Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who is also the L'Oreal Paris brand ambassador, announced the third edition of the L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards in Mumbai on 3 March.
Tanya Chaitanya (Editor, Femina), Manashi Guha (General Manager, L'Oreal Paris) and several other high-profile names were present at the event. The awards will be held on 27 March in Mumbai.
The awards honour the most efficient women in various walks of life for their talent, commitment to society and ability to inspire and achieve. The awards will be given across 14 categories, including science, business and entrepreneurship, sports, art and education among others.
The jury for the third edition of L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards includes Dr Swati Pirmal, vice chairperson, Piramal Enterprises Ltd; Sabyasachi Mukerjee, Fashion Designer; and Zarina Screwvala, Founder and Managing Trustee, Swades Foundation.
Sonam seemed delighted to be part of L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2014, as she was all praise for the women achievers at teh event. "I'm extremely happy to be in the presence of such great 'Women of Worth' who have gone above and beyond every single day to contribute selflessly to society and make a difference to the world we live in" Indiatimes quoted the actress.