The Venus International Women Awards – VIWA (is a part of the Annual Women's Meet – AWM) 'Acknowledges and Celebrates the Achievements of Woman Professionals'. It is convened by the CARD of VIF & conducted in accordance with the VIF BOARD MEETING resolutions.
The Award is applicable for Women Professionals of any nationality in the age group of 24 - 65 years. The applicant must have completed Post Graduate and/or Doctorate degree (or equivalent) prior to the date of submission of nomination application.
Following are the list of documents to be submitted for Nomination :
The nomination documents must be submitted electronically as (.doc/.docx/.pdf as an attachment) to:
Last date to submit Nomination Applicaion via email is January 2, 2019 (REVISED)
Acknowledgment of receipt of Nomination will be sent via email in 2 working days
The following are the VIWA Process
TThe VIWA 2019 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 discipline / category (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.
Questions: For more information about the 4th Women Awards - VIWA 2019 submission and selection process, contact the Office of the Chairman, Venus International Foundation, No.1, Ganesh Nagar Main Road, Adambakkam, Chennai-600088, India. 044-22531502, +91 9840556456, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.venusinfo.org
Participants working in
Foreign Institutions: USD 200 (INR 14000)
Indian Institutions: USD 125 (INR 9000)
Additional Banquet: USD 30 (INR 2000)
Access to all sessions and invited speakers
One High Buffet Lunch Coupon and Breaks
The registration does not include the travel and accommodation cost of the participants.
The registration fees collected will also supports the long term development of the Meet and to keep the AHM format viable by ensuring that infrastructure and services are in place from year to year.
The following are some of the activities covered:
Exclusive Webpage for the Award Winner Profile
The Meet (AWM 2019) Report
The Award (VIWA 2019) Report
II. Website & Its Maintenance
AWM is a self-supporting event and the event registration fees are the major source of revenue for running the event.
All the expenses of the events (Accounting and Auditing fee, Bank charges - Employees Salary/Benefits, Equipment/Major Rentals - Internet, Labor cost - Lunch and Hall Expenses - Gifts/ Premiums, Materials, Office Rent and Maintenance - Packaging, Photography, Planning, Postage Expense - Printing and Stationery, Promotion & Publicity, Publications - Stage decoration expenses - Taxes - Electricity, Telephone - Website Design & Maintenance) are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants) and Foundation operating funds.
Frequently Asked Questions - VIWA 2019!
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 can depute a person to get the Award during the ceremony. (or) VIWA team will send the Award Certificate, Medal and Memento via courier to the Winner's Address during the 2nd week of March 2019. However, as soon as the Winner register for the event, Her name will be appear in the Award Winners List, Her Profile will be uploaded in the Web page & Her details will be included in the VIWA Report