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GES 2017 Live Updates: 'Women don't just build businesses, we build nations,' Lerato Motsamai

WION Web Team Hyderabad, Telangana, India Nov 30, 2017, 03.32 AM (IST)

Nov 30, 2017, 09.01 AM

The concluding day at the Global Entrepreneurial Summit will shortly begin with a Masterclass on 'The City that Never Sleeps: Cities of Tomorrow'.

Nov 30, 2017, 09.03 AM

The second day at GES saw eminent personalities attending various sessions and speaking on issues revolving around women empowerment, women entrepreneurship, skill training among others. 

Nov 30, 2017, 09.05 AM

The morning plenary session opened with Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, CBE, QC; Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director and CEO, ICICI Bank, Limited; Karen Quintos, Chief Customer Officer, Dell EMC and Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United States speaking on women entrepreneurship. 




Nov 30, 2017, 09.11 AM

Personalities like Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, Producer/Director Ronnie Srewvala, Tennis Champion Sania Mirza, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra, Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna, Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar and Cricketer Mithali Raj attended the event. 



Nov 30, 2017, 09.17 AM

Ivanka Trump visited Hyderabad's Golconda Fort later in the day.



Nov 30, 2017, 10.24 AM

'The City that Never Sleeps: Cities of Tomorrow' session in progress at GES 2017. 




Nov 30, 2017, 10.32 AM

GIST Catalyst Pitch Competition is now in progress. 

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Nov 30, 2017, 01.02 PM

'Effectively Using Traditional and Social Media' Masterclass ends. 

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'E-Commerce as a Critical Tool in Scaling Entrepreneurship' session concludes. 

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Nov 30, 2017, 03.33 PM

GES closing plenary session to begin shortly. Mark Green, Administrator, USAID to speak. 

Nov 30, 2017, 03.42 PM

GIST Catalyst Pitch Competition concludes. Closing plenary session to begin shortly. 

Nov 30, 2017, 04.29 PM

Closing Plenary Session begins.

Nov 30, 2017, 04.31 PM

A power-packed panel speaks at the closing session of GES 2017. 

Nov 30, 2017, 04.44 PM

Closing plenary session panellists - Dipali Goenka, CEO and Joint-Managing Director, Welspun India Limited; Kristina Perkin Davison, Co-founder and Managing Partner, iEurope Capital; Lerato Motsamai, Founder and CEO, Google Lerato; Manish Sabharwal - Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, TeamLease and Mark Green, Administrator, USAID. 

Nov 30, 2017, 04.45 PM

The summit saw the vibrancy of women entrepreneurs - Mark Green

Nov 30, 2017, 04.47 PM

This is the time for women entrepreneurs, as they rise. we all rise - Mark Green

Nov 30, 2017, 04.51 PM

CEO of NITI Aayog, Mr Amitabh Kant moderates the closing plenary session. 

Nov 30, 2017, 04.52 PM

All women are fighting for the same causes. Women don't just build businesses, we build nations - Lerato



Nov 30, 2017, 04.56 PM

Women's participation in the Indian workforce has dropped from 31% to 18% in the last 25 years - Manish Sabharwal

Nov 30, 2017, 04.58 PM

We don't have a problem with lack of jobs, we don't have desirable wages. The solution can be self-employment and it is fraught with challenges - Manish

Nov 30, 2017, 04.59 PM

We need formalisation, urbanisation, industrialisation and human capital. We need to fix our schools and colleges - Manish

Nov 30, 2017, 05.01 PM

We need to identify the problems faced by women and apply tool to resolve - Mark Green

Nov 30, 2017, 05.06 PM

Lerato identifies the importance of mathematics in 21st-century education. 'Whether in finances or in IT, maths will play a vital role,' she notes. 

Nov 30, 2017, 05.08 PM

We have to do a better job at providing education to women all over the world - Mark 

Nov 30, 2017, 05.10 PM

We must listen to all voices, from every part of the community - Mark

Nov 30, 2017, 05.13 PM

We need to focus on education, health, nutrition in India. We need to focus on all states and districts of India, it is not about a branding campaign. We must ensure better livelