Frequently Asked Questions on 6th Women Awards – VIWA 2021


Question – 1: What is Women Awards?

    Answer

    1.1 Scheme: The Venus International Women Awards (VIWA) scheme was instituted in the year 2016 by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF), are presented yearly during the Annual Women's Meet (AWM). The scheme has a Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process governed by the Board of Trust.

    1.2 Award: The Award is a Certificate. It Recognizes Individuals for their Quality, Reliability and Competence to Apply Knowledge and Skills to carry out specific tasks. Read More ...


Question – 2: What are the eligibility criteria to apply for VIWA 2021?


Question – 3: How many entrants win VIWA Awards?

    Answer: For each category/discipline (Eg. Outstanding Woman Researcher – Engineering) the expert committee will select 3 nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honour less or more than 3 nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.


Question – 4: What are the VIWA process?


Question – 5: Why the "Selected Nominee" of VIWA 2021 has to Register for the AWM Program ?

    Answer

    5.1 Registration Fees: The AWM is organized every year at Chennai city and it is a self-supporting event. The Meet registration fees are major source of revenue for running the event.

    5.1 Expenses: All the expenses (Administrative – Materials and Hall – Service Tax and Accounting – Website Design and Maintenance) of the meet are covered by event income (registration fees from participants) and Foundation operating funds.


Question – 6: After registering for the AWM 2021, if the "VIWA 2021 Winner" is unable to attend the current year ceremony, how to receive the Award ?

    Answer: We expect the Award Winner's presence on the day of Ceremony. In case, if the Winner is unable to attend, She can choose any 'ONE/TWO' of the following options to receive the VIWA 2021 Award.

    6.1 DEPUTE A PERSON to current year '6th Women Awards – VIWA 2021' Ceremony
    The Winner can depute a person to attend the '6th Women Awards – VIWA 2021' ceremony to receive the Award.

    6.2 IN ABSENTIA CATEGORY
    In this case, the VIWA Team will send a Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 3rd week of March 2021 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 4th week of March 2021.

    6.3 RECEIVE THE AWARD IN PERSON DURING NEXT YEAR '7th Women Awards – VIWA 2022' (or later on at 8th Women Awards – VIWA 2023) Ceremony

    The '6th Women Awards – VIWA 2021' Winner can attend next year '7th Women Awards – VIWA 2022' (or later on at 8th Women Awards – VIWA 2023) Ceremony; and can "Receive the Award in Person" under the Past Awardee Category.

    An Official Invitation Letter, to join for '7th Women's Meet – AWM 2022' (or 8th Women's Meet – 2023) will be communicated prior to the Event. In this option, She need not register for AWM 2022 (or 2023).

    Note:
    In this case, the VIWA Team will send a Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 3rd week of March 2021 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 4th week of March 2021.

    6.4 DEPUTE A PERSON DURING NEXT YEAR '7th Women Awards – VIWA 2022' (or later on at 8th Women Awards – VIWA 2023) Ceremony

    The '6th Women Awards – VIWA 2021' Winner can depute a person to next year '7th Women Awards – VIWA 2022' (or later on at 8th Women Awards – VIWA 2023) Ceremony; and can "Receive the Award" under the Past Awardee Category.

    An Official Invitation Letter, to join for '7th Women's Meet – AWM 2022' (or 8th Women's Meet – 2023) will be communicated prior to the Event. In this option, She need not register for AWM 2022 (or 2023).

    Note:
    In this case, the VIWA Team will send a Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 3rd week of March 2021 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 4th week of March 2021.