March 15, 2021 12:31:45 am
This year, four dynamic young women won the Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria Awards.
While Dr Anupama Ray, a young researcher at IBM Research India, was adjudged the winner for the Best Woman Professional (early career), Deeksha M S bagged the winner’s prize for Best Outgoing Student. Each winner won prize money of Rs 1.25 lakh, a medal and a citation.
The runners-up in both these categories were Professor (Dr) Lavika Goel, faculty at MNIT, Jaipur, and Annesya Banergee. They were awarded prize money of Rs 50,000, a medal and a citation.
The Hope Foundation and Research Centre, Pune, in association with the IEEE India Council, Women in Engineering (WiE) Affinity Group, IEEE Pune Section, announced the winners’ names for this year’s awards at the fifth Founders’ Day virtual programme.
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Narendra Goidani, founder and CEO of Life School, Dr Suresh Nair, chair of IEEE India Council, Girish Khilari, chair of IEEE Pune Section, Dr Rajashree Jain, one of the core IEEE members and Aruna M Katara, daughter of P Chhabria and president of the Hope Foundation and Research Center, and other dignitaries were present at the event.
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