October 06: Ms. Bhavini Khakhkhar receives the prestigious “Champion of Change” Awardon 30th September 2021, Thursday at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Colaba, Mumbai, organised by Interactive Forum on Indian Economy. This award honours her for her outstanding work in the field of women empowerment and women entrepreneurs.
This nationally acclaimed award is conferred annually to felicitate the courageous champions who help towards the nation-building of an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ through sheer hard work and persistence. This year, an eminent Jury headed by the former Supreme Court Chief Justice selected the Awardees and they were conferred with the awards by the Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra His Excellency Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
Mrs. Bhavini Ilesh Khakhkharis is the co-founder and co-director of ‘ETHICARE’, a company famous for producing the finest skin-care products. She has been working alongside her husband, Mr. Ilesh Khakhkhar who is an entrepreneur, author, John Maxwell Team Certified Coach, trainer, & key-note Speaker. After two decades of experience in the field of cosmetology and dermatology production, she has successfully launched her own brand, ‘Lely’s’ – a company producing premium beauty and skincare products. In addition to a successful brand launch, her company ‘Lely’s’ has also been named the most promising beauty brand of 2021 and has received the ‘International Glory Awards’ and the 2021 ‘India Inspirational Women Awards’.
Ms. Bhvaini Khakhkhar is an inspiring woman who is passionate about her work and is focused on fulfilling her goals. Today, as a successful brand owner, she runs an eCommerce company named EMEGAMART, associated with more than 500 bloggers and influencers and 5 lakhs+ happy customers. Speaking about this award and her passion forwomen’s empowerment, Ms. Bhavini said that ‘Success for me is a matter of defying expectations, overcoming the odds, and creating more opportunities for women to succeed where they might not otherwise exist.’
Feeling extremely honoured for this recognition, she added that she was indeed fortunate to share this award along with notable personalities like Actress Dia Mirza, Actor Jackie Shroff, Singer Palak Muchhal, Singer Udit Narayan, Dilip Walse Patil – Home Minister Maharashtra State, Nana Patole – President Congress Committee, Satyajit Bhattacharya – Paani Foundation, Motilal Oswal, Shantilal Muttha, Sindhu Tai Sakpal- all who have done remarkable work in various fields to promote courage, social welfare, development, and uplifting of the society, and especially women empowerment.
Leading through example, Ms. Bhvaini Khakhkhar’s team consists of an equal number of men and women, encouraging her female team members to keep their eye on their goals despite obstacles, and motivating the male team members to boost their wives, sisters, and mothers in leadership roles.She states firmly that ‘Age is just a number. It is possible for women at any age to do amazing things if they think big and take action.
Sharing her future plans, she said that they aspire to become the one-stop beauty and wellness destination that gives people access to a comprehensive range of Health, Wellness, Homecare, Skincare, Haircare, Personal Grooming, Fragrances, and Makeup products.