I. Metshin: “This is an opportunity for us to say words of admiration, love and tenderness to our beautiful women”
Today, on the eve of the
International Women's Day, the results of the city competition “Woman of the
Year. Man of the Year: women's choice” were summed up at the Kazan City Hall.
The awards were presented to the winners by the Mayor of the capital of
Tatarstan Ilsur Metshin. In an informal atmosphere, the winners talked about
their achievements in various fields.
“I am sincerely glad to
welcome you here today, we are summing up the results of our competition. This
is an opportunity for us to say words of admiration, love and tenderness to our
beautiful women,”- the Mayor of Kazan addressed the winners of the contest.
The winner in the category “Woman
– Mother” became Marina Varlamova, who brings up six children: one girl and
five boys. Tatarstan Honored Artist Lilia Nizamieva was awarded in the category
“Woman-Culture and Spirituality”. She is an artist of the Tatar Youth Theater
named after G. Kariev, and also a lecturer at the Kazan State Institute of
Culture and Arts.
Dina Lavrikova, Director General
of Nefis Cosmetics, was awarded as a “Business Woman”. During the
self-isolation period, the company handed over 290 tons of humanitarian aid to
hospitals, and on the eve of 2021, presented 100 tons of its products to
employees of 23 hospitals and 166 schools in Kazan.
Kamila Akhmetgalieva, Director
of Alan+ company and manager of the Novinka restaurant, also was awarded in the
category “Business Woman”. She was one of the first businesswomen to provide
free daily meals for doctors working in the “red zone” with COVID patients.
Tatiana Kroupnova, Director of
OOO Taur Center, Suleiman Palace Hotel, won the nomination “Woman – Example of
the Year”. During the pandemic, from April to June 2020, accommodation and
meals for medical workers of the Republican Clinical Hospital working in the “red
zone” were organized at the hotel free of charge.
Olga Bagdanova, the chief
doctor of the municipal polyclinic № 7, was named a “Woman Leader”. Since the
first days of the pandemic, mobile teams have been established in the
polyclinic to provide emergency care at home, and the departments of the policlinic
have been converted into a day hospital for the rehabilitation of patients with
Alla Kopach, leading engineer
of the Department of Aircraft Production of the Kazan National Research
Technical University named after A. Tupolev, was nominated as the “Heroine of
the third age”.
Ramzia Kiyamova, PhD in Biological
Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of the Institute of Fundamental
Medicine and Biology of Kazan Federal University, was awarded in the “Woman
Scientist” category for the contribution to the development of medicine.
The winner in the category “Special
Recognition” was Irina Tsareva, an installer of radio-electronic equipment and
devices of the scientific and production association “Radioelectronika” named
after V. Shimko. Fidaniya Altynbayeva, detector operator at the KMPO plant, was
awarded in the nomination “My destiny – my profession”.
Traditionally, according to
the results of the competition, the “Man of the Year” was also awarded. In the
category “A Noble Heart Man”, the winner was Sergey Krivoshapko, deputy chief
physician of the municipal hospital №16, who heads the temporary infectious
diseases hospital for COVID patients, established in May 2020. For almost three
months, he did not leave the hospital and was in the “red zone” for 20 hours