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Ishita Manjrekar bagged ‘Young Member Award For Professional Achievement’ in Milwaukee, USA

Ms. Ishita Manjrekar, Director of Technology, Sunanda Global, became the pride of India once she bagged the distinguished ‘’Young Member Award for Professional Achievement” in Milwaukee city, USA.

The top honour by American Concrete Institute (ACI) was bestowed at the Concrete Convention and Exposition to recognize Ishita’s exemplary action, groundbreaking analysis, and repair to ACI and the concrete trade.


The international committee took positive note of her outstanding service to advance the unfolding of concrete information at the India Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ICACI) and numerous national and international platforms; her vast contribution to the advancement of property and sturdy construction through the employment of innovative construction chemical aids; and she concentrates on mentoring students to pursue analysis and careers within the field of engineering science.

Ms. Ishita Manjrekar noted, “I am very honoured and humbled by this award and excited by what it means for the country. 

The world has taken notice of the Indian construction industry. I want to dedicate this recognition to the entire team of talent that I work with at Sunanda Chemicals. 

It is truly an honour to work with this group of achievers.

And secondly, this award belongs to all the young women in the construction industry.

I would like them to know that their contribution and commitment to the profession are  valued, and I hope this encourages more women to take up engineering as a career.”

For the past 9 years, Ishita has been Director of Technology at Sunanda Global, Mumbai, a well-known construction chemicals company whose operations extend from India to middle-east Asian countries – UAE, Oman, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the USA.

Ishita’s analysis interests embody corrosion, admixtures, and protecting coatings. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India, in 2005 and her MS in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Troy, New York, in 2007.