To mark its First anniversary, CWEHUB has announced CWE UP Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards for 2019.

This will be a flagship program wherein every year we will felicitate wonderful women who are doing amazing work and running their ventures successfully.

These awards intend to encourage and acknowledge the Entrepreneurial Spirit and positive impact of Women Entrepreneurs from the state of UttarPradesh.


The endeavor is to felicitate the agents of change across genres and categories and paint a resplendent picture of female excellence.

  • Agriculture
  • Art/ Culture/Sport
  • Community development
  • Consulting Services (Business, Sales, Finance, HR etc)
  • E Commerce
  • Education
  • Education & Skill Development
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Fashion & Beauty
  • Food
  • Handicrafts/ Textile
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Retail
  • Rural Woman entrepreneur
  • Science & technology
  • Social Innovation/ Impact/ NGO



CWEHUB, will evaluate the entries after the closing date and would share with the jury members. If the Nomination is incomplete, we reserve the right to cancel the entry. So please ensure to complete all the questions.

All nominees will receive notification of the success of their entry into the shortlist by email before 10th Dec’19.


A Woman is eligible to nominate for CWE UP Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards only if: :

  • The business is registered in UP.
  • You are a Founder, Co-Founder, Director, Partner, Proprietor or holds 51% stake in the Company

What are CWE UP Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards?

This is the Initiative to put the spotlight on the exemplary business women of Uttar Pradesh Reward and felicitation is key in motivating people to keep up the good work and contribute in the economic growth of the state and society. These awards intend to encourage and acknowledge the entrepreneurial spirit and positive impact of women entrepreneurs from the state of Uttar Pradesh


  • 22nd Oct – Announcement of Awards
  • 23rd Nov– Closing of Nominations
  • 14th Dec- Winners announced for the CWE Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards

Frequently asked Questions

Q1. I do not have a business, but have an idea for setting up a business, can I apply?

A. Currently the CWE UP IWE Awards are for Women entrepreneurs who have existing business(es).

Q2. Is there a charge to apply for the awards?

A. Our awards are free to enter.

Q3. Will I have to travel to Lucknow during the selection process?

A. You might have to travel to Lucknow if your application gets selected for award.

Q4. What happens if I get selected for CWE UP IWE Awards 2019?

A. If you get selected for CWE UP IWE Awards 2019, you will be required to travel to Lucknow for the felicitation ceremony.

Q5. I have registered my company outside of UP , but have operations in UP, am I eligible to apply?

A. No, you are only eligible to apply if your Company is registered in UP.

Q6. I am unable to submit the application form, what should I do?

A. Please write to  awards@cwehub.com with your queries!

Q7. Can I nominate myself in many categories?

A. You can nominate yourself only in maximum 2 categories.

Q8. Is it only self nomination or anyone can nominate me?

A. You can nominate yourself or someone else can nominate you.

Q9. By mistake I have done some errors on my nomination form (e.g. wrong category, wrong phone number, incorrect email address, wrong details) so what do I do now?

A. If you have made a mistake on your nomination form, please contact us as soon as possible via  awards@cwehub.com

Q10. When and where is the award’s ceremony?

A. The CWE UP IWE Awards will be taking place on 14th December’2019 at a prestigious venue in Lucknow.

Q11. How can I keep up to date?

A. if you have been nominated, you will receive emails from CWEHUB, detailing what’s happening next and whether you have been shortlisted or not. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin for updates and more.  


A. Get in touch with your query via  awards@cwehub.com

Being nominated for an award

What are judges looking for?

Meet the Jury


Runa Banerjee

Co-founder of the Self Employed Women's Association, Social Worker,

Padma Shri Awardee,India


Krithika Ram

Program Director, WEConnect International, India


Nikhil Agarwal,

CEO-FIRST, IIT Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh, India


Roshni Baronia

Go-Global Strategist | Speaker | Helping Women Entrepreneurs Scale Their Success,India


Charu Mehrotra

Founder Womenlines



Tripti Shinghal

Success Coach for SMEs & MSMEs and Women led Businesses! , Delhi, India


Devika Majumder

Wall Street Journal featured Serial Entrepreneur TED Speaker| Founder, WEFORSHE FUND,India


Anisha Singh

Founding Partner at She Capital

(Founder and Ex CEO mydala.com), India


Dr. Rupaly Srivastava

M.D of Radius Joint Surgery Hospital,India


Manjari Mishra

Founder, Shilp Manjari


CWE UP Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards

If you are a freelancer or you working from home or Founder or Co Founder or Director, and you are doing amazing work and living your dreams

for the work you are passionate about, so you need to fill this and nominate yourself for the CWE UP Iconic Women Entrepreneur Awards