The women awardees are: Mithila Naik-Satam (@mithilanasa), Maggie Inbamuthiah (@MaggieInbamth), Arpita Chowdhury (@Arpitapv3129), Sabita Chanda (@itsmesabita), Fathaheen Misbah (@MisbahFathaheen) and Seema Mishra (@SeemaM4).
The Covid Sheroes campaign was launched in August 2021 to recognise women across India who made exemplary contributions to relief work during the pandemic using Twitter.
Earlier this year, Twitter India in partnership with Breakthrough (@INBreakthrough) called upon the community to nominate women who made exemplary efforts towards providing support during the pandemic. These were women used Twitter to connect people to resources, amplify SOS calls and provide on-ground aid they could.
New Delhi-based Arpita Chowdhury, 20, started the #LetsFightCovidTogether initiative…