From left to right: Winners of Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) Leadership in Women Empowerment Award Dr. Manju Sheth, Dr. Deepa Jhaveri, and Shaleen Sheth,

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“Women Who Win” initiative gets leadership award from Indian Medical Association of New England.

Three Indian American doctors, who launched a new movement to empower women, have been awarded the prestigious Leadership in Women Empowerment Award by Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE).

Dr. Manju Sheth, Dr. Deepa Jhaveri, and Shaleen Sheth, were honored for their “Women who win# Dreamcatchers” initiative at IMANE’s annual gala held virtually on Dec 12.

The platform was given the “President’s Award” for “Leadership in Women Empowerment” by IMANE, one of the oldest organizations for medical professionals of Indian origin in the New England area.

“Women who win# Dreamcatchers” is a global media platform sharing dreams, passions and life lessons of a woman’s journey, emphasizing women empowerment across all ages, industries, and backgrounds, and bringing women from around the world together daily with inspiring, relatable, and relevant original stories, according to a media release.

The platform has featured as exclusive interviews, skill shares, webinars, podcasts, and more including business, policy, technology, social activism, arts & lifestyle, global recipes, women’s health and more with trailblazing contributors across all fields.

“This year with the pandemic and other challenges being faced in the world right now, women who win brings positivity and inspiration, reminding women to continue chasing their dreams and make it a reality,” said Dr. Maju Sheth the visionary women’s leader.

“The work of a small group of thoughtful and passionate individuals can change the world. I never doubted this sentiment but, there is a difference in believing it and experiencing it first-hand,” said Dr. Dhrumil Shah, President of IMANE.

“This year three women in our community — Dr. Manju Sheth, Dr. Deepa Jhaveri, and Shaleen Sheth — have done extraordinary work to empower women globally in these tough times.”

According to Dr. Shah, ‘Women Who Win’ #Dreamcatchers has become a platform full of inspirational stories, life lessons of women’s journeys and insights from topics such as humanitarian, social & entrepreneurial causes.

Dr. Manju Sheth is a physician by profession, having a passion for media and commitment to serve the larger humanity, with special focus on women’s empowerment. She is a Board Certified Internist, currently serving patients at Beth Israel Lahey the Boston Region in Massachusetts.

Dr. Sheth has also served on the board of ATASK (Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence) and as the Chairperson of Saheli, a prestigious Boston based organization, whose mission is to empower South Asian women to lead safe and healthy lives.

“I’ve always had a passion for women empowerment, and I bring that to all the projects and opportunities I pursue,” she says.

“My biggest focus right now is the new Women who win # Dreamcatchers platform where we showcase dreams, passions & life lessons of a women’s journey on our website, and on multiple social media platforms. And this initiative keeps me stay motivated each and every day.”

One can join this vibrant global group of women around the world to share stories and discuss prominent and relevant women’s topics on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and website


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