Delhi, 26th July 2023 - The highly anticipated Annual Meet of Ear to Hear, a prominent social cause dedicated to empowering and supporting women across India, was hosted to celebrate the achievements of over 5,000 women hailing from 18 states. The event took place at the esteemed India International Centre in New Delhi on July 26th, receiving resounding success and fostering a sense of unity and empowerment among all attendees.
The event was inaugurated by Richa Mehta, the esteemed founder of Ear to Hear, who extended her heartfelt congratulations to all deserving designation holders. The atmosphere was infused with pride and joy as attendees united in singing the National Anthem, symbolizing unity, followed by a Shree Ram Chanting that brought about tranquility and harmony among the audience.
Esteemed personalities from various domains, including politics, education, entertainment, and social work, graced the event. Mr. Brijesh Goyal, a prominent member of the AAP political party, illuminated the occasion with the lamp lighting ceremony. Indian actor Armaan Tahil added charm to the event, inspiring women with his words.
Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments, Ear to Hear presented the Women Achievers Honor and Leadership Awards, honoring exceptional women who have made significant impacts in their respective fields.
The Annual Meet featured an appreciation gesture as designation holders were felicitated with tokens of trophy appreciation. Adding a creative dimension, the event showcased a captivating skit performance by talented students from Delhi University. The skit revolved around women's empowerment and social issues, leaving the audience both entertained and thought-provoked.
Ear to Hear expressed gratitude to its partners:
Ram Rattan Group (Supporting partner)
Benson Trophies and Awards (Associate partner)
House of Aesthetics (Wellness partner)
Community Partners - World Sikh Chamber of Commerce (WSCC), We Together, and Social Truffle
Gift Partners - Sirona, Cornitos, Clovia, Power Gummies, Mithas Ghar Ki, Ribbons and Feathers
Media Partners - India Today, ABP News, Times of India, The Health Site, Stay Featured, Only My Health, The She He Stories, Beauty the Best, Her Zindagi, Youth News Online, The Red Velvet Column, Navdrishti Times, Life Sanjeevani, and Vanshdhara.
Photography Partners - Youth News Online and Rohit Kundra Photography
Exclusive broadcast partner, Enrich TV, will broadcast the entire event.
About Ear to Hear:
Ear to Hear is a dedicated social initiative that empowers and supports women across India. Through various initiatives, Ear to Hear aims to create a positive impact on women's lives, inspiring them to lead with confidence, compassion, and strength. The initiative focuses on women's mental health awareness.
Testimonials from the Event
Dr. Prachi Beriwala, regional leader of Bangalore, said, "Attending the 2nd Annual Meet & Leadership Award at IIC, Delhi, was a great experience. Ear to Hear is an organization close to my heart, and I wish them more recognition. Let our team grow and change lives."
Geeta Ahuja, the regional leader of Delhi at Ear To Hear, expressed, "The annual meetup is one of the most awaited events at the organization, and this year surely lived up to its name!"
Poonam Upadhyay, Regional Leader, Maharashtra, shared, "It was such a fantastic experience to have so many designation holders from different parts of the country come together and celebrate this special day."
Madhu Sharma, Regional Leader of Ear to Hear from Bhopal, added, "The event was a great success."
"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. Let's come together to break the stigma related to mental health," stated a testimonial by Dr Pooja Joshi, Regional Leader Gujarat
Q&A from Event Partners
Dr. Neha Khurrana - Founder, House of Aesthetics - Wellness Partner for Ear To Hear Event on 26th July 2023
When asked about the inspiration behind supporting the Ear to Hear event and the importance of raising awareness about mental health, Dr. Neha Khurrana said, "At House of Aesthetics, we strongly believe in the well-being of our clients, not just on the surface but from within. Mental health plays a vital role in overall wellness, and it is essential to address this aspect with the same dedication as we do for physical health."
Regarding the alignment of her company's values with the event's mission, Dr. Khurrana explained, "House of Aesthetics is built on the foundation of holistic care, where we treat individuals as a whole, considering their mental, emotional, and physical well-being. By supporting the Ear to Hear event, we reaffirm our commitment to promoting mental health awareness and destigmatizing mental health challenges."
On the role of companies in promoting social causes, Dr. Khurrana stated, "Companies have a significant role in promoting social causes as they can leverage their platforms and resources to reach a wider audience and drive positive change. At House of Aesthetics, we view our responsibility to the community as a crucial part of our identity."
Dr. Khurrana shared her plans for continued support for mental health initiatives, saying, "Our commitment to mental health advocacy extends beyond one-time events. At House of Aesthetics, we deeply understand the profound connection between mental health and skin health."
In her concluding remarks, Dr. Khurrana praised Richa Mehta and the Ear to Hear initiative, saying, "We applaud Richa Mehta for her incredible dedication to creating Ear to Hear, an initiative that empowers women to share their mental health experiences and embrace their vulnerabilities. Her commitment to fostering a safe and compassionate space for conversations about mental health is commendable."
Supporting Partner - Ram Rattan Group
Ram Rattan Group representatives expressed their inspiration for supporting the Ear to Hear event, stating, "As a company, we firmly believe in the power of collective efforts to make a positive impact on society, and the 'Ear to Hear' event serves as a remarkable platform to advocate for mental health awareness."
Regarding the alignment of their company's values with the event's mission, they expressed pride, "As a company, Ram Rattan Group is delighted to see how our core values and the mission of the 'Ear to Hear' event align perfectly."
The representatives emphasized their belief in creating a safe and supportive environment, saying, "At Ram Rattan Group, we firmly believe that every woman who is a part of our organization feels safe, happy, and valued in both her professional and personal life."
Gifting Partner - Sirona
Sirona representatives explained their motivation for supporting the Ear to Hear event, stating, "Sirona is focused on solving unaddressed period, intimate, and toilet hygiene issues for women. We strongly believe in working towards a cause, and this event was the right pick to raise awareness about mental health."
Regarding the alignment of their company's values with the event's mission, they emphasized sustainable practices, "Sirona believes in sustainable menstrual practices and has sold over 20 lakh+ menstrual cups, environmentally friendly period products."
The representatives discussed the role of companies in promoting social causes, "Companies can play a significant role in promoting social causes by using their resources, influence, and platforms to raise awareness, drive positive change, and contribute to a better society."
In conclusion, the representatives commended Richa Mehta and the Ear to Hear initiative, stating, "Kudos to Richa Mehta for her exceptional initiative, 'Ear to Hear.' Her dedication to organizing a mental health awareness event is commendable. By providing a platform for open conversations and support, Richa is making a positive impact on people's lives."