Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor, is addressing the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Wednesday. She is taking part in a session on women in workplace along with ICICI Bank chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) Chanda Kochhar and Cherie Blair.
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Nov 29, 2017 10:42 am (IST)
Chanda Kochhar offers advice on what it takes for women to make it to the top in the corporate world
.@ICICIBank Managing Director & CEO Chanda Kochhar offers advice on what it takes for women to make it to the top in the corporate world during Global Entrepreneurship Summit plenary discussion. pic.twitter.com/prgqGZmcJ1
Final words on closing the gender gap at the opening session at GES 2017:
- We need to see more women in STEM related roles: Karen Quintos
- We should be more open about accepting (gender) diversity (at work): Cherie Blair
- More women needed to be in the STEM fields - high growth, better pay and potential to reduce wage gap. Traditionally, fields where women dominate are undervalued. Every woman is a WORKING woman whether at home or at work: Ivanka Trump
Nov 29, 2017 10:31 am (IST)
More women needed to be in the STEM fields - high growth, better pay and potential to reduce wage gap: Ivanka Trump at GES 2017
Nov 29, 2017 10:30 am (IST)
India's economic structure is changing to allow women to start their own careers - now we have more female sports stars, pilots, navy, ministers, bankers: Chanda Kochhar
Nov 29, 2017 10:24 am (IST)
For women it is about three Es - education, encouragement and empowerment. Not even 25% of graduate women in India participate in the workforce. There is no other country in the world other than India where 40% of the banking sector is headed by women: Chanda Kocchar
Nov 29, 2017 10:13 am (IST)
Having diversity is better business. It's therefore a fiscal responsibility of businesses to their shareholders to balance the gender gap in the labour force. It's proven that 90 cents of a dollar earned by women goes back to the community: Ivanka Trump at GES 2017
Nov 29, 2017 10:12 am (IST)
We have to find solutions so women can do better at what they do without giving up on their enterprises. Capacity, confidence, capital - the three things women entrepreneurs need to flourish: Despite being a vibrant country, women's participation in the workforce is very low in India. Men need to acknowledge that women face obstacles and should do their part in easing the situation: Cherie Blair at GES2017
Nov 29, 2017 10:09 am (IST)
The biases that exist in society have to be addressed, and men need to be a part of that conversation. Business outcomes are great when you have diverse thinking: Karen Quintos, CCO
Nov 29, 2017 10:06 am (IST)
Karen Quintos, winner of working mother of the year 2012, speaking about Dell's initiatives to support women into leadership roles at Dell
We don't have special policies for women. But we focus on creating a work environment for women, so they feel confident that its on the basis of their merit they rise. It's the desire, support and ecosystem of the organisation where women work that will help them break the glass ceiling. Recognition of work keeps us going. If you educate a woman you educate a generation: Chanda Kochhar, CEO ICICIBank at GES summit 2017
Nov 29, 2017 9:58 am (IST)
Excited about the work we are doing internationally to create opportunity for the entrepreneurs: Ivanka Trump at GES2017
One thing I'd like to throw out there is that these aren't women's issues, we are half the population so we need to start thinking about them as critical issues. We need policy that supports the modern working family: Ivanka Trump at GES2017
Nov 29, 2017 9:44 am (IST)
Women need the 3C’s Confidence, Capabilities, access to Capital...Men need to understand that women are their equals: Cherie Blair at GES2017
Nov 29, 2017 9:42 am (IST)
Women comprise of half of the population. You need to take them and their issues seriously. Technology offers tremendous opportunity to women and women entrepreneurs. All innovation comes from the private sector: Ivanka Trump at GES2017
Nov 29, 2017 9:37 am (IST)
Minister for IT E&C, KT Rama Rao leads the exchange today with an exciting panel on boosting women's participation in the workforce GES2017. KT Rama Rao speaks to Ivanka Trump, Cherie Blaire, Chanda Kochhar and Karen Quintos.
Ivanka Trump, daughter of and advisor to US President Donald Trump, on Tuesday pitched for access to capital and equitable laws for women entrepreneurs, saying closing the gender entrepreneurship gap could grow global GDP by up to 2 per cent.
Nov 29, 2017 9:35 am (IST)
RECAP | Ivanka Trump opened her speech by stressing how all over the world entrepreneurs are "revolutionising our economies, and improving our societies". "You are rewriting the rules," she said and went on to talk about this year's GES theme. "This year's Summit is focussed on a theme that is key to our future: Women First, Prosperity For All. I am proud that for the first time ever, women make up the majority of the 1,500 entrepreneurs selected to attend."
Women, according to Ivanka, can help lead the way in closing this gap and ushering in a new age of greater prosperity. "We must ensure women entrepreneurs have access to capital, access to networks and mentors, and access to equitable laws," she added.
Nov 29, 2017 9:34 am (IST)
Ivanka Trump, 36, a businesswoman, fashion designer and the eldest daughter of the US President, was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the White House in June to speak at the Summit. She is leading the US contingent at the Summit themed 'Women First, Prosperity for All'.She opened her speech by stressing how all over the world entrepreneurs are "revolutionising our economies, and improving our societies".
Nov 29, 2017 9:32 am (IST)
RECAP | Ivanka Trump on Tuesday pitched for access to capital and equitable laws for women entrepreneurs, saying closing the gender entrepreneurship gap could grow global GDP by up to 2 per cent. In her keynote address at the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), she said that despite the soaring rate of female entrepreneurs, women still face steep obstacles to starting, owning, and growing their businesses.
"Fuelling the growth of women-led businesses isn't simply good for our society -- it's good for our economy. One study estimates that closing the gender entrepreneurship gap worldwide could grow our global GDP by as much as 2 per cent," she said.
Nov 29, 2017 9:31 am (IST)
Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump's daughter, is addressing the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Wednesday. She is taking part in a session on women in workplace.