India

WEConnect International in India identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States.

India's economy, top industries, and top exports

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Growing Women-Owned Businesses in India

Read the report conducted with the support of the Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC).

Almost 600 women-owned businesses worldwide reported how the current pandemic crisis has affected their businesses. These are the local results for Asia Pacific:

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will partner with WEConnect International to host a Roundtable Session today in Mumbai, India entitled “Proven Strategies to Increase Women SMEs’ Access to Corporate Value Chains in India.” The roundtable is WEConnect International’s fourth joint event held with IFC since announcing its partnership in November of 2018. The IFC - WEConnect International partnership is financed by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, or We-Fi.

After completing her engineering program in Bangalore, Kamala Raghunath decided that starting her own business was the right move. The idea of a 9 to 5 work environment did not appeal to her and with an entrepreneurial spirit, she wanted to determine her own schedule, which at the time, gave her the flexibility to pursue her passion for tennis as well.

KrithikaRam

Krithika Ram

Program Director, India

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