IIW Inspiring Indian Women, UK celebrated IIW She Inspires Awards 2024 at the Houses of Parliament, UK

“Naari” is referred as “Shakti (Strength)”, and SHE INSPIRES award is to celebrate that Strength exhibited by women in different roles, something that Inspires others to go a Step further, to venture into the Uncharted, and thereby bringing out the best in their role. We wish to acknowledge those who have worked behind the Limelight to bring a Big Change silently, the women who have transformed Lives and Impacted those around her.

Host: Mr Bob Blackman, Honourable Member Parliament, United Kingdom

Date: 12th March 2024, 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Venue: British Parliament, House of Commons – Committee Room Number 10

About the IIW She Inspires Awards 2024:


  1. Bright Artist (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 3-20 Level 1)
  2. Bright Artist (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 21-40 Level 2)
  3. Bright Artist (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 40+ Level 3)
  4. Best Entrepreneur
  5. Promising Professional
  6. Remarkable Mentor
  7. Rising Star (Differently Abled / Special needs / Divyang)
  8. Outstanding Educational Role Model
  9. Special Mom / Best Home Maker
  10. Champion of the Earth
  11. Spirited Fighter (Defied the Odds)
  12. Community Spirit (Welfare or Social Worker, Level 1 Age – 16 to 35)
  13. Community Spirit – (Welfare or Social Worker, Level 2 Age – 35 plus)
  14. Super Special (LGBTQ)
  15. Simply Special Nani / Dadi / Granny
  16. Most Popular Choice

The IIW She Inspires Awards are completely free to nominate and are managed by Sponsors and donations only.  They are open to women all over the world from any ethnicity.

The nominees go through 2 rounds of evaluation and only 40 to 50 make it to the Parliament.  A son can nominate his mom who has always kept family a priority over self, a husband can nominate his wife who has sacrificed so much including her career or someone can nominate a neighbour who has been relentlessly working hard. This award is for the ordinary who do not have any influence or money.

Honourable MP Padmashree CBE Bob Blackman (Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Harrow East since 2010) hosted this event and we are very grateful to him.  Mr. Bob also unveiled the book “Naari Shakti” during this event.


Mayor of Camden, Councillor Nazma Rahman – a Labour councillor for West Hampstead Ward, currently serving in her second term. She has lived and worked in Camden her whole life, with her three children.


  1. Lord Brennan – Former Chairman of the Bar Council of England and Wales, President of the British-Spanish Parliamentary Group and President of Canning House. He has been a King’s Counsel since 1985 and is a senior associate member of Matrix. His areas of expertise include commercial law.
  2. Mr Ajay Kumar Thakur – Attaché (Coordination), High Commission of India.
  3. Honourable MP Joy Morrissey – Conservative MP for Beaconsfield, and has been an MP continuously since 12 December 2019.
  4. Honourable MP Shailesh Vara,
  5. Honourable MP Theresa Villiers – Conservative MP for Chipping Barnet, and has been an MP continuously since 5 May 2005.
  6. Honourable MP Elliot Colburn from Sutton.
  7. Honourable MP Jonathan Lord from Woking.
  8. Cllr Sunil Chopra – Former Mayor Southwark.
  9. Prof Parag Singhal (Consultant Endocrinologist, Founder Director ournhsourconcern, Chief Executive BTA, Member Clinical Senate)
  10. Cllr D Sunger – Since 2017, he has been serving as a district councillor for Chigwell Village. Presently Chairman of Epping Forest and a very successful Businessman.
  11. Krishna Pujara- CEO, Saheli; Chair, Domestic Abuse Forum; President, UK-India Business Council WICCI; Chair, ALL UK PRO; NCGO Sec; Sardar Patel UK

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Part 1: IIW She Inspires Awards

