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IIM Bangalore to host Women Entrepreneurship Summit on December 10-11

Posted on 09 Dec 2021
20:45 PM
The summit will be attended leading experts and entrepreneurs from across the world coming together to foster learning, inspiration and provoke conversations on entrepreneurship and women.

The summit will be attended leading experts and entrepreneurs from across the world coming together to foster learning, inspiration and provoke conversations on entrepreneurship and women. Image Source: Facebook

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Summary
Two days, thirty-eight speakers, infinite lessons, one event
Summit to be conducted by NSRCEL, the incubation arm of IIM Bangalore

NSRCEL, the incubation arm of IIM Bangalore, will host the Women Entrepreneurship Summit on December 10-11 for knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities for women entrepreneurs.

The two-day event will focus on key themes centred around entrepreneurship and women such as 'First-time Founder', 'Entrepreneurship as a Second Stint Post Motherhood', 'Raising Money and a Family', 'Building a Brand', 'Women in STEM', and 'Making an Impact through Small-scale Women Entrepreneurship'.

Rishikesha T. Krishnan, the director of IIM Bangalore, Sonjoy Chatterjee, chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs India, and Suresh Bhagavatula, professor of IIM Bangalore and academic director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women at NSRCEL, will address the summit.

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“India is seeing a revolution in its entrepreneurial ecosystem with digitisation, start-ups and most importantly the unparalleled success of women entrepreneurs. This is leading to improved economic growth and stability within the country. The women entrepreneurs coming from all walks of life are catalysing positive change and are becoming an inspiration for others to follow. We are confident that this two-day knowledge and experience-sharing platform will lay the foundation stone of an ecosystem where dreams of many upcoming and successful women entrepreneurs will take shape," said Anand Sri Ganesh, COO, NSRCEL.

The event will witness talks, discussions, and networking sessions. It will be aimed at finding ways to create an ecosystem conducive to the growth of women entrepreneurs.

The sessions:

· Charting your own Path: Vinita Bali, former managing director of Britannia Industries Limited

· Creating an environment to enable women entrepreneurs: Srivardhini Jha, associate professor, IIM Bangalore; Nirmala Shankaran, founder, HeyMath!; Aditi Gupta, managing partner, Menstrupedia; Naga Prakasam, partner, Acumen Fund & Resident Mentor, NSRCEL

· Lessons to my younger self: Vineeta Singh, CEO, Sugar Cosmetics

· The Ultimate Startup Survival Guide: Daymond John, founder, FUBU and Star of Shark Tank

· Shaping India’s Story: Rekha Sharma, chairperson of the National Commission for Women in India, and Kalpana Gopalan, additional chief secretary, labour and Janaspandana, public grievances

· Entrepreneurship for impact: Asha Motwani, founder, Motwani Jadeja Foundation

· Recognising entrepreneurs from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: Suresh Bhagavatula, professor, IIM Bangalore, and academic director, Goldman Sachs

There will also be a fireside chat on 'Entrepreneurship post Motherhood' with Vasanthi Srinivasan, professor, IIM Bangalore, and Sheeba Sen, co-founder at Hasten, along with dedicated sessions for networking opportunities.

NSRCEL has taken key initiatives for women entrepreneurs to spot and nurture new opportunities in business, build and grow successful ventures.

This summit will open doors of opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow in all the major industries including e-commerce, retail, apparel and design, education, F&B, information technology, logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and media to name a few.

Last updated on 09 Dec 2021
20:45 PM
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