The second day at GES Summit 2017 was a memorable one as usual. However, the difference was many women stalwarts from various fields addressed the enthusiasts about the various phases of entrepreneurship nurturing.
The renowned gathering included MISS WORLD MANUSHI CHHILLAR, BANKER CHANDA KOCHHAR, TENNIS ACE SANIA MIRZA, CHEF VIKAS KHANNA, CRICKET COMMENTATOR HARSHA BHOGLE, DELL EMC, CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER, KAREN QUIONTOS AND FOUNDER OF CHERIE BLAIR FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN, CHERIE BLAIR. In addition to these glitterati, Ivanka Trump who stole the show on Day One came back with another of her best guidance to the delegates.
Worthy quotes on the second day of GES Summit 2017
Ivanka addressed the plenary session on the most essential aspect for women empowerment, which will subsequently lead to women entrepreneurship. She added, “Having diversity is better business. It’s therefore a fiscal responsibility of businesses to their shareholders to balance the gender gap in the labour force.” The topic of discussion was “We Can Do It! Innovations in Workforce Development and Skills Training.” She also emphasized that technology drives entrepreneurship which gives the necessary boost to women to turn as independent entrepreneurs while flexibly managing their families.
Voicing similar opinion Chanda Kochhar also said that while encouraging entrepreneurship in the country, work from home option was also an ideal preposition to balance both roles of a woman entrepreneur. She conclude, “It’s the desire, support and ecosystem of the organisation where women work that will help them break the glass ceiling. Recognition of work keeps us going.”
On the other hand, Sania Mirza felt Sports must become a culture in India. Manushi Chhillar voiced for gender equality. Karen Quintos advised women to stay on course when things get difficult on their road to success. In addition, Cherie Blair spoke about the 3Cs that women entrepreneurship need most to succeed. They were Confidence, Capabilities, access to Capital.
GES alumni advised the newcomers to follow the below guidelines to utilize the event for fostering successful associations at the GES 2017…
“ 1. Check out the agenda in advance
2. Practice how to present yourself and your ideas to others
3. Be open to the unexpected
4. Be brave and ask for what you need
Look out for more updates of GES 2017. To encourage women entrepreneurship, Way2World is shortly bringing out a series of articles that would inspire women in creating their own niche in the business arena.
With inputs from internet………….Rajkishan