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Ivanka Calls for Ensuring Access to Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

India | Associated Press | November 29, 2017, 12:51 pm
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 US President Donald Trump's daughter and his advisor Ivanka Trump called for closing the gender gap in the workforce by providing women better access to capital and ensuring better representation in high-value industries. (Image: AP)

US President Donald Trump's daughter and his advisor Ivanka Trump called for closing the gender gap in the workforce by providing women better access to capital and ensuring better representation in high-value industries. (Image: AP)

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 Ivanka underlined the need for more progressive policies to address the stagnation which set in a decade ago in closing the gender gap. She also noted that women dominate those sectors of the economy which are undervalued financially. (Image: AP)

Ivanka underlined the need for more progressive policies to address the stagnation which set in a decade ago in closing the gender gap. She also noted that women dominate those sectors of the economy which are undervalued financially. (Image: AP)

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 Ivanka Trump gestures on the stage during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Ivanka Trump gestures on the stage during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Ivanka Trump is all smiles during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Ivanka Trump is all smiles during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Ivanka Trump speaks during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Ivanka Trump speaks during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Ivanka Trump with other delegates on the stage during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Ivanka Trump with other delegates on the stage during a session on the second day of Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 The holding of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) for the first time in India reflects the growing security and economic partnership between America and India, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump and his Advisor, said on November 28, 2017. (Image: AP)

The holding of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) for the first time in India reflects the growing security and economic partnership between America and India, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump and his Advisor, said on November 28, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 The three-day event, being co-hosted here by the US and India, is being attended by 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters from 159 countries. (Image: AP)

The three-day event, being co-hosted here by the US and India, is being attended by 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters from 159 countries. (Image: AP)

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"This is the first time India has hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. It is a symbol of the strengthened friendship between our two peoples, and the growing economic and security partnership between our two nations," Ivanka said in her address at the inaugural session of the GES. (Image: AP)

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"As President Trump said earlier this year: India has a true friend in the White House," she noted, without specifying the recent pronouncements of the US administration favourable to India in the area of security, diplomacy and cooperation. (Image: AP)

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 This is the first time that the event is being held in South Asia. In this photo, Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump are seen arriving for GES 2017 in Hyderabad.<br />(Image: AP)

This is the first time that the event is being held in South Asia. In this photo, Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump are seen arriving for GES 2017 in Hyderabad.
(Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Telangana state Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, Narendra Modi and U.S. presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump arrive for the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Telangana state Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, Narendra Modi and U.S. presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump arrive for the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump applauds during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump applauds during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump press the button on a robot during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump press the button on a robot during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump walks back after she speaks during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump walks back after she speaks during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

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 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump prepare to leave after the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump prepare to leave after the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. (Image: AP)