Working Women Said to Take Over 'Digital India' With SHEROES
NEW DELHI: Emergence of the Internet has presented opportunities that Indian women have been seeking to continue their careers and take charge. A growing number of women professionals, therefore, has the scope of adding to monetizing avenues and boosting overall national development in the current technology-driven times.
Such examples were highlighted in the “SHEROES Summit 2015”, which was organized today by SHEROES.in, the online career destination for women. Focusing largely on the women population, SHEROES chose Delhi as the first edition of the meet. Keeping in pace with the theme “Women Make Digital India,” the summit had women from multiple professional backgrounds in attendance.
Sairee Chahal, Founder and CEO, SHEROES.in, said, “The push towards a Digital India is a watershed moment for all educated, career-oriented women in the country. Digital access is a boon to them, particularly for those who cannot engage in a typical 9 to 5 job yet wish to continue their careers.”
“SHEROES.in commands a unique leadership position; we assist women take charge of their present and future, and contribute to their families and the society. Our goal is to help women stay engaged in businesses in the burgeoning digital landscape. Indeed, the digital opportunity space is vast enough for all of us,” added Chahal.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, CEO, Paytm, among the key speakers at the Summit, said, “I am delighted to be associated with the SHEROES Summit. I have seen this organization go from strength to strength, and the tremendous impact they have had on society.”
“SHEROES.in is serving a very important need to help competent, professional women get into the corporate mainstream. Today, they have created a powerful platform for women empowerment and are contributing immensely towards a more balanced gender representation in India's workforce,” Vijay added.
Other eminent speakers at the SHEROES summit included Raj Kundra, owner of Hindi-language 24/7 Best Deal TV, veteran consultant and coach Sangeeta Murthi Sahgal journalist and columnist Amrita Tripathi among others.
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