Das and famous Odissi critic Ileana Citaristi.The names of the finalists would be formally declared and they would be felicitated on the women’s day celebration to be held on March 5.
This occasion will be marked with a women’s symposium on the theme ‘Role of women at the juncture of Covid’. A panel comprising eminent Odissi danseuse Aruna Mohanty, Karateka Valena Valentina, Odia actress Barsha Priyadarshini, social activist Dr. Sruti Mohapatra and head of PPRACHIN & writer Dr Panda will speak at the event.
Worth mentioning, WAO’s logo was launched by SOA founder Prof (Dr) Manojranjan Nayak on February 23, where Group Editor Gopal Krishna Mohapatra , Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Summa Real Media Private Limited Sunil Kumar Das, Director, Sales and Marketing Himanshu Hota, News 7 Working Editor Debanarayan Sethi and PPRACHIN head writer Gayatribala Panda were present.
The event will be broadcast on News 7, web portals—www.prameyanews7.com, prameya.com and prameyanews.com.