    1. Sita Patel – Winner 
    1. Karan Jammu – Winner
    1. Saylee Nandkishor Agavane – Winner
  2. BRIGHT ARTIST (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 3-20)
    1. Lakshita Singhadia – Winner 
    1. Samiksha Yerabati – Winner
    1. Nakeesha Rajput – Winner
    1. Myra Srivastava – Winner
    1. Navina Muthukrishnan – Winner
    1. Alka Pandey – Winner 
    1. Sandhiya Prasad – Winner 
    1. Latha Balne – 1st Runner up
    1. Sudipa Sinha – 2nd Runner up
    1. Pranjali Nehete – 2nd Runner up
  4. SIMPLY SPECIAL Nani / Dadi / Granny
    1. Janki Shukla – Winner
  5. Community Spirit (Welfare or Social Worker, Level 1 Age 16 to 35)
    1. M Andal Priyadharshini – Winner
    1. Padmavathi Pulamarasetti – Winner
    1. Nicola Fenton & Raga D’silva – Winner
    1. Namratta Bedi – Winner
    1. Yugasubitha Mani – Winner
    1. Vasuki Ramachandran – Winner
    1. Rajshri Jain – 1st Runner up 
    1. Premila Puri – 2nd Runner up 
    1. Bimmy Rai – 2nd Runner up
    1. Hetal Jansali – Winner
    1. Mohana Priya Duggeneni – Winner 
    1. Hitanchi Bendre – 1st Runners up 
    1. Gayatri Selvaraj – 1st Runners up 
    1. Sniha Baruah – 2nd Runners up 
    1. Abarna – 2nd Runners up
  10. Community Spirit – (Welfare or Social Worker, Level 2 Age- 35 plus)
    1. Smita Rajesh – Winner 
    1. Bhavana Jain – Winner 
    1. Sangeeta Rana – Winner 
    1. Sandhya Banerjee – 1st Runners up 
    1. Rajeshri Sheth – 1st Runners up 
    1. Poonam Paranjpe – 1st Runners up 
    1. Krishna Baruah – 1st Runners up
    1. Shalini Agarwal – 2nd Runners up
    1. Gayathri Thangavelu – 2nd Runners up
  11. BRIGHT ARTIST (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 21-40)
    1. Monidipa Seal – Winner
    1. Vallisa Rani Chauhan – Winner 
    1. Sreyashi Deb Roy – 1st Runners up
    1. Abhha Sandill – Winner 
    1. Sangeeta Bhandari – Winner 
    1. Pallavi Prasad – 1st Runner up
    1. Roshni Mukherjee – Winner 
    1. Sana Amin – Winner 
    1. Reina Menezes D’Costa – 1st Runners up 
    1. Sonal Gupta – 1st Runner up
    1. Hiral Gohil – 2nd Runner up
    1. Meenal Sambre – 2nd Runner up
  14. CHAMPION OF THE EARTH (Environment)
    1. Sudha Srivastava – Winner 
    1. Hema Yella Pragada – Winner 
    1. Neha Khandekar – 1st Runners up 
    1. Shraddha Chauhan – 1st Runners up 
    1. Sonia D’Souza-Bhavsar – 2nd Runners up
  15. SPIRITED FIGHTER (Defied the Odds)
    1. Nidhi Mishra – Winner
    1. Shalini Saxena – Winner
    1. Sonal Kale – Winner
    1. Gauri Mishra – Winner
    1. Neelam Chawla – 1st Runners up
    1. Yasmine Khera – 1st Runners up
    1. Minakshi Koch – 1st Runners up
    1. Vasupratha Ramanathan – 1st Runners up
    1. Vishakha Mehta – 2nd Runners up
    1. Smita Mishra – 2nd Runners up
    1. Rajni Singh – 2nd Runners up
    1. Ayesha Shamim – 2nd Runners up
  16. BRIGHT ARTIST (Art, Music, Drama, Media, Creative, age 40+)  
    1. Sohini Roychowdhury – Winner
    1. Rebecca Sabena Asghar – Winner
    1. Lakshmi Rajagopala – 1st Runners up
    1. Gairika Mathur – 1st Runners up
    1. Sanchita Bhattarcharjee – 2nd Runners up
    1. Anjali Mavi – 2nd Runners up

PART 2: IIW Dharma Dubey Special Awards

  1. Cllr Anjana Patel – Community Service
  2. Dr Kawal Chandok- Community Service
  3. Cllr Dr Manju Shahul-Hameed – Community Service
  4. Renu Gidoomal – Community Service 
  5. Gita Choudhary- Community Service
  6. Sneh Sunny- Spirited Fighter
  7. Barkha Rani Sharma- Community Service 
  8. Seema Misra – Spirited Fighter
  9. Anna Kennedy OBE- Community Spirit
  10. Bharti Tailor – Community Service
  11. Dipti Jain – Community Service
  12. Dr Jasmine Soni – Bright Artist 40+
  13. Sulochana Sethi – Community Service
  14. Madhusmita Jena – Community Spirit
  15. Mayura Patel -Community Service
  16. Premlata Agarwal- Spirited Fighter
  17. Shital Kamdar – Community Spirit 
  18. Selva Padmanabhan- Community Service 
  19. JMD Divine Consortium – Champion of Earth
  20. Rakhi Singh Gehlote – Outstanding Educational Role Model 
  21. Sakshi Vishwesh – Remaekable Mentor
  22. Darshana Shah – Community Service
  23. Sanya Sharma – Community Spirit
  24. Kuldeep Kaur Gill – Spirited Fighter 
  25. Vini Kalia – Bright Artist 40 +
  26. Jay Desai -Spirited Fighter 
  27. Nilanjana Pal – Community Spirit 
  28. Chanda Jha – Community Spirit 
  29. Sunita Chaubey – Best Entrepreneur
  30. Tanya Singh – Promising Professional
  31. Megan Hodge – Promising Professional

Archives of the past events of IIW She Inspires Awards:

4 thoughts on “IIW Inspiring Indian Women, UK celebrated IIW She Inspires Awards 2024 at the Houses of Parliament, UK

  1. Nsmaste,
    It was an inspirational evening, and the room was filled with inspiring, amazing, and talented women. After hearing their stories and achievements, I feel I have so much to learn and give back to society.
    I was there to receive the award for 1st Runner-up for the Champion of the Earth category for sustainable interior design.
    I’m grateful to IIW and the panel of judges for recognising these talents and proving the platform where talents are recognised and valued🙏

    1. Thank you Shraddha Chauhan for your response. Congratulations for winning award for 1st Runner-up for the Champion of the Earth category for sustainable interior design. Truly the work done by founder Rashmi Mishra is commendable. Please keep on patronizing the portal with your insights and with your contributions.

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