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ANOKHI MEDIA Founder & CEO : Raj Girn Receives The Female Entrepreneur Of The Year Award!

Anokhi DIY Anokhi Today Breaking News & Sports World Jun 09, 2013

Indo- Canadian Chamber of Commerce honours Raj Girn, Founder & CEO ANOKHI MEDIA with the Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award!  

"My role as a mother is my single greatest and most empowered of all of my avatars as a woman," says Raj. "Once I started seeing that half empty glass as half full, I garnered strength from the very fact that I am a woman, and South Asian woman, and founded ANOKHI ten years ago – a South Asian media brand for women!"

The Indo- Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards and Gala night took place amidst achievers and game changers of Indo-Canadian Society in Toronto yesterday. This premier social and business event whose theme this year was – Partnering Economic Growth – A Time To Soar, hosted more than a thousand élite of Canada including Federal and provincial leaders, leading business entrepreneurs, professional and others.

Past galas have hosted leading Canadian keynote speakers including Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former Prime Minister Paul Martin and former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty. This year the Honourable John Baird, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Honourable Kathleen Wynn , Premier of Ontario felicitated the event as the chief guest and key-note speaker.

"One of the most memorable moments I experienced as the President of the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) was to shake hands with Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, in the presence of Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada." said, Naval Bajaj, President, Indo Canada Chamber Of Commerce.

Left to Right: Hon' John Baird, Raj Girn & Naval Bajaj

Annual awards were given to the 'The Best of the Best' of the Indo- Canadian community in 11 categories Including Humanitarian of the Year.

 Female Entrepreneur of the Year  Raj Girn 
 Male Entrepreneur the Year  Sujay Shah 
 Female Professional Award  Sadhna Joshi 
 Male Professional Award  Raj Kothari 
 Young Achiever of the Year  Bilaal Rajan & Sapna Shah
 Technology Achievement of the Year                     Nilesh Bansal 
 Corporate Executive of the Year  Deepak Chopra 
 Humanitarian of the Year  Chandrasekhar Sankurathi 
 Lifetime / Outstanding Achievement  Jagannath Wani 
 President's Award  Stewart Beck 
 Member of the Year  Women Entrepreneurs and Professional Committee

Founded in 2002, Anokhi Media is North America's longest running pop cultural, lifestyle, multi media brand for and about the global South Asian community.

Raj's 10- year enterprise with Anokhi Media has contributed to the growth of Canada's economy through employment generation, mentorship and internship opportunities. The company's revenues have grown by over 280% since its inception.


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