The Cubbon Park Walkers Association and Cubbon Park Walkers Forum hosted the International Women Achievers Awards 2022 at Ravindra Kala Kshethra on Sunday.
Story so far: This event was carried out with the purpose of empowering, inspiring and promoting the works of women achievers who have left a positive impact on society. The Young Star Award 2022 also took place to acknowledge young talents. President of the Cubbon Park Walkers Association and Cubbon Park Walkers Forum, Dr Umesh Kumar, stated that the award show was created to celebrate the good work of those contributing to society.
- The first year of this event, 2019, saw the participation of 21 countries with about 800 attendees.
- The 2022 Awards, however, saw a crowd of 2000 people attending the function.
Awardees: Some of the prominent awardees of the event include Dr Pratima Murthy, director of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) and Alyia Krumbiegel, famed landscaper and social worker. Archana Udapu, an esteemed classical singer, also performed at the event.