Her Circle Bizruptors: An Empowering Award For Women Entrepreneurs By Reliance Foundation-Jio

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At the highly anticipated and power-packed awards ceremony held at the Reliance Corporate Park; Her Circle, the digital women’s platform founded by Mrs Nita Mukesh Ambani, saw the culmination in a glittering grand finale of the Her Circle Bizruptors Awards 2024.

The event aimed to honour the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of women in the entrepreneurial and corporate space across diverse domains. There were two sets of awards accorded at the event: One, was for icons who are authorities in their specific domain; the others were the Bizruptor awards via a nationwide hunt of India’s foremost Bizruptors through the process of public voting and jury selection.

The Bizruptor awards category is distinctive as the winners have been selected by an independent jury comprising industry icons such as veteran fashion designer, Anita Dongre, venture capitalist, Tarana Lalwani, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Ankita Vashistha and CEO Her Circle, Tanya Chaitanya. Over 7 women entrepreneurs across categories were recognised and honoured at the first edition of the awards. The winners were selected from an initial pool of 1,027 entrepreneurs from across the country.

Below, we present the list of Her Circle Icons:

  1. Zainab Patel, Founder, The Trans Café & The TransFormation Salon
  2. Dr. Jaishree Sharad, Dermatologist, Director, Skinfinitii
  3. Schauna Chauhan, CEO, Parle Agro Pvt Ltd
  4. Anshuka Parwani, Founder Anshuka Yoga
  5. Vaishali Shandangule, Designer, Founder, Vaishali S
  6. Preeti Jhangiani, Actress & Co-Founder Swen Entertainment
  7. Deanne Panday, Health Coach, Author & Wellness expert
  8. Brinda Miller, Hon. Festival Director, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival & Chairperson, Kala Ghoda Association
  9. Lavanya Nalli, Vice Chairperson, Nalli Group of Companies
  10. Rashi Narang, Founder, Heads Up For Tails

Below, we present the list of Her Circle Bizruptors across different categories, each representing excellence and achievement in their respective fields:

  1. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award for Innovation – Bhavini Parikh, Founder, Bunko Junko
  2. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award for Sustainability – Anisha Shetty, Founder My Thrift Baby Loot
  3. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award for Social Impact – Dr Srimathy Kesan, Founder, Space Kidz India
  4. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award for Scalability – Akanksha Sharma, Founder, CITTA
  5. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award Editor’s Choice – Akanksha Arora, Founder, Barker’s Dozen
  6. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award Editor’s Choice – Arundhati, Founder, Beej
  7. Her Circle Bizruptor of the Year Award 2024 – Bindi Patel, Founder & Director, ECOrrect Pvt Ltd

Commenting on the occasion Ms Tanya Chaitanya, CEO, Her Circle said, “Her Circle Bizruptors is not just a nationwide hunt for women entrepreneurs with a will and disruption skill. It is a discovery of innovative, inclusive and sustainable businesses that may end up helping our planet. The overall Her Circle Bizruptors Grand Finale celebrates the winners who have gone through the rigours of initiating and steering a start-up in the competitive entrepreneurial landscape. And now just any start-up but one with a purpose. We also applaud the icons in a separate category—established veterans from their areas of expertise who are torchbearers for change, front-footers all the way. Her Circle Bizruptors 2024 is a spirited, charged and inclusive take on women and their will to be the change.”