Young achievers honoured by Stars of North East

Journalism Award
The Art of Devotion and Patience
Mahenoor Jahan

Armeen Shahneela, Flying Officer, Indian Air Force, Salma Hussain, human rights worker and Anjim Sabiha, research scholar, Jamia Millia Islamia University Delhi at the “Star Talk Seven” event held at Burnihat

Guwahati: Three young achievers  -all girls and path breakers were felicitated at the “Star Talk Seven” event organised at the Goat Research Station Auditorium at Burnihat last month. Anjim and Armeen received the “Star Role Model Award” given by the Unity Education Foundation, Guwahati. They were also presented gifts by the University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM). Anjim Sabiha and Armeen Shahneela, sisters from Puronigudam Assam are both top achievers in their respective fields.
Anjim Sabiha is pursuing her PhD from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, and has been selected for presentation of a research paper titled “Women Empowerment through Microfinance in Assam” at the  International Conference on “Empowering Women: Fostering Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability” to be held in Delhi on 16-17 July. Her sister Armeen Shahneela, an alumnus of Jorhat Engineering College Assam, was commissioned as a Flying Officer of Indian Air Force at the Investiture programme at Hyderabad Air Force Academy where she was commissioned by Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff on Dec 6, 2017. And the third star Salma Hussain, a youngster from Sontoli Village in Kamrup Rural District of Assam, has been selected for the Andi Leadership Institute Programme 2018 for Young Women Peace Builders. One among only eight young women selected from all over the world and only one from India, Salma will undergo training from August 5 to18, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Salma plans to meet important human rights workers to gather ideas for implementing her dream project of adopting a village in Assam and make it a model abode of peace.