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Women entrepreneurs shine at PHDCCI Bihar Chapter’s webinar on women empowerment

The webinar aimed to provide opportunity to hear from seasoned business owners, entrepreneurs and experts and identify growth strategies, business opportunities and resources for their entrepreneurial ventures

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PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bihar Chapter and Woman Entrepreneur Committee, PHDCCI New Delhi In Association with Amway organised a webinar on "Taking Wings: Empowering Women Inspiring Change" Wednesday. The webinar focused on "Women empowerment" which has now become the buzzword today with women working in all spheres. The webinar aimed to provide opportunity to hear from seasoned business owners, entrepreneurs and experts during informative discussions and identify growth strategies, business opportunities and resources for their entrepreneurial ventures besides conversing and connecting with peers.

Welcoming the participants and speakers Dr. Aruna Abhey Oswal, Chairperson, Woman Entrepreneur Committee, PHDCCI and Chairperson, Abhey Oswal Group (Oswal Greentech) said, “Today's women want to get out of the house and do something, the woman are now contributing in every field, PHD Chamber Women Entrepreneur Committee helps such women and provides hand holding for their empowerment.” She said that no woman was without power, she just needed encouragement and support from family and society as well to unlock their power.

Addressing the webinar, Dr. DK Aggarwal, president, PHDCCI appreciated the theme of the webinar, to which he said, was a very appropriate, concerning with day to day practical problems and issues with woman. "We should provide a platform according to the honour and ability of women. India is still far behind in terms of giving equal rights to women as only 24 percent women are working in our country and women employees get 37 percent less salary then a man employee, we need to pay attention to this, he added

Rajat Banerji, National Head, Corporate Affairs, Amway India, said in his address that women accounted for over 55 percent of the entire Amway network, emphasising on women empowerment and women entrepreneurship.

Akanksha Singh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Swayambhu Innovative Solutions shared her experience as how during one of her projects, she went to the village where the situation of women hygiene is worst and from there she got the idea to do something for the health and hygiene of women.

Shilpi Sinha Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Milk India said in her address that India is the highest milk producing country in the world but we are behind in terms of quality. Therefore, the challenge was to provide pure milk to the children of the society. Women can do a better job if they will be provided with opportunities.

19-year-old Sweety Kumari is an international player and captain of the Bihar Rugby team has been awarded by the state sports awards many times. She has also bagged award by the government of India as Most Influential Youth Award. She told that it was a very difficult task for her to get out of the village in the beginning, but there was continuous support of her parents and in spite of having faced all the odds she gradually got success.

Sunita Kumari is associated with Amway and she is a woman entrepreneur doing business independently also shared her view on women empowerment. She stressed how women can be home maker and successful entrepreneur as well.

Nikita Das, a public relations specialist in digital marketing and hotel business, shared her experiences with everyone about how she maintained her struggle even during the Corona lockdown.

Harpreet Kaur,(IPS), Commandant BMP- 5, Bihar, sharing her inspiring story reaching here told that women should have the power in decision making in the family and the society. Empowering women is according to her is to make women take independent decision in every sphere of life.

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