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Womennovator in Association with COWE Launches 100 Women Faces

The day has been marked with more than 100 Women Elevator pitch which has created an Asia Record for "Maximum Women Changemakers giving elevator pitches on Event Day" paving the way for it to be recorded in "Asia Book of Records".

Womennovator 100 Women Faces 2018, in association with COWE powered by KGS Advisors and KEI Industries, has launched a campaign wherein inspirational women and their stories of triumph, trials and tribulations are extensively covered.  

Along with aforementioned platforms, these stories will be sent to ministries of India, PSUs, corporates, financial institutions, banks, varied embassies and international organizations in form of a management planner wherein 103 inspiring women and 31 women influencers across India and abroad. These stories will also make a part of an online and print publication.

The day has been marked with more than 100 Women Elevator pitch which has created an Asia Record for "Maximum Women Changemakers giving elevator pitches on Event Day" paving the way for it to be recorded in "Asia Book of Records".

Founding President, COWE India- Delhi Chapter,  CEO -  KGS Advisors and Co-founder of Womennovator –Mrs. Tripti Shinghal stated that the whole concept of launching these 100 women faces is not just to bring them recognition and awards them, but also to ensure their empowerment by connecting them to relevant fellow Womennovators, mentors, financial advisors, various media platforms, crowdfunding, Government schemes, brand equity exchange programs, and an opportunity to connect and incubate Indian women outside India.

She also says that an international committee is being formed that will help few chosen women faces to have a clearer idea and become global. The committee would consist of Business Leaders, Diplomats, and Thinkers. This will help these women faces to innovate better and also establish themselves with global alliances.

During the event informative panel discussion by Ministries, Department and financial institutions also took place which had representatives from MSME, MSDE, DIPP (Invest India and Startup India), Financial Institutions, Niti Aayog, SIDBI which highlighted Government schemes exclusively for Women entrepreneurs across central and other states.

Mrs. Shruti Jagetia, founder of Womennovator shared that the initiative is supported by Shri Suresh Prabhu -Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of India, Shri HaribhaiParthibhai Chaudhary - Minister of State for Coal and Mines, Jyotsna Sitling - Joint Secretary Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), Shri Prakash Javadekar - incumbent Union Minister of Ministry of Human Resource Development and Shri Venkaiah Naidu, The Vice President of India. She says-“ I feel so glad to be connected to the cause which has become successful because of the entrepreneurs, ministries, Government panel, mentors, jury, influencers and 100 faces who have joined the cause with the heart, the humanity and the willingness to help others and see every woman grow.”

The chief guest of the event included Manoj Tiwari and other guests of honors were Sonam Wangchuk, Naina Lal Kidwai, Blossom Kochhar, Avijit Dutt, Sudhanshu Mittal, ShaziaIlmi, Shahnaz Husain, Ashmit Singh Alag, Anand Naidu, Jayshree Arora, Ratan Kaul, Shristi Kaur, Jasmine Gandhi, Bimal Julka, Adesh Kumar Gupta, Sheila Jhujhunwala, and many more.

Esteemed Jury which has selected 100 faces included Babul Supriyo - Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, AvijitDutt – Actor, Naina Lal Kidwai - Chairman of the India Advisory Board of Advent International Private Equity, Suresh Raina - Indian Cricketer, Paresh Rawal - Indian film actor, Shereen Bhan - Indian journalist and news anchor, Blossom Kochhar - Founder of Aroma Magic range of products., Arunachalam Muruganantham – Founder - CEO at Jayashree Industries , Sonam Wangchuk - Founding-director of the Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL)

On the Mentors /Advisors panel we had Archana Gupta - Non-Executive Director, KEI Industries Limited, Gauri Sarin - Founder Director, Saahas, Rita Gangwani: Managing Director, Etiquette, Priyanka Raina Chaudhary- Founder, Gracia Raina Foundation, Meeta Sengupta - Founder, Center for Education Strategy, Swaroop Sampat: Trainer, Gujarat Council for Education Research and Training

Sponsors for the event included KEI INDUSTRIES LTD., GAIL, PETRONET LNG LTD., SOUTH INDIAN BANK and CATCH – Salts and Spices.

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