The United States of America and the Republic of India are proud to leads the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India on 28-30 November 2017. This year’s Summit highlighted the theme Women First, Prosperity for All, and will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. GES ended last day but the problems are going to end in India with female Entrepreneurs. Such types of the international seminar are not the solution for changing the mentality of society about women, much more steps we to take in the favour of women entrepreneurs.
About GES Global Entrepreneurship Summit
GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, innovate, and find their target customers creating new goods and services that will transform societies.
As men, we need to recognise barriers women face – like access to credit, the digital divide & certain stigmas that lock them out of the marketplace: @USAIDMarkGreen at #GES2017 pic.twitter.com/82fKatqIzY
— NITI Aayog (@NITIAayog) November 30, 2017
The panel features speakers who are opening doors for women entrepreneurs in their countries and communities. The session will highlight entrepreneurs whose businesses provide women with opportunities to grow and lead, and who are outstanding mentors to women and women-led organizations.
Giving examples of historical characters like Rani Lakshmibai and Ahilyabai Holkar, Modi said that the “power to think differently and ahead of the time for the betterment of mankind is what sets entrepreneurs apart.”