Recently there was a gathering of many well known powerful women faces during the launch of India’s leading fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar India’s collector’s edition book Bazaar at Work: The Power List, Women who write their own rules’ at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.
A panel discussion comprising of 60 notable women, some business leaders, entrepreneurs, authors and influencers, was held on the seminal role that women are playing in furthering businesses, working at grassroots levels, and leading by example.
The Panel comprised of Actress Dia Mirza, Miss. Malini, Designer Anita Dongre, Indian Paralympic Athlete Deepa Malik and Ms. Chetna Sinha, Founder Mann Deshi foundation.
This year, Harper’s Bazaar celebrates its 10th anniversary, making it a monumental year for the magazine in India.The Book was Launched by Mrs. Anupriya Patel, Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family welfare.
The event held, at the Oval Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, had guests sip cocktails, and dance to music by The Piano Man, a band curated and arranged by Pradyumna Singh Manot (Paddy). It also offered guests an exclusive preview of Jimmy Choo’s latest collection of sunglasses with a stunning display.
Bazaar At Work: The Power List profiles comprised of 50 women who are strong and defiant in how they have created their own path in a competitive world. It tells the story of their professional success but there are fairly personal anecdotes, individual challenges like fighting cancer, managing family responsibilities, fighting gender stereotypes.
It includes women from a diverse background like: Alice Vaidyan of General Insurance, banking and finance, Anita Dongre for building a fashion empire, Actors Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra, Producers and Entrepreneurs, Chiki Sarkar from publishing house, Chetna Gala Sinha as a social entrepreneur for mobilizing women in the rural sector, corporate law and Zia Mody’s work, Zahabia Khorakiwala of Wockhardt hospitals. There are a total of 50 Indian women and about 6 international including Sophie Delafontaine of Longchamp and Mary Turner of Koovs.