Womennovator(Initiative of Gvriksh) organized the WTALK Aligarh on 21st July 2019.
WTALK events are gathering where enterprising ideas and motivating thoughts are presented, inspiring stories of success and strength are shared, experiences and emotions are relived. It helps the women entrepreneurs of the region to become aware of how women entrepreneurship have is becoming a boom in India. Currently, women entrepreneurs maybe less but overall women comprise about 30% of corporate senior management positions, which is notably higher than the global average of 24 percent. It is a great opportunity to learn and entertained by amazing Women TALKers and Speakers.
The WTalk was moderated by Tripti Shinghal Somani, Founder -Womennovator, who enlightened the audience about the role of Womennovator, in association with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Government of India, . Womennovator is the First #VirtualIncubator for Women, determined to support the cause of women empowerment and entrepreneurship and has endorsed the women empowerment principles of #UNGoals – SDG 5: Achieve Gender equality and empower all women and girls. Ms. Tripti also shared about the 3 % #mandatoryprocurement policy for #Micro and #Smallenterprises owned by women which was proposed by her this year. She said this has opened tremendous gateway for women owned businesses to work as Vendor with every Central Ministry /Department / Public sector undertakings and Govt offices. During the W-talk she made attendees aware of other govt. and financial institutions support schemes for women.
The Chief Guests for WTALK Aligarh were Dr #RiadKamilAbbas (#AmbassadorSyrianArabRepublic) and Mr. #MuhammedCengic (#AmbassadorBosnia&Herzegovina).Mr. #NehatEmini (Dy. Ambassador,Republic of North Mecedonia), and Mr. #CoulibalyDHarve (Counsellor Embassy of Burkina Faso). The Guest of Honor included Mr Rashid Alvi (Ex. MP), Mr. #GauravGupta (Charter President, Lions Club Delhi Veg), Ms. #Saroj Singh (Author), Mr. Irfan Raham Ali (Director, Saheli Parivar), and Ms Sushma Bajaj.
The organiser of WTALK Aligarh, Shahwar Shohrat, who is the Womennovator Influencer Aligarh and the CEO of The Luxe Story thanked the eminent guests and audience for their energetic interaction. The Speakers for WTalk Aligarh were Ms #SarojSingh, who spoke on women empowerment and Ms. #RunitaGhosh, who spoke on self-love. The guests also spoke about achieving entrepreneur goals together and how not only men, but women also discriminate against women, in turn discriminating against the future.
This was followed by a open mic panel discussion where not only the panelists, (Tripti Shinghal Somani, Shahwar Shohrat, @Saroj Singh, Pooja Jain, Runita Ghosh, Shagufta Abidi, Shazia Zehra) but the audience also contributed with their journeys and experiences. It was well received and appreciated by everyone. The event was organized in support with Gvriksh, Powered by The Luxe Story and sponsored & co-sponsored by Saheli Parivar, Perahan Designs, Farhat Jewels & Pearls and #ExcellentIronHardware.