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Women, inspired

Chetna Dua, Hindustan Times  New delhi, April 04, 2013
First Published: 18:17 IST(4/4/2013) | Last Updated: 01:31 IST(5/4/2013)

Women power seems to be on a roll this year. After a number of protests and petitions against sexual harassment, a group of young women in the city are aiming to make entrepreneurs of other ladies in order to empower them. Organised by Biz Divas, a non-profit organisation started a year and half ago by three women bankers, Sarika Gupta Bhattacharyya, Ranjana Deopa and Priyanka Awasthi, the meetup called I-Inspire wants to help women become economically independent. “The world is not yet open to accepting women entrepreneurs. That’s when we decided to help other women like us,” says Sarika.

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At the event, a panel of noted international women leaders will be sharing insights of tasting success as a woman entrepreneur. Also, filmmaker Vikas Bahl will be sharing his experience of working with an 80% woman crew for his upcoming movie Queen, starring Kanagana Ranaut. “We hope that a lot of women will be inspired to take a step towards setting out on their own,” says  Bhattacharya.
   
Catch it live
What: I-Inspire meet for young women
When: April 5
Timing: 9am to 5.30pm
Where: Hotel Imperial, Connaught Place
Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowk on the Yellow Line


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