#Sashakti Samman: Women in Cloud and Veeam India Collaborate to Empower Women Leaders in Defense Tech and Government Organizations

Top Quote "Leading the Front, Breaking Barriers - The Role of Women in Shaping the Future of Defense Technology.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 08, 2023 - Women in Cloud, in collaboration with Veeam® Software India, a leader in Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery is thrilled to unveil the #SashaktiSamman campaign, powered by TechObserver and supported by Veeam's Women in Green and Women in Cloud initiatives. Through #SashaktiSamman, we seek to recognize and honor some exceptional women leaders who have seamlessly integrated technology into the defense sector, ensuring data security, resilience, and innovation.

    "As a leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, Veeam is proud to support the #SashaktiSamman campaign, celebrating the achievements of these remarkable women who are making a significant impact on India's technological advancement and national security" added Nisha Tijare, Head of Inside Sales at Veeam India and SAARC .

    This groundbreaking campaign aims to celebrate and showcase the inspiring journeys and stories of women who have shattered barriers in the field of technology and made significant contributions to the defense forces and government agencies. The campaign highlights the pivotal role of these women in shaping the future of technology and their vital contributions to creating a progressive and decisive India. Their remarkable achievements exemplify the power of tenacity and serve as an inspiration for others, fostering a more inclusive and empowered future for women in technology and defense.

    "We are immensely proud to join forces with Veeam India to launch the Sashakti Samman campaign" said Chaitra Vedullapalli, President of Women in Cloud. "This campaign aligns perfectly with our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and reflects Veeam's leadership in data protection and combating ransomware attacks. Just as Veeam leads the front in data protection and ransomware mitigation, these women leaders are at the forefront of implementing their technological prowess in the first line of defense for the Indian Armed Forces."

    As the movement gathers steam, we extend an invitation to all, to unite with us in commemorating these pioneering women who are at the forefront, spearheading India's technological progress and safeguarding its national security.

    • Wing Commander Meenakshi Shrivastava, Indian Air Force
    • Wing Commander Kanupriya Karki, Indian Air Force
    • Squadron Leader Nupur Jain, Indian Air Force
    • Squadron Leader Deepti Goswami (Retd) Indian Air Force
    • Major Isleen Kaur, Indian Army
    • Lt Cdr Tavishi Singh, WBD, Indian Navy
    • Smt. Nisha Tijare, Head IS - India & SAARC, Veeam

    Key Benefits and Objectives of #SashaktiSamman:
    1. Role Model Spotlight Campaign: The campaign positions in highlighting role models in the Defense sector and inspiring women to leadership roles to drive data protection and security.
    2. Invitation to all channel companies to join #SashaktiSamman campaign to integrate their sustainability and DEI goals to serve defense and government entities in India, while experiencing increased brand activation, perception, and visibility in the government and defense sectors.
    3. Unlocking educational and career opportunities for women to contribute in Data Protection & Ransomware related solutions to safeguard the nation’s vital information.
    4. Participate in #empowHERaccess India Awards platform to recognize trailblazers, tech leaders, allies and mentors in the data protection and security ecosystem.

    Join us in recognizing the extraordinary accomplishments of these women leaders as we celebrate their intelligence, innovation, and invaluable contributions to India's defense and government sectors. Together, let's applaud these trendsetters who are #LeadingTheFront and breaking barriers, remodeling the future of defense technology.

    To get involved in the WIC and Veeam India initiative, individuals and organizations can visit the Women in Cloud website and pledge their support. By signing up, they will join a community of like-minded individuals who are committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem in India for cloud data management.

    About Women in Cloud
    About Women In Cloud: WIC is a community-led economic development organization taking collective action to generate $1B in net new economic access for women entrepreneurs and professionals by 2030 through global partnerships with corporations, community leaders, and policy makers. All the stakeholders are united by the ESG and UN Sustainable Development Goals driven by job creation, diversity and inclusion, technology innovation and sustainability, and providing women a powerful platform to accelerate as industry leaders. For more information, visit

    About Veeam Software
    Veeam provides organizations with resiliency through data security, data recovery and data freedom for their hybrid cloud. The Veeam Data Platform delivers a single solution for Cloud, Virtual, Physical, SaaS and Kubernetes environments that give businesses peace of mind their apps and data are protected and always available so that they can keep their businesses running. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam protects over 450,000 customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 72% of the Global 2,000. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 35,000+ technology partners, resellers, service providers, and alliance partners. To learn more, visit or follow Veeam on LinkedIn ( @ ) veeam-software and Twitter ( @ ) veeam dot

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