Women Entrepreneurs’ Forum

On 8th August 2015

Malaviya Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (MCIIE), IIT (BHU) Varanasi along with FAB Women Foundation Trust organised a Women Entrepreneurs’ Forum to promote women entrepreneurship in this region.


About 60 women entrepreneurs from Varanasi participated in this programme. These women entrepreneurs came from different backgrounds and were into different fields like running boutiques, schools for poor, health sector, IT, performing arts etc. In this first programme of a series an attempt to identify bottlenecks and challenges faced by women entrepreneurs’ was made. Unanimously women entrepreneurs pledged for constituting a platform to help women entrepreneurs. Further they requested Malaviya Centre for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (MCIIE) to take a lead in this field.

Charmine Sharma, Dr. Indu Singh, Anshu Chawla, Sonam Shukla etc. participated in this discussion. Prof. A. K. Tripathi Dean (Resource & Alumni), IIT (BHU) Varanasi was the chief guest of the programme. Prof. P. K. Mishra welcomed the participants and Dr. Pradeep Srivastava informed about activities of MCIIE.