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Zonta Club Kathmandu honours inspirational women

On March 8, Zonta Club of Kathmandu celebrated their annual “Yellow Rose Day” on the occasion of International Women’s Day to honour ‘Inspirational and Courageous Women’ for their achievements regardless of their circumstances. The award ceremony was supported by Nabil Bank, Amantran Spa & Salon and Switch On Multi Brand Electronic Store and hosted by the Radisson Hotel.

On the Yellow Rose Day 2020, eight exemplary women were honoured. The awardees shared their journeys to success and what it took them to break the glass ceiling. Under the category Princess Helen Shah Inspirational Women of the Year, AIG Dr. Asha Singh, Nepal Police was honoured. Amar Rana Game Changer Award was awarded to Aayushi KC, CEO of Khaalisisi. Jyoti Scholarship Award 2020 for Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship was awarded to Prashna Bhattarai and Jyoti Scholarship Award 2020 for Women in Technology was given to Tsering Dikey Lama.

Zonta Club of Kathmandu awarded Rs. 25,000 each supported by Nabil Bank to four women under the title of Inspirational Women as an appreciation for their work that has helped shape the attitude of the society towards women. The awardees were Laxmi Napit – Barber, Saraswoti Suwal – Mechanic, Harmita Shrestha – Sajha Bus Driver, Mandhira Bhandari – Electrician.