A working professional can nominate an 'Eligible Individual' (or Self Nominate) for the VIWA 2023.
Following are the list of documents to be submitted for nomination
Submit each nomination electronically to:
The VIWA 2023 no longer requires a hardcopy of the application.
Non-compliant nominations will not be accepted for process/review.
Acknowledgment of receipt of Nomination will be sent via email in 2/3 working days
The VIWA 2023 judging is a peer review process. The panel (from diverse backgrounds, working individually) is instructed to score entries from 0 to 100, using the criteria.
The VIF aggregates the scores to determine each category. The panel decision is final and binding. For each category/discipline (Eg. Outstanding Researcher – Science) 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.
The committee will use discretion if an individual is nominated for two concurrent awards and will move the nomination to appropriate category based on their judgment.
If a nominee meets the criteria for an award, other than the one nominated for, the committee will be deciding to move the nomination to a suitable category.
For more information about the 8th Women Awards – VIWA 2023 submission and selection process, contact the
Office of the Chairman, Venus International Foundation, No.1, Ganesh Nagar Main Road, Adambakkam, Chennai – 600088, Tamilnadu, India Tel: 044 – 22531502 Mobile: +91 9840556456 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: https://venusinfo.org
The Women Award is part of the Annual Women's Meet – AWM; and the AWM is a self-supporting event and the event registration fees are the major source of revenue for running the event.
All the (Administrative – Materials and Hall – Service Tax and Accounting – Website Design and Maintenance) expenses of the events are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants) and Foundation operating funds.
Additional Information is available at: https://venusinfo.org/research/2023/reg.html
Frequently Asked Questions - VIWA 2023!
Q1. The program? Ans: 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). It is presented yearly during the Annual Women's Meet (AWM) that is conducted during March month of the year. The scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Regulations, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust
Q2. What are the eligibility criteria to apply for VIWA 2019? Ans: Please refer clause 3.1 and 3.2 of the Policy document
Q3. What are the VIWA process? Ans: Please refer clause 4.2 of the Policy document
Q4. How many entrants win VIWA Awards? Ans: For each discipline/subdivision (Eg. Distinguished Woman - Engineering), the expert committee will select 2 Nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honour less or more than 2 nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.
Q5. Why the Winner has to Register for the AMW Program ? Ans: AWM is a self-supporting event. The registration fees are the major source of revenue for running the event. All the expenses of the events (Planning, Promotion & Publicity, Equipment/Major Rentals, Photography, Lunch and Breaks, Materials, Gifts/Premiums, Publications, Taxes, Execution and Miscellaneous Costs, Website & Its Maintenance etc) are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants) and Foundation operating funds.
Q6. After registering for the AWM, if the Winner is unable to attend the same, how to get the Award ? Ans: We expect the Award Winner's presence on the day of Celebration. If not, She can depute a person to get the Award during the ceremony. (or) VIWA team will send the Award Certificate and Memento via courier to the Winner's Address during the 1st week of April 2022. However, as soon as the Winner register for the event, Her name will appear in the Award Winners List, Her Profile will be uploaded in the Web page & Her details will be included in the VIWA Report