Women Startup Summit : Leadership Insights
PHD House, New Delhi
8th March 2018
PHD Chamber organized Women Startup Summit- Leadership Insights on March 8th, 2018 at PHD House New Delhi. The Summit was curated by PHDCCI with the aim to bring together acknowledged leaders from varied fields whose powerful, candid, real life lessons would add immense value in the life of people.
Prof TPN Singh, Advisor (R&D, Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida attended the summit.
Following dignitaries were present:
Ms. Anuradha Goel
- Mrs. Anuradha Goel, Chairperson-Family Welfare Foundation, PHD Chamber
- Dr. Shikha Suman, Founder, Medimojo
- Ms Shivani Singh, Founder- Magickrafts
- Ms Gauri Guha, Inspirational Speaker
- Ms Tamanna Dhamija, Founder and Mommy in Chief, Baby Destination
- Dr. Vibha Tripathi, Director, Swajal Water Pvt. Ltd.
appreciated the grit and determination of women leadership despite their other varied responsibilities. Niti Aayog has stated that women leaders in India are bringing about a lot of development in the public and private sectors. More than two dozen Indian women entrepreneurs are currently in the US on a business trip. In India women have 30% share in corporate senior management positions which is very encouraging.
The women entrepreneurs spoke about their success stories and hurdles encountered in achieving their objectives. However, persistence and tenacity of purpose has always been the winner. Single minded focus and belief in oneself is the primary precursor for successful entrepreneurship. The speakers shared their personal stories of success and even temporary setbacks that had invaluable leadership lessons embedded in each one of them and provoked meaningful dialogue during the session.
Ms Gauri Guha gave an inspirational talk on women entrepreneurship and said that it is an immense reservoir of creativity, employment and progression. In the ever changing dynamics of technology explosion and economic growth women are operating as social actors.
Dr.Vibha Tripathi emphasized that encouraged by the fast-emerging group of women entrepreneurs, Niti Aayog will launch a dedicated women’s cell to provide them with a platform where various stake holders can connect to give a boost to their initiatives.
Dr. Jatinder Singh, Director said that Women entrepreneurship is a vast untapped source of innovation, job creation and economic growth. With the rapidly evolving business landscape, marketing linkages and huge demographic advantage, women globally are operating as economic actors in this changed milieu.
Dr. Singh felicitated the dignitaries and gave a brief description of their achievements. He averred that women leadership has always been there since times immemorial and the present world has a sizeable percentage of women leaders. Corporate leaders like Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Bio-Con, Naina Lal Kidwai of HSBC, Chanda Kochhar of ICICI, Indra Nooyi of Pepsi are international celebrities. Over the past few years, India has record growth in women entrepreneurship and more women are pursuing their career in this direction. Presently in our country about eighty lacs of women are in their own business.
The summit was concluded by the co-ordinator with the vote of thanks.