All-India road show on womena��s economic empowerment

  • TiE Global to conduct workshop in Warangal

Hyderabad/Warangal:A�TiE Global (TiE Inc.) has announced the launch of A�the a�?Alla�?India Road Show on Womena��s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship,a�? a new programme to unleash value creation amongst aspiring young women in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India. The initiative has received funding support from the US Mission inA�India, US DepartmentA�of State.

Commenting on the Project,A�Ms. Seema Chaturvedi, Chairwoman of Project AIRSWEEE and a former member of TiE Globala�� s Board of Trustees, noted, a�?Empowering potential women entrepreneurs is a great way to boost economic growth.A� A programme that promotes an entrepreneurial mindset by providing women with the knowledge and tools of an entrepreneurial possibility can unleash dreams of growth and value creation with a very significant multiplier effect. It can teach women to stay in their environments and improve them from within by seeing problems as opportunities to create successful entrepreneurialA�A� solutions.a�? A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A� A�A�A�

Under Project AIRSWEE, TiE Global will conduct 5 workshops in 5 cities inA�India, which includeA�CoimbatoreA�(Tamil Nadu),A�WarangalA�(Telangana), Jaipur (Rajasthan),A�NagpurA�A� (Maharashtra) and DurgapurA�(West Bengal).The programme will enroll 25 aspiring womenA�A�A� entrepreneurs in each city, selected through a rigorous screening process. These 125 mentees will then be introduced toA�IndiaA�and US-based mentors, who will guide the participants on various aspects of Entrepreneurship. After these workshops, 5 participants from each city will receive intensive mentoring for an additional 6 months to develop some of their ideas into sustainable businesses. All 125 participants will be invited to join TiEa��s robust eco-A�a�?system as members.

Venkatesh Shukla, Chairman of TiE Global,A�noted, a�?We are very appreciative of the support provided by the US State Department. TiEa��s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs and we are dedicated to the virtuous cycle of value creation and giving back to the community. We welcome the opportunity to take TiEa��s mission to aspiring women entrepreneurs in Tier 2 cities inA�India.a�?A�

Vijay Menon, Executive Director of TiE Global,A�commented, a�?This is a great initiative to formalize the inclusion of young women into the entrepreneurial process and we look forward to the continued scaling up of this programme acrossA�India. TiEa��s global network of mentors is being leveraged, to help the women entrepreneurs succeeda�?. -NSS

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