Digital Women Awards 2018: Winners In The Leadership Segment

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Digital Women Awards 2018 was held at the iconic Bombay Stock Exchange on November 18. Like always it celebrated the women-led economic growth story. Meet the unstoppable winners of the Digital Women Awards in the Leadership Category:


Channan Sawhney, Head of Digital Marketing Consumer – Johnson & Johnson

Channan has served as a marketer for more than a decade now and has a global experience across markets like US, UK, China, Australia and Canada. With years of experience and a fresh outlook at the same time, she has been enhancing the digital space at the consumer-packaged goods manufacturing giant. She believes the three most relevant skills that will help build brands are: digital marketing, Sales on all new formats and channels, and customer centricity.

Arpita Ganesh, Founder - Buttercups

The thought of Buttercups came to Arpita after a chance Bra Fitting session, on a holiday in New York. As the CEO of Buttercups – a platform that offers an exclusive online lingerie buying experience, Arpita’s philosophy strives to make women comfortable in their own bodies. With Buttercups, Arpita and her team aim to encourage women to love themselves.

Shailja Mittal, Co-Founder – Koala Kabs

Shailja started Koala Kabs with an aim to provide safe transport service for women, kids and the elderly with women taxi drivers only in Delhi NCR. Koala Kabs offers advanced surveillance technology making it possible to track the car in real-time at any point during travel on the Koala App. Mittal is a software engineer and has worked as a robotics instructor for 11 years before starting Koala Kabs.


Hiloni Punatar, Founder – Webshakers

Being a creative thinker and marketing strategist, Hiloni Punatar is transforming the way brands communicate and engage with audiences in the digital space. Her entrepreneurial journey is bending creative and technology through Webshakers – a full-service agency offering end-to-end creative and strategic solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence to the clients.

Geetha Kannan, MD – Anita Borg Institute

Geetha Kannan has close to three decades of experience in the IT industry, Geeta, who is MD at ABI, is working towards demolishing stereotypes when it comes to the technological space. Anita Borg Institute (ABI) aims to promote the issue of a gender-inclusive workforce. ABI is famously known for its Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, and is the world’s largest gathering of women in technology, strives to uplift women in the digital space.

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