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Sonam Kapoor launches the fourth edition of L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards 2015

Sonam Kapoor launches the fourth edition of L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards 2015

Mumbai ,By KabirAli

Announcing the fourth edition of L’Oréal Paris Femina

Women Awards 2015

  • L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards to be held on March 23’ 2015 in Mumbai
  • L’Oréal Paris Brand Ambassador Sonam Kapoor announces the nominees

Mumbai, 24 February 2015: With only a fortnight to go for the International Women’s Day, a day inspiring women and celebrating their achievements, Femina – India’s first and largest read women’s lifestyle magazine in association with iconic beauty brand – L’Oréal Parisannounced the fourth edition of L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards (LPFWA) 2015. Present at a special ceremony to announce the nominees were Manashi Guha (General Manager, L’Oréal Paris), Sonam Kapoor (L’Oréal Paris Brand Ambassador) and Tanya Chaitanya (Editor, Femina). Lauding ‘Women of Worth’, the awards will be held in Mumbai on 23rd March 2015.

Honoring women with extraordinary accomplishments, leadership qualities and commitment to their careers and communities; LPFWA will have 12 categories including science & Innovation, business and entrepreneurship, sports, design & art, social impact and education among others.  The nominees have been shortlisted after an extensive research process while identifying each one’s key contribution in their respective fields. These unique awards recognize and felicitate ‘Women of Worth’, while celebrating the many facets of their inspirational journey.

Manashi Guha, General Manager, L’Oréal Paris said, “L’Oréal Paris through its brand philosophy ‘Because You’re Worth It’, has always encouraged women to empower themselves and lead an extraordinary life while feeling beautiful from within. In our 4thsuccessful year, the L’Oréal Paris Femina Women awards have nominees who selflessly work for improving the lives of other women. We salute them for their unwavering and selfless commitment to make a difference.”

Sharing her thoughts, Tanya Chaitanya, Editor, Femina said, “L’Oreal Paris Femina Women awards 2015 will introduce you to women who keep the world going with their good, selfless work. Some have never visited cities, most haven’t been exposed to media frenzy and definitely not a single nominee here is in it for publicity–these are superheroes who believe in letting their actions talk. L’Oreal Paris Femina Women awards 2015 awards are our way of thanking these unsung stars for saving the world, in their own big and small ways”.

Expressing her support L’Oréal Paris brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor said, “It’s an honour to support a platform that celebrates and admires accomplished women from various walks of life for their talent, grace and ability to inspire and achieve. I congratulate L’Oreal Paris and Femina for recognizing such unstoppable ‘Women of Worth’. For me, each and every nominee is a winner and I wish them the best of luck.”

Readers are also invited to vote for the Reader’s Choice Category by visiting


L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Awards 2015  Nominations
Category Nominee
Reader’s Choice Award
1 Social Impact Dr. Mithu Alur
Manjula Pradeep
Dr. Rukmini Rao
Kapila  Vankar
Rapli Bai
2 Face Of A Cause Dr. Ritu Biyani Joseph
Binalakshmi Nepram
Rekha Kumari
Robin Chaurasiya
3 Science And Innovation Shalini Kumari
Hemani Kalucha
Lavina Mahbubani
Swati Bedekar
Dr Sathya Jeganathan


Suryamani Bhagat
Lakshmi Narayanan
Nisha Bora
Suprabha Seshan
Editor’s Choice Award
5 Woman We Love Shakti Devi
Subhreet Kaur Ghumman
Badar Sayeed
R Ponni
Charu Khurana
Jury Awards
6 Sports Maria R. & Uvena F.
Tejaswini Bai
Dipa Karmakar
Bhakti Sharma
Ayonika Paul
7 Business and Entrepreneurship Vidhya Ramasubban
Shravani Pawar Hagargi
Thinlas Chorol
Anu Sridharan
Vinita Sidhartha

Literary Contribution

Ruby Hembrom
Malati Mathur
Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Leena Manimekalai
9 Education Shikha Jain
Gitanjali Babbar
Sonal Kapoor
Kiran Bir Sethi


Design and Arts Aarohi Singh
Karishma Shahani Khan
PS Jalaja
Dr. Alka Pande
Pooja Ajmera
11 Music & Performing Arts Aathira Krishna
Padma Venkataraman
Rida Gatphoh
Sonam Kalra
Prakriti Dutta
12 Online Influencer Anuradha Kedia Parekh
Aditi Gupta
Japleen Pasricha
Shraddha Sharma
Manju Latha Kalanidhi