BOSTON—Dr. Manju Sheth, MD and Mandy Pant this year are joined by Hufrish Sirohi to present the 20th Anniversary Woman of the Year Awards gala on Friday at Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, MA.
Dr. Sheth, director of the Woman of the Year Awards Gala, will also serve as hostess of the evening. Ms. Pant and Ms. Sirohi will conduct the evening and awards processes as Masters of Ceremonies.
“We’re very excited that Life Sciences IT Executive Hufrish Sirohi has joined our team this year,” said Dr. Sheth. It is also such a privilege and joy to work with Mandy Pant again. This year’s gala also marks the 20th anniversary of this flagship event produced annually by INDIA New England News. We’re looking forward to honoring 10 Outstanding Women and to welcoming you.”
Dr. Sheth is a Board-Certified Internist with keen interest in women’s health. She works at Harvard Vanguard/ Atrius Health. She was voted in the 150 ‘Women of Influence’ by YW of Boston in 2016. Dr. Sheth served as president of Indian Medical Association of New England in 2013. She has been a big advocate for empowerment of women and has been voted Woman of the year in 2011.
She has served on the Board of ATASK and as as Chairperson of Advisory Board of Saheli. Dr Sheth also serves on the DEI steering committee at Atrius Health. Dr. Sheth is the creator and host of the popular “Chai with Manju” celebrity interview series.
In addition, Dr. Sheth is president of INE Multimedia, Women Who Win, and creator of Chai with Manju, New England Choice Awards and director of Woman of the Year.
Ms. Pant is a Lead Technologist in the Design Engineering Group at Intel. Prior to this, she was the Director of Intel’s Corporate Research Council, a body that works with leading academic researchers worldwide and senior technical leaders at Intel to seed and drive research efforts in areas of strategic importance to Intel in particular and the computing industry in general. Before this, as Intel’s lead technologist in the area of power delivery and power management, she investigated and drove several issues in the power space, particularly on-chip power delivery issues, power management and power reduction on the Intel next generation high volume server microprocessors. She has led Intel’s die power delivery company wide synergy efforts and recently driven Intel’s power delivery Roadmap program. Further, she has also been a key player in driving and deploying Intel’s internal innovation programs.
She has published 20+ technical papers in prestigious VLSI conferences and journals, has 3 issued patents and 5 pending patents.
Ms. Pant received her Bachelors (B.Tech) in Computer Science and Engineering from I.I.T Kharagpur, India, a Masters (MS) in Electrical Engineering and a Doctorate (PhD) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. She joined Intel in 2001 as part of the Alpha team acquisition from Compaq Computer Corporation where she worked since graduating in 2000. She is a proud Mom to two daughters who grew up too quickly and are now both working towards picking up undergraduate degrees in college. Mandy additionally enjoys hitting the gym regularly, dancing, reading, doing yoga and spending quality time with her husband.
Ms. Sirohi is the Executive Director of IT at MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. With over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, she is a proven technology leader who is passionate about people, safety, quality, compliance, and sustainability. Her team is responsible for IT systems used in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality across 60 sites and 70+ distribution centers globally.
Ms. Sirohi is dedicated to ensuring that the company brings the best value to their customers around the world and has a track record of partnering with the business to deliver benefits and drive large global transformational initiatives.
She is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion, and has played an active role in mentoring women in technology & a board member of several Employee Resource Groups at Merck. In her free time, Ms. Sirohi enjoys dancing, hiking and board games.