The success of a collective group, be it a small family or a nation of many millions, can be directly drawn from the prosperity and happiness of women in their fold. Sage Visvamitra, is also the giver of the divine Gayatri Mantra, a hymn to the Goddess Gayatri who protects and showers prosperity to all those who worship her. It is a hymn that millions of Hindus all over the world chant each day. In the spirit of the divine Gayatri, the Visvamitra International Award for Women Entrepreneurship will honour women who are living symbols of protection and prosperity to those who depend on them.
Dr. Maria Grazia Micieli is a biologist specialized in pathology. She has 30 years of experience in the environmental field and has put her skills and qualities at the disposal of various local authorities in Syracuse engaged in the chemical monitoring of water and air. Since 2002, she has been the administrator for several companies operating in the field of chemical and microbiological analysis. Member of the National Council of the Order of Biologists and President of the Italian Society of Applied Biology Association”, she is currently CEO of the PQA s.r.l. Analysis Centre founded in 2008, an environmental analysis laboratory accredited by Accredia.