Women entrepreneurs face a major challenge in securing funding besides maintaining a balance between entrepreneurial needs and traditional gender roles and expectations, women entrepreneurs said on the occasion of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day on November 19.
Women entrepreneurs shared their opinions and said that promoting an inclusive work environment and focusing on issues like easy entry into the workforce, financial independence and health care will help women take charge and make an impact, PTI reported. Will get it.
Sharing the barriers faced by women, Somdutta Singh, CEO and Founder, Asidious Global, said, “Historically, many business networks have been male-dominated, making it difficult for women to access key connections and opportunities Is.”
The entrepreneur, who is also an advisor to NITI Aayog, said, “I am constantly working to create a diverse and inclusive work environment. I am involved in building networks that support women in entrepreneurship. I am always advocating for equal funding opportunities, pushing for a more equitable distribution of resources.
Talking about gender equality, Shaili Chopra, founder of SheThePeopleTV and Gytree.com, underlined the importance of helping women find more ways to be part of the workforce. “This includes not only promoting equal opportunities but also addressing key areas such as health care, financial autonomy and inclusive dialogue,” he said. With both of my initiatives, I have centered the platforms around community, aiming to build a sister economy where women lead and influence.
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Vipanchi Handa, Chief Product Officer, Novatra, also shared her experience about the challenges faced by women, especially about the experience of working in a male-dominated industry like construction, where their male counterparts took instructions from them. Priority was given to instructions. These issues inspired him to carve out a niche for himself.
Elaborating on her leadership experience, Upasana Dash, Founder, PR firm Jajabars Brand Consultancy, said, “Where I come from, there was almost a ban on business for seven generations, especially for families in the eastern part of India. For ladies. But after working in this industry, I realized there is a gap for women in business metrics and leadership positions, too.