Mar 27
6th Global Economic Summit 2017 Mumbai 2017
Hosted by SHEROES
09:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs
World Trade Centre, Centre 1 Building, 31st Floor, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai


Day 1, March 27, 2017

9.00 am – 10.30 am    Registration and Tea
10.30 am – 1.00 pm    Inauguration of Exhibition and Conference
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm    Lunch
Session 1    
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm    The Evolving Woman in the 21st Century 
Sustainable Development Goals and women empowerment : Charting the Course for Change
Women’s Issues and Challenges in the 21st Century
Women’s Rights: Towards social and economic gender parity
Session II    
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm    Education, Science, Technology and Empowerment of Women
Access to and participation of women and girls in education, training , science & technology
Empowering women through skill development for economic inclusion
Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women ( STEP) : Case study from India
Technical and vocational education and training of women : challenges and opportunities
5.00 pm – 7.00 pm    B2B Meetings / Visit to Exhibition
7.00 pm – 9.00 pm    Welcome Reception and Cultural Programme with Dinner

Day2 - March 28, 2017

Session III    

10.30 am – 12.30 pm    Leadership and women’s foray into the business domain 
Women in business : Opportunities and challenges
Today’s women , tomorrow’s leaders
Redefining the role of the new woman in the world of trade and business
Women and business ethics
12.30 pm – 2.00 pm    Lunch

Session IV    

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm    Government and Institutional support for women
National policies and women empowerment: Issues and perspectives
The role of micro finance institutions in supporting women’s ventures
Public Sector and Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR ) : The way forward

Session V    

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm    Women empowerment through capacity building and social entrepreneurship
NGOs: Partners in social uplift and capacity building : Select case studies
Women’s role in transforming rural economy and harnessing economic inclusion
Women’s contribution to the SME sector through entrepreneurship and innovation
Women in the informal sector

Session VI    

4.30 pm – 5.30 pm    Women, culture and development
Integrating society through diversity , art and culture
Valedictory address and live display and demonstration of art and culture, crafts
7.00 pm    Indian Classical Cultural Programme and Gala Dinner

Day3, March 29 , 2017

Visits to women – owned and managed enterprises / city tour

For more info and direct registrations, please visit http://ges2017.com/


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