Community & CSR

FICCI LADIES: EDUCATE, EMPOWER!

FICCI Ladies’ Organisation (FLO) presented the “FLO Rising Star Skill Awards” to underprivileged women who have made a mark against all odds.

Neeta Boochra with the recipeint of FLO Rising Star Skill Awards - CopyFICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), under the national presidentship of Neeta Boochra, the first National President from Rajasthan and jewellery sector and Founder Chairperson, FLO Jaipur Chapter, organised its 31st annual session at Federation House, New Delhi on April 8-9, 2015.

To acknowledge outstanding performers in each chapter, FLO presented “FLO Rising Star Skill Awards” to women from the underprivileged community who have made a mark against all odds and successfully battled unemployment. The awards highlight the dramatic stories of such heroic women.

The organisation provides ample opportunity to network & expand their businesses. FLO focuses on skill development initiatives to create opportunities for skill enhancement and economic empowerment of women. In conjunction with the theme to “Educate, Skill & Empower”,  FLO has been working towards “Skilling India”.

In perspective of the dire and urgent need for a paradigm shift in the skill development amongst women, specially at the grassroots level, the Chapters have played the active role as a facilitator by initiating ground level action plans and working towards achieving the same in an effective manner.

Recognising the remarkable commitment to society, FLO also felicitated global citizens as “Women Achievers 2015”, which included Baroness Sandip Verma, Minister of Energy & Climate Change, Govt. of UK; Priyanka Gill,  Founder and Editor-in-Chief,  POPxo.com; Anu Duggal,  Founding Partner of F Cubed; Janvi Gaur,  Karmic Healer and Arunima Kumar,  Founder & Artistic Director, Arunima Kumar Dance Company.

The guests at the 31st Annual Session were Poonam Mahajan, Member of Parliament (BJP) and Sundeep Bhutoria, social and cultural activist. The programme was well attended by dynamic women entrepreneurs and professionals from pan-India chapters, including Amar Singh, Jyotsna Suri, golfer Neelam Pratap Rudy, Abha Dalmia, Harjinder Kaur, Shabnam Singhal, etc.

FICCI FLO, the oldest women’s chamber of Southeast Asia, has 12 chapters in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, North East, Indore and Pune, with its head office in Delhi, with 3,800 members all over India, comprising entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives.

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