Sunday, March 23, 2008

8th March 2002 - International Women's Day

From: Cecil Pinto
Women's Day Awardees


8th March
International Women's Day

Yashadamini Awards to be given today to:

Shashikala Hodarkar Almeida
Sharada Sawaikar
Shalini Lolienkar (Freedom Fighter)
Libia Lobo Sardessai (First Lawyer)
Sanyogeeta Rane (Goa's First MP)
Shashikala Kakodkar (Chief Minister)
Urminda Lima Leitao (First MLA)
Phylip Faria (First Municipal Council Chairperson)
Irene Barros (Fisrt Lady Sarpanch)
Dr. Purnima Usgaonkar (Doctor)
Dr. Adelia Costa (One of the First Lady Doctor)
Asha Sawardekar (Social Worker)
Filomena Fernandes (Government Employee to reach to
the level of Director)
Alka Velingkar (Drama)
Mercedez Lobo (Singer, Western Classical)
Lorna (Popular Singer)
Radhabai Kamat (Singer, Devotional Songs)
Madhavi Desai (Writer)
Norma Alvares (Environmentalist)
Dr. Jayashri Kedar Padte (Doctor who was responsible
for birth of first
Test Tube Baby in Goa)
Anna Figueira (Sports)
Juliana Coloco (Sports)
Shabnam Shaikh (Leading Lawyer and now Judge)
Hema Naik (Writer)
Usha Kelkar (Social Worker)

(Courtesy Navhind Times 08/03/02)

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