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FLUENT-U Organised To Empower Women Leaders

WIEF aimed at recognizing women achievers in different fields of advancement

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STEP UP 360 - WIEF (Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Foundation, Noida) in association with MSME and Startup India organized FLUENT-U, Dream-Build-Empower that was held on 23 September 2017 at Constitution Club of India.

The event has been a part of Women Innovation Entrepreneurship Foundation (WIEF), where entrepreneurial qualities of women can be nurtured and enhanced. The Chief Guest for the programme was Honorable Minister of Health and Family welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey who enlightened the audience by his thought provoking speech stimulating women for growing business ventures said "Women are motivated only when the society accepts them to become successful in every venture and without any hindrance, all the aspiring women entrepreneurs can build their empire.

India is a nation where women are worshipped as goddesses and we therefore believe that women should nurture and grow in every field of life". Powered by SIDBI, NSIC and Ziox Mobile and Industry partner - Pizza Hut, India, the event witnessed several dignitaries from these organizations such as P. Uday Kumar, Executive Director of NSIC, Renu Shukla from SIDBI and Anurag Batra, CEO, BW Businessworld.

The Media Partners for the event were BW Businessworld, Jan Ki Baat, Inc42 and Sahara Samay and the co-organiser of the event were Ennoble IP Consultancy, New Delhi and Chatur Ideas, Mumbai. Our Industry partners PIZZA HUT, the world's leading affordable casual dining and delivery restaurant brand, has been present in India for 20 years, believes in innovation, and want to encourage and celebrate that spirit. One of the ways to do this is to support and nurture entrepreneurship.

The objective of the event was to empower women leaders of all ages by building supportive, collaborative communities that encourage them to reach their full potential. Acknowledging and bringing together accomplished female leaders, corporate executives, business owners, SMEs leaders and young professionals to share insights, exchange ideas and empower their dreams was the major attraction of the programme. Ms. Shweta Singh, Founder, Stepup 360, has shown admirable dedication towards women entrepreneurs by introducing WIEF and uplifting the confidence of both rural and urban sector ladies. She believes that women empowerment is the need of the hour.

"Embracing the inner entrepreneur in you and give it your best" has always been her motto towards leading a successful business in the long run.

The event has witnessed great speakers addressing the audience on various topics connected with women building ideas and endeavors, innovative financial methods, overcoming barriers to becoming globally mobile, the path to a better future etc. The keynote speaker, Anurag Batra, Chairman BW Businessworld enhanced the enthusiasm within the audience by his innovative and new approach to reach a platform where you can take your ideas to next level. Special guest, Sharmistha Mukherjee, Social Activist joined the event and traversed her experiences as a leader.

The panelists included a number of people from various fields of industry who not only have succeeded in life but also have become role models for all women i.e. rural as well as urban sector.

Eminent speakers included SR Samuel, Joint Development Commissioner - MSME GOI; Debjani Ghosh, Ex-MD Intel; Shweta Jha, Associate Executive Producer and Anchor AAJ TAK; Renu Luthra, VC Galgotias University; Sanjana Jon, Fashion Designer; Garima Seth, Partner at Empirical Partners; Manav Mehra, Director at Amberbay Consulting; Deepak Goel, Founder and CEO of Karma circles; Iuliia A Titatrenko, Director AVK group; Alfred and Pooja Arambhan, Arambhan Group and Aparna Saraogi, WEE Foundation.

WIEF aimed at recognizing women achievers in different fields of advancement. Thus, Sanjana Jon, Fashion Designer and Ms. Tripti Shinghal Somani, Director and CEO, KGS advisors were awarded and recognized as strong women who have achieved milestones in their life and are still fulfilling their life goals to the best. Thus, WIEF believes in the saying "We rise by lifting others" and hence, FLUENT-U has been a commendable beginning for the women to jumpstart their projects.


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