‘Panel Discussion on Women Entrepreneurship – Leading from the front’ held at VIA
Lady Entrepreneur Wing – Vidarbha Industries Association and Lemon Ideas organized ‘Panel Discussion on Women Entrepreneurship – Leading from the front’ on 23rd December15’ at VIA Hall, Udhyog Bhavan, Nagpur. Aim of the event was to show the need of Women Entrepreneurs and why India specifically need more businesses run by women. Moreover, highlight of the event was discussion on maintaining the balance between family and business work as the most profiled work of a women. Women have all the skills and ability to be a successful entrepreneur. She just has to come out of the cocoon of the self-imposed restrictions.
Event got overwhelming response with jam packed auditorium from aspiring entrepreneurs including Doctors, Charted Accountants, Lawyers and graduates.Role of Women entrepreneurs in Nation building is discussed in length and witnessed huge response which was more inclined towards boosting the change through technology& innovation which needs to be used as a fuel and tool to get in tune with what is called as New Age Entrepreneurship. It was also clear from the discussion that empathy factor is great in Women which plays a major role in them becoming successful entrepreneurs.
Panelist for the evening were Ms. Monica Bhagwagar (Founder Paper Age), Ms. Shilpa Agarwal (Director of Akash furnitech), Ms. Anita Rao (Founder Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Treatment Centre), Ms. Prafullata Rode (Founder and director of ‘BE SMART) moderator for the evening from Lemon was Mr. Mukesh Ashar, Founding Member-Lemon School of Entrepreneurship. Mr. Deepak Menaria, chief farmer-Lemon School of Entrepreneurship set the ball rolling by focusing on new age entrepreneurship and the need for women as entrepreneur in India. Nupur Mukherjee from lemon Ideas introduced the guests. Madhubala Singh past president VIA-LEW made the introductory remarks and Ms. Shachi Mallick, proposed vote of thanks.Women showed great enthusiasm in starting their own ventures as a 2nd inning of their life and with a mix bag of audience.
Looking at the need of audience, special mentoring was announced by Lemon Ideas for Women entrepreneurs in their campus on 10th January, 2016.
The Program was attended by large number of entrepreneurs, students and housewives.