HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Indian American Forum presented, Thursday March 25, the Fifth Annual Outstanding Women’s Achievements Awards, as part of Women’s History month, in recognition of the contributions made by women in the Tri-State area of New York.

IAF Chairperson Indu Jaiswal speaks about the organization and the awards
IAF Chairperson Indu Jaiswal speaks about the organization and the awards

Five women who excelled in their professions and community services received the Outstanding Women’s Achievements Awards

Dr Manjeet Chadda, Professor of Radiation & Oncology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, for dedication in Medicine and Community Services

Dr Runi Mukherji Ratnam for dedication in Education & Social Services

Sunita Sadhnani for dedication in Business Development and community services

Judi Bosworth, Supervisor for the Town of North Hempstead

Meera T Gandhi for dedication as Humanitarian and Social promotions

Jyoti Gupta for her dedication in Music and Cultural promotions

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano said in a message:”The Indian American Forum has established a distinguished record of excellence, working diligently on behalf of causes and ideals, which uphold the principles of Human decency and brotherhood”.

Honorees with dignitaries
Honorees with dignitaries

Citations were presented to honorees and they were praised fortheir efforts and congratulated for their achievements. Among the gathering, several elected dignitaries were present who included Ms Judi Bosworth, Supervisor for the Town of North Hempstead, who was also one of the honorees, Councilwoman Hon. Dorothy L Goosby, and Town Clerk from Town of Hempstead Nasrin Ahmed. Among the gathering were seen a former President of IALI Satnam Singh Parhar, HAB Bank VP Rizwan Qureshi, and Dr. Dev Ratnam whose wife Dr. Runi Mukherji Ratnam was one of the five honorees.