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Celebrating Women’s Day at Neolacta – Empowering Stories

Celebrating Women’s Day at Neolacta – Empowering Stories

As we embrace Women’s Day in 2024, Neolacta stands at the forefront of celebrating the tapestry of empowerment and diversity woven by the incredible women who contribute to the heartbeat of our organization. This year’s celebration is more than a mere acknowledgment; it is a testament to the ongoing commitment to fostering a workplace where every woman feels valued, supported, and empowered.

Sunil Kumar, our esteemed Country General Manager, sets the tone as he reflects on the transformative journey Neolacta has undertaken to champion gender diversity. His insights not only underscore our collective achievements but also highlight the importance of an inclusive environment in driving innovation and success. 

Sunil Kumar, Country General Manager

“As we commemorate International Women’s Day, I am filled with pride and gratitude to share the incredible journey we’ve embarked upon at Neolacta in fostering gender diversity and empowering women in the workplace. When I joined Neolacta as the Country General Manager, it was clear to me that we needed to take meaningful steps to bridge the gender gap and create an inclusive environment.

One of our key initiatives has been to actively invest in and hire a more diverse and talented workforce, with a special focus on women. We believe that a diverse team not only brings a wealth of perspectives but also drives innovation and success. I am thrilled to report that since my tenure began, we have seen a significant increase in the number of women joining our Neolacta family.

But our commitment doesn’t stop there. Recognizing the importance of representation at all levels, I am dedicated to fostering the growth of women leaders within our organization. We are working towards creating a leadership pipeline that provides equal opportunities for professional development, mentorship, and career advancement for our talented women employees.

Gender diversity is not just a checkbox for us; it’s an integral part of our company culture and values. Today, on Women’s Day, I want to extend my deepest appreciation to all the incredible women at Neolacta who contribute their skills, passion, and dedication every day. Your presence makes us stronger, more innovative, and a truly inclusive workplace.

Let’s continue to break barriers, challenge norms, and empower each other. Happy Women’s Day to the amazing women at Neolacta and around the world! Together, we’re building a brighter and more inclusive future”

Today, we share the stories of some remarkable women at Neolacta, each a testament to the strides we’ve made and the path we continue to tread.

  • Dr. Harini Manjunath, Chief Scientific Officer 

“As Chief Scientific Officer, managing the demands of parenthood alongside my professional responsibilities is a source of great fulfillment. I am deeply grateful to Neolacta for their invaluable support, which enables me to navigate the complexities of both worlds with confidence. Their dedication to providing optimal nutrition for preterm infants resonates deeply with my scientific ethos, and I am proud to contribute to their mission wholeheartedly.”

  • Divya M, Key Account Manager

“Pharma has long been dominated by men, especially in roles like Key Account Managers, where the majority were men handling travel and doctor meetings. The organization recognized the need for change, aiming to break the norm. As part of this experiment, I, too, find it both challenging and interesting to embrace something new. This Women’s Day, it’s rewarding to contribute to this step towards diversity and witness the positive changes taking shape.” 

  • Sofia P Zachariah , Technical Manager NPD & QA

This Women’s Day fills my heart with joy as I celebrate the profound journey of being a proud adoptive mother to a delightful little girl. The experience of adoption has heightened my understanding of the vital significance of human milk and its invaluable role in nurturing a baby’s well-being. In my association with NeoLacta, the company has proven to be an unwavering source of support, offering the precious gift of human milk.

Beyond this, NeoLacta has exhibited exceptional understanding and support, enabling me to maintain a harmonious work-life balance. Their provision of flexible work hours and remote work options has been instrumental, affording me the precious opportunity to spend quality time with my cherished baby. This Women’s Day, I am profoundly grateful for the supportive environment that NeoLacta has cultivated, contributing to the well-being of both mothers and their little ones.”

  • Dr. Shruti Jain, Certified Lactation Consultant, Childbirth Educator, and Program Manager

” As a lactation consultant, I feel fortunate to work with many moms, each with their own stories from various walks of life. Some generously donate their excess milk, while others, with tears in their eyes, seek human milk-derived nutrition for their preterm babies in NICUs. Bridging this gap feels like a fortunate opportunity, and I find empowerment in offering free lactation consultations to breastfeeding moms and providing support for pre and postnatal care.” 

  • Aveta Thampatty, Digital Marketing Manager

“Balancing work and motherhood brings me immense satisfaction. After returning from a maternity break, I set out to find a new job with a clear determination to join a workplace that understands and supports motherhood. Thankfully, I discovered Neolacta, a company in the infant nutrition sector, specializing in human milk-based nutrition. Here, I’ve been fortunate to receive flexible work arrangements and excellent lactation support from my colleagues , including guidance on postnatal matters. The company’s vision to nurture preterm babies with human milk nutrition aligns perfectly with my goals as a mom”

Empowering the Future Together 

As we conclude this reflection on Women’s Day at Neolacta, we celebrate the strength, resilience, and accomplishments of the amazing women within our organization. Our collective journey towards inclusivity is a continuous one, and the voices shared today are a testament to the strides we’ve made and the path that lies ahead. We extend our deepest gratitude to every woman at Neolacta for their dedication, passion, and unwavering contributions. Together, we are not just building a company; we are shaping a brighter and more inclusive future—one empowered woman at a time. Happy Women’s Day to the extraordinary women at Neolacta and around the world!

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