It’s a proud moment for all of us at SHARMILA SHOWHOUSE. Our top boss, Sharmila Maiti, who has been our mentor, and guiding light ever since we started our journey nearly five years ago in Kolkata, was one of the distinguished nominees and achievers at UMA 2022.
UMA 2022, aptly named and conceptualized by AEMPL, is the crowning glory to felicitate women achievers who are an inspiration to others and are creating milestone. UMA stands for ‘Unique Magnetic and Ambitious’ women, who have started bringing upon a change in business landscapes with their irresectable resolves, unparalleled drive and exceptional survival skills. The Mentors Meet along with the distinguished guests and proud nominees was graced by Tollywood’s ultimate diva — Rituparna Sengupta — the face of UMA 2022 at Eastern Metropolitan Club in Kolkata on Monday.
Among the six nominees, celebrity journalist, TV anchor, renowned film critic and media entrepreneur Sharmila Maiti was also there. Having an experience of nearly 20 years in professional media, Sharmila Maiti started her entrepreneurial journey with Sharmila Showhouse nearly five years ago. The other five nominees who attended UMA 2022 were Jolly Chanda (owner of Satin Rose Salon & Spa) who has been in the beauty business for last 27 years; Swaralipi Chatterjee (owner of Abar Baithak), the first themed cafe in Kolkata; Jyotirmoyee Saha (Fuchkawala), the youngest entrepreneur of Kolkata; Dr.Sohini Sastri, who has been practicing occult science for more than 20 years now and considered as one of the best astrologers in India and Sharmistha Roychowdhury who runs Red Ochre, a Kolkata-based niche lifestyle brand that wraps folk art at its core.
The nominees was screened and deliberated upon by an honorary mentor’s panel comprising eminent persons from various walks of life from Kolkata and Dubai. Nilima Ghosh (Founder of Nakshi), Aloke Kumar Sanyal (Assistant Commissioner of Police Traffic), Sanjeeb Ghosh (Founder of Eastern Metropolitan Club), Rahul Chandra (Marketing Head Stanley Black & Decker GCC & Egypt), Partha Banerjee (Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technical Officer at ARC Healthcare& All Mazroui Medical Group), Kuntal Chatterjee, VP Finance Majid AL Futtaim Reta) were present at the Mentors Meet.
The nominees will be formally felicitated at the Maha Cultural Fiesta in Dubai on September 16, 2022.