Launch of Wellness of Women (WOW) App in partnership with Apollo Hospitals
Ms. Pinky Reddy inaugurates ‘The Chola Collection’ showcasing traditional South Indian Textiles, Jewellery and Craft
Chennai, 1st August, 2018: The Chennai Chapter of the women’s wing of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), FLO today experienced a milestone achievement as it celebrated its successful 25 year-long journey. With a focus on empowering women, the celebration witnessed the launch of Wellness of Women (WOW) App, a tie up activity with Apollo Hospitals by Dr. Preetha Reddy, Vice – Chairperson, Apollo Hospital. Additionally, Ms. Pinky Reddy, National President, FLO inaugurated ‘The Chola Collection’ an exhibition showcasing traditional South Indian Textiles, Jewellery and Craft works.
Attended by dignitaries and FICCI FLO members pan India, the celebration saw several cultural activities showcasing the rich heritage of Chennai. The evening witnessed fashion show presenting Kanjivaram sarees and jewellery to showcase traditional fashion and lifestyle of Tamil Nadu. Furthermore, FICCI FLO Chennai hosted the National Governing Body Meet of FLO. Past Presidents Dr. V.L Indira Dutt, Ms. Kavitha Dutt, Ms. Usha Krishnan and Ms. Surekha Kothari were felicitated during the inauguration.
“The Chennai Chapter of FLO is celebrating its silver jubilee and as a part of the celebrations, FLO has organised its National Governing body meet in Chennai with an aim to promote entrepreneurship among women in the state. FLO has always been encouraging and facilitating women to showcase their talents, skills, experiences and energies across sectors. The WOW App has been launched specifically to address women’s health needs and to keep her health in check. This App combines the expertise of renowned doctors online with the convenience of consulting them at any time”, said Ms. Pinky Reddy, National President, FICCI FLO.
Ms. Anupama Shivaraman, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Chennaisaid, “We are more than elated to celebrate our silver jubilee achievement in the midst of this enthusiastic gathering. I would like to thank all the members for their continuous support, as without them it wouldn’t have been a possibility to attain this remarkable achievement. We at FICCI FLO are more than glad to partner with Apollo Hospital to launch the WOW App, as this will create awareness among women about fitness and preventable diseases. We are more than confident of achieving more such milestones in the future with the ongoing support of our ever growing team.”
“The launch of Wellness of Women (WOW) App in partnership with FICCI –FLO reaffirms Apollo Hospitals’ keen commitment to keeping India healthy. Women are the cornerstone of healthy societies and we are hopeful that this mobile application will encourage them further to live healthy, stay fit and avert preventable diseases. FLO is focused on empowering women and Apollo’s is honoured to partner the mission”, said Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals.
About FLO Chennai:
The FLO – Chennai Chapter is an active chapter of FICCI FLO with over 300 members comprising of entrepreneurs, working professionals and executives. Amongst the highest in the country, this chapter seeks to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship, increasing women participation at board level and empower women at grass-root level through various skill development initiatives. Through independent events as well as partnerships, the chapter holds multiple events every month, looking to empower, motivate and inspire today’s women of Chennai city.
Photo 1: Ms. Pinky Reddy, National President, FICCI FLO and Ms. Anupama Shivaraman, Chairperson, FICCI FLO Chennai during ‘The Chola Collection’ launch