29 October 2019

Priyanka Shaw, Sales Officer, Indian Oil Corporation, Wins WINLPG Young Woman of the Year Award

Paris, 29th October 2019

The Women in LPG Global Network (WINLPG) is an initiative that was launched in 2014 by the World LPG Association (WLPGA). Recognising the need to promote women, and young talent, in the LPG industry the WLPGA created WINLPG as a platform to meet, connect, exchange and learn. The network has over 2,000 members and has six active national chapters in the USA, Nigeria, South Africa, Myanmar, India and Colombia.

The prestigious Young Woman of the Year Award was launched in 2019 to the to recognise women under the age of 30 who have made a contribution to the LPG industry or who demonstrate significant motivation.

This year’s award goes to Priyanka Shaw, Field Officer at Indian Oil Corporation.

Ms Shaw commented
“I am grateful to be a recipient of this auspicious award. I thank my parents who have always believed in me. No work can be accomplished without a team effort and I thank Indian Oil family to give me an opportunity to demonstrate and experiment new ideas in the field. I believe every woman deserves to be the Woman of The Year, we just need to believe in ourselves and dedicate our lives for the betterment of our society. Self- development with hard work, honesty and passion will help us touch the sky with a glory.”

The runners up are Sophia Haywood, Public Affairs Manager, Liquid Gas UK; and Stephanie Hennen, Trade Show Coordinator, Marshall Excelsior Company, USA.

There is also a Woman of the Year Award to recognise women who have made an important contribution to the LPG industry or who demonstrate signification motivation or to the cause of diversity, and who has enjoyed unparalleled career success. The awards were made during the World LPG Forum in Amsterdam and the WINLPG team would like to warmly congratulate Priyanka, as well as Sophia and Stephanie, on their achievement and wish them continued success.

The World LPG Association (WLPGA) is the authoritative voice for the global LPG industry representing the full LPG value chain. The primary goal of the association is to add value to the sector by driving premium demand for LPG, while also promoting compliance to good business and safety practice. With over 300 members in 125 countries, the association brings together private and public companies involved in one, several or all activities of the industry, develops long-term partnerships with international organisations and implements projects on local and global scales. The Association was established in 1987 and granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1989.

Alison Abbott,
WINLPG Global Manager