The 3rd Annual Women's Meet – AWM 2018, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 3rd March 2018 at Radha Regent Chennai. The meet and was attended by 160 delegates (represented 6 Country: from Singapore, Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and India).

3rd Annual Women's Meet – AWM 2018


To Promote Women In Leadership And Advancement For Women In The Profession


Dr. Mukta Bansal
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Sourcing and outsourcing of materials and services in chemical supply chains

Dr. Hazreena Hussein
University of Malaya, Malaysia
The development and promotion of sensory gardens in Malaysia

Prof. Jennifer Chan Kim Lian
Univesiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Managing sustainable tourism destination and sustainable HR in hotel industry

Dr. Kumkum Banerjee
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India
Challenges at Tata Steel

Dr. Yasmin Shannan Al Bulushi
Muscat College, Sultanate of Oman
Educational management in Oman – Challenges and the way ahead

Dr. Shital Jalandar Sonune
Al Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
When the cure is worst than the disease


The Venus International Women Awards (affectionately known as the VIWAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2016. The VIWA scheme is part of the AWM and has a scheme has a Policy, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Click here to view 3rd Women Awards – VIWA 2018 Winners List