Invitation To Be Guest At WEE Launch At IIT Delhi On 24th Sept'16

Last updated 22 Sep 2016 . 3 min read

Dear Sheroes,

We take the great privilege to invite you to the launch Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment (WEE) program, an IIT Delhi initiative to strengthen Women Eco System on 24th September 2016, 9:45AM- 12.30 PM at IIT Delhi.

WEE Foundation( Founded by Mr. Sarandeep Singh and Ms Aparna Saroagi) under the vision of IIT Delhi Director: Prof V. Ramgopal Rao has designed a premium Women Mentorship Program with an active involvement from IIT senior professors to empower women through financial independence and entrepreneurship. This is the first of its kind of program in India. The programme is absolutely free of cost. It is supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

WEE Mentorship Program would be launched free of cost at IIT Delhi on 1st Oct'16 for chosen 30 budding women entrepreneurs. The 3 months journey to entrepreneurship entails visit to incubators, role play co founders, real game jam to compete and survive. 

These ladies come from diverse backgrounds and different levels of business exposure. Based on their competence and the stage their business idea is, these ladies will be divided into two groups. Start Up level and accelerate level. Two different classes would be conducted for these two groups.

Two premium entrepreneurship curricula have been developed with the help of various national and international experts that would enable them to understand their business idea, position the idea in the existing eco system by introducing value proposition. It would entail developing leadership style, understanding strengths, strategic networking and financial knowledge.

WEE Mentorship programme received more than 2000 applications across the country.

The 30 Women are chosen after an intense evaluation process .

WEE is spreading wings in both rural and urban India. WEE undertakes activities to strengthen Women financial inclusion and builds mentorship and technological platforms which empower women through financial independence.

The Mega launch event is scheduled for 24th September'16 : 9:45m - 12:30pm at IIT Delhi: Seminar Hall. All these 30 chosen Women would present their business ideas to our Esteemed Dignitaries:

Ms Deepa Malik:  India's only woman paralympics medal winner

Mr Amitabh kant: CEO, Niti Aayog

Prof V. Ramgopal Rao Director, IIT Delhi

Ms Sheeren Bhan: Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18

Ms Asa Torkelsson: Deputy Representative India Multi County Office, UNWomen

Ms. Sairee Chahal:  Founder and CEO, Sheroes

Ms. Shradha Sharma: Founder and Editor, Yourstory

Mr. Harkesh Mittal:  Head National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board 

Dr. Anil Wali: Managing Director, FITT

Ms Nita Kapoor: Head, India News Ventures News Corp( VCCircle)

P.S.-As there is a great social impact - we have been covered by leading dailies HT, Tribune, TOI, ET, Times, Forbes, Tribune etc.

We request you to attend the event and be the part of women empowerment and financial inclusion journey.


Best Regards,

Aparna Saroagi

Executive Chairperson: WEE Foundation 



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