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Indian consulate in New York honors Indian-origin women on International Women's Day

Consul General of India in New York, Randhir Jaiswal felicitated the recipients.

Women achievers honored (Image: Twitter)

Five Indian-origin women were honored for their contributions in their respective fields on the occasion of International Women's Day. The Federation of Indian Association, New York, and the Consulate General of India in New York came together to celebrate the fifth annual International Women's Day on March 8, 2023.

The awardees include Deputy Mayor of New York City Meera Joshi, president and chief research analyst at CBC-TV Net Corporation, Radha Subramanyam, TEDx speaker Hina Patel, physician Padmini Murthy and singer Falu Shah.

Consul General of India in New York, Randhir Jaiswal greeted the recipients and encouraged the community to engage in more meaningful events.

Meera Joshi is an attorney by profession and contributed to transport innovations and equity cabinet. She played a key role in implementing New York City's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.

Subramanyam was featured in the ‘100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry’ by Automotive News.

Patel is recognized for advocating women's rights in workplaces and gender equity.

Murthy of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) has improved healthcare services and has initiated several global health programs such as the Global Health council's Maternal, Newborn and Child Health initiative.

Shah is a Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter. She was awarded for ‘A Colorful World’ in the best children's album.