FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of apex trade body FICCI is organizing its 35th Annual Session on April 13, 2019 in New Delhi.Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group will be the Chief Guest and Shobhana Bhartia, Chairperson and Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group will be the Guest of Honor.
“Every year, the Annual Session is held in the month of April, culminating in review of the activities undertaken by FLO, as also the milestones achieved during the year. It brings into focus the progress made by FLO in the objectives of entrepreneurship development and professional excellence. The session is a perfect platform for sharing best practices and experiences across 16 locations pan India, in a unified effort to play a catalytic role towards women empowerment. It also marks the ushering in a new year and continuing the legacy that FLO has walked upon, in the past 35 years of its existence.” Said Ms Pinky Reddy, President, FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) .
“As women play increasingly important roles to take the country forward, FLO is best positioned to play the role of a catalyst in bringing about a transformation and shaping the future. Hence the theme for our 35th Annual Session – “Women Shaping the Future”. Said MS Reddy
“Keeping in sync with this year’s annual session Theme “Women Shaping the Future”, panel of women have been invited for a discussion including Ms Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Bollywood Actor Ms Zoya Akhtar, eminent film director and screenwriter; Ms Sania Mirza, ace tennis player and Ms Schauna Chauhan, CEO- Parle Agro; Ms Karuna Nundy, Supreme Court Lawyer.” Said Ms Pinky Reddy.
Talking about the FLO Awards 2018-19, Pinky Reddy said, “FLO is the most apt platform to connect, learn and grow. We recognize the success stories of women who breaks all stereotypes and provide a platform for the members to be inspired by them. Fearless women and icons of inspiration – these are real life heroes and are winners in the journey of life. FLO salutes their indomitable spirit and unsurpassable courage.”
“Commemorating the occasion, FLO Awards 2018-19 will be presented to women achievers from the grassroots, who have be exemplary through their life and work. The Awardees include – Geeta Tandon, a stunt woman, Deepali an entrepreneur, Kalpana Saroj, running an NGO, Anmol Rodriguez , a designer and Charu Bajaj, CEO, Skills and You” Said Ms Reddy.
Ms Harjinder Kaur Talwar, President elect will take up the mantle as the 36th President of FLO for the year 2018-19,.