ICCC Celebrates its eighth International Women Day


Nourishment 101: Healing, Motivation & a Sprinkle of Indulgence

 From L to R: Devika Penekelapati, Shibani Sahney, Seema Bhatia, Sunita Vyas, Allison Graham, Yuvika Wadhwa, Mini Khurana & Anu Kalra
Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce’s (ICCC) Women Entrepreneurs and Professionals (WEP) Committee celebrated International Women Day on the subject ‘Nourishment 101: Healing, Motivation & a Sprinkle of Indulgence’ on March 8th at the Avani Event Centre in Vaughan. Members of the ICCC, its stakeholders and supporters gave a stupendous reception to the program by participating in large numbers.

ICCC invited Ms. Seema Bhatia an Ayurvedic Practioner, Ms. Yuwika Wadhwa, owner Protein Chefs and Ms. Allison Graham, a motivational speaker from Resiliency Ninja. All the three eminent speakers enlightened the audience on the subject.

Ms. Devika Penekelapati, Vice President & Corporate Secretary ICCC in her welcome remarks said that ‘Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change’ is the United Nations theme for 2019 International Women Day which reflects that still a lot more efforts are needed for women leaders to be smart and innovative in generating new ideas for changing the old fashioned perceptions of the male dominated society to think on equal terms. She further said that International women’s day has been celebrated since 1975 internationally but the ICCC started celebrating it since 2012 with the formation of Women Entrepreneurs and Professional Committee.

Ms. Seema Bhatia in her address to the gathering said that a healthy food is need of the body and soul. She correlated the Yoga and Ayurveda for the healthy life style and said that both go side by side.

Ms. Bhatia is a proponent of Ayurvedic diet, lifestyle and yoga in our daily lives and is tirelessly trying to create momentum for Regulation of Ayurveda in Canada. She is committed towards the cause of health in Mind, Body and Soul.

Ms. Yuvika Wadhwa from Protein Chefs in her brief remarks advocated the importance of healthy and nutrition rich food. She is specialized in healthy, nutritious meals that is delivered from their commercial kitchen to homes and offices.

She had expanded her food business to serve across Ontario with a goal to serve maximum people with healthy and balanced meals.climb.

Ms. Allison Graham, keynote speaker of the evening from Resiliency Ninja said that a motivational person can live a life happily despite of numerous challenges he faced in day to day life. She explained her developed relatable, actionable, easy-to-apply tools to master resilience. Allison believes that everyday resilience has a more significant impact on your overall quality of life compared to Big-R-Resilience during traumatic life events or milestone physical pursuits. Climbing the mountain presents obstacles, but the true test on your path to success is how you navigate the day-to-day after the big 

Mini Khurana, Chair, WEP Committee, exclaimed, “This is one of the best WEP event we’ve organized since we formed the Committee eight years ago. She applauded the managing committee members Anu Kalra, Shibani Sahney and Paluck Sharma for their strong support and involvement in making this program such a grand success.