Celebrating Women Empowerment: Insights from the First State Workshop on Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) in Goa(AIRWE)
ਸੋ ਕਿਉ ਮੰਦਾ ਆਖੀਐ ਜਿਤੁ ਜੰਮਹਿ ਰਾਜਾਨ ॥
So why call her bad? From her, kings are born.( SGGS Ang 473)
We are thrilled to share our incredible experience at the First state workshop under the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP), a transformative event organized by NITI Aayog, Govt. of India, and the Goa State Government. This inspiring gathering took place on October 3, 2023, at the scenic CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Dona Paula, Goa, and brought together remarkable minds dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs.
Among the speakers was Dr. Neelam Kaur, whose insights illuminated the day. Dr. Kaur delved into the significance of women’s entrepreneurship, underscoring the crucial role of mentorship in this journey. She passionately emphasized the fundamental need for education, asserting that it forms the bedrock upon which women can build their entrepreneurial dreams. Dr. Kaur also spotlighted the Akal Institute of Rural Empowerment, a commendable initiative taking giant strides in educating and empowering women in rural North India.
The event was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, whose presence underscored the importance of supporting and nurturing women in business.