She’s Mercedes – celebrating and inspiring women

NEW DELHI: She’s Mercedes, an initiative by Mercedes-Benz celebrated by Silver Arrows, intended to recognize successful women, share their journey and inspire others. A launch of the initiative took place in the Capital recently at the luxury auto retailer’s state-of-the-art showroom at the Ashok Hotel, Chankyapuri.

“She’s Mercedes is an initiative that celebrates the accomplishments of leading women across all fields for setting the bar high with passion and creativity,” said Tushar Kumar, MD & CEO Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows.

“She’s Mercedes is a community of powerful, successful women who create change, inspire powerful dialogues, and drive the future through their lives and work. It is a platform to connect, converse, engage and empower women. A place where achievers meet achievers,” added Kumar.

The event started on a high note with the Guest of Honour, Harjinder Kaur, Business Woman & National Sr. Vice President, FICCI FLO giving some inspiring & noteworthy advise on women’s economic empowerment. “From a small town girl to an accomplished business woman having won many accolades, I want women to be aware of their strengths, turn them into profession and be economically empowered.”

It was followed by a Panel Discussion, celebrating the passion, creativity and accomplishments of women who have made it big against all odds. The topic, “Women Leaders & the Road to Success” and the dynamic panelists from diverse fields captivated the audience with their success stories. The panelists included viz., Lalitha Kumarmagalam, Member, BJP, Former Chief, NCW, Tisca Chopra, Actress, Dr. Shayama Chona, Padma Bhushan & Padma Shri, Educationist & President, Tamana, Payal Jain, Fashion Designer, Lipika Sud, Director, Lipika Sud Interiors, President, The Guild of Designers & Artists, Arunima Kumar, Danseuse & Choreographer and Tahira Kochhar, Celebrity Nutrionist & Model.

Also, to salute their success, Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows brought out a very special coffee table book, WOW, Women of Wisdom highlighting the journey of some of these successful women. The book was unveiled by celebrated Fashion Designer Leena Singh who supports the cause of women empowerment.

A strictly by invitation event, the evening saw over 100 influential women in the city. The special guests included Shovana Narayan, Pinky Anand (Additional Solicitor General of India), Sushma Seth, Sharon Lowen, Sonia Prashar (Deputy Director General, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce), Nikita Anand (Former Miss India) & Ratan Kaul, etc. (NewsVoir)