Gargi Woman Manju Jain Verma, NSW

Winner of Gargi Woman Award 2019 – Community Service

Manju Jain Verma, NSW

  • A scientist, academic and clinician, Dr. Manju has earned her PhD in Ocular immunology from UNSW whilst being a specialist in ophthalmology.
  • Abandoning a promising academic career at home, bringing up children, clearing the 14 exams to be allowed to practice, financial constraints, having to leave behind the young family (travelling overseas for community work), Dr. Verma has been able to tackle all the curve balls life has thrown at her.
  • Undertaken numerous ophthalmology projects in India since 1997. Currently building a charitable eye hospital in Bhaghpat,35kmfrom the capital city Delhi.

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Gargi Woman Mittu Gopalan, NSW

Winner of Gargi Woman Award 2019 – Performing Arts

Mittu Gopalan, NSW

  • A successful lawyer, managing a business and legal firm (Freedman and Gopalan).
  • Mittu finds time for her passion, the arts taking pride for pursuing it, and helping the community all the way.
  • Conducted a painting exhibition in November 2017 at Sydney.

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Gargi Woman Dr. Chandrika Subramaniyan, NSW

Winner of Gargi Woman Award 2019 – Language & Culture

Dr. Chandrika Subramaniyan,  NSW

  • A multi-faceted personality, who is a key contributor in the field of education since 1988 across organizations in Australia and the south-east Asian countries.
  • Also, Dr. Chandrika is a renowned media and judicial consultant and advisor
  • She is a seasoned educator, mentor and motivator of sub-continent community especially for the Indian and Sri Lankan Tamils.
  • A highly commended person in the field of education and cultural development, recipient of numerous accolades by governments, organizations and institutions.

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