FICCI FLO Mumbai launches Young Women’s Entrepreneur Program
FICCI FLO Mumbai launched Young Women’s Entrepreneur Program under the leadership of the newly elected Chairperson, Archana Khosla Burman. It has collaborated with Millionminds and local colleges to activate an entrepreneurial mindset amongst the region’s girl students.
Under this program, girl students will be taken through 100+ hours of learning wherein there will be sessions with founders, peer-to-peer learning, hands-on experience ships, online learning, project work, and ideation work.
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The program was launched with student business presentations. The event was organized at Kothari College of Management Studies, Chembur wherein there were two panel discussions related to the mindset and challenges of entrepreneurship followed by student presentations on business ideas. 11 women entrepreneurs participating as panelists and jury interacted with an audience of 250 college students.
At the launch, Chairperson, Archana Khosla Burman said, “Today’s event was a first of many. Under the Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Program, our endeavor is to provide skills, perspective, and expert support to young women and handhold them through this journey, vide training sessions and workshops, mentorship programs, immersive experiences, industry visits, investor pitching opportunities, exchange programs and create a holistic engaging and learning environment.”
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Sanjoy Chakrobarty, Founder, Millionminds said, “In our endeavour to deliver the best of the startup space at Indian campuses, we have created a collaborative ecosystem, bringing together all stakeholders of the startup arena. With over 500 member colleges, and a strong network of more than 1000 startup entrepreneurs, we reach and engage with 18000 students through our unique and comprehensive Entrepreneurship Program.”
About FICCI FLO
An all-India forum for women, FLO has headquarters in New Delhi and 19 chapters’ set-up across India, representing over 9000 + women entrepreneurs and professionals. With over 40 years of experience, FLO has been promoting entrepreneurship and professional excellence in women through various workshops, seminars, conferences, talks, training, and capacity building programmes etc to encourage and facilitate inclusion of women’s talents, skills, experiences and synergies across all sectors and levels of economic activity.