ELLE Impact: A Big Step For Women, A Giant Leap For Womenkind


The first edition of ELLE Impact kicked off a pioneering and inspirational ELLE International editorial property in India with a series of insightful conversations with stalwarts across industries, creating opportunities to share stories and networking possibilities. ELLE Impact aims to raise their voices, create a forum for conversation, and dialogue. This month-long celebration of Women’s Day featured the publishing of covers depicting notable women from several fields to highlight and honour trailblazers in a range of industries, including finance, art, athletics, literature, journalism, and more.

Panel Discussions

The ELLE Impact Lifestyle, Wellness, and Finance Panel: Navigating Gender Challenges

Moderated by ELLE India’s Beauty Editor Kannagi Anaggh Desai, this featured talent from the health and wellness sectors, including celebrity Pilates instructor, co-founder of The Pilates Studio, Namrata Purohit, actor and yoga instructor Vidya Malavade and popular finance digital content creator Anushka Rathod. Each of these women offered insights into their fields of work, exposed the fallacies of gender inequalities and discussed the preconceived notions about gender roles they faced. The discussion was a peek into the lives of these successful women, the grit and grunt work they’ve put in and the bouquets and brickbats they had to deal with on their respective journeys.

The ELLE Impact Panel: Celebrating Women Who Are Breaking Barriers

The second panel discussion had an elaborate line up featuring powerful women who have left an indelible mark in their fields. The panel celebrated ‘Women Who Are Breaking Barriers’ and was moderated by ELLE India’s Editor-In-Chief Ainee Nizami Ahmedi. The featured names include actress, author, and film  producer Tisca Chopra, who has appeared in over 45 feature films; Priti Rathi Gupta, founder of LXME; bestselling author of Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh, Shrayana Bhattacharya, social media star and Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy; and director, writer, and producer Tahira Kashyap, ace designer Neeta Lulla, co-founder of MyMuse Anushka Gupta, social media content creator Mira Rajput Kapoor, and OTT icon Rasika Dugal. This impressive line up lent itself to interesting discussions spanning work, gender barriers, the support women have and the changes we seek.

ELLE Impact aims to usher in conversations and bring about change. Stay tuned for the next edition.

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