Every success story that we know of, is always so unique and there is so much that we can learn from them, was the apt ethos of the final session of the year, under the able and highly successful President, Diya Jaiswal. Three individually successful businesswomen, at the top of their game shared their individual journeys and learnings with us and provided us food for thought about what we could adapt into our lives and workspaces.
Someone who leaves a sparkle wherever she goes and a beautiful human being was how LSG President, Diya Jaiswal introduced the speaker of the day on a bright Sunday morning, Genelia Deshmukh. Chirpy, bubbly, cute, versatile, vibrant and vivacious are just some of the other happy words that come to mind when one thinks of Genelia, known for her versatile acting skills, multi award winner, mother of two and wife of a celebrity.
The Happiness Forum at the Ladies Study Group is conscious of bringing varied and interactive sessions to its members to keep their happiness quotient high in these testing times.
The Ladies Study Group hosted a very powerful program with the female stalwarts of Indian politics Ms. Supriya Sule, Ms. Sushmita Dev and Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi in conversation with the award winning journalist, Mr. Shekhar Gupta. The President, Diya Jaiswal very aptly used the word powerful as a synonym for all her speakers, as each one of them is a leader and an icon and at the top of their game.
Rajat Sharma, an Indian journalist and the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV was in conversation with LSG President, Diya Jaiswal.
During these tough times, wherein almost everyone is battling the pandemic at some level or the other, LSG President, Diya Jaiswal wished all the members, strength, healing and prayers and gave us a glimpse of the rainbow ahead via the happiness forum event with the master of face yoga, Vibhuti Arora, who is the founder of the House of Beauty India, the country's first non invasive face care company.
The world as we know it, is rapidly changing, and each day brings fresh questions and new concerns. In order to answer some of these questions, the LSG President, Diya Jaiswal welcomed one of the strongest and most exceptional woman of the Indian film industry, Dia Mirza to LSG.
Amidst the steady rise of COVID cases in the country, president Diya Jaiswal got us in a celebratory mood for Baisakhi and the Bengali New Year. She welcomed the aristocratic, the ever graceful and ever charming Padma Bhusan awardee, Sharmila Tagore, to share her journey of life ..her safar with all of us.
The festive month of April began with a bang, with the president of LSG, Diya Jaiswal promising us a very exciting time ahead and wishing everyone a Shubho Navovarsho. She welcomed the magnificent trio of Shankar,Ehsaan and Loy with her usual charm, congratulating them on completing 25 years of a fabulous body of work.
The 2020 LSG Annual Award Ceremony, was inaugurated by President Diya Jaiswal. On this very special occasion, LSG honoured and supported the outstanding initiative, and the selfless dedication of charitable institutions and non-government organizations, working towards uplifting the underprivileged sections of society. This year’s theme was recognition of exemplary work done towards the welfare of women and children in exceptionally challenging times.
The Trailblazers 2021- Arman Sood; Raghav Chandra; Masumeh Makhija; Nikita Gill and Parmita Sarma were in conversation with President LSG, Diya Jaiswal.
Embracing the New Normal is the only way forward and the Ladies Study Group Plus Happiness Forum has worked hard to optimise every opportunity to do this for our members. While masking up and social distancing remains the norm, physical outings in restricted numbers to heritage museums like Ghare Baire has proved to be the perfect blend of balancing health, learning, and camaraderie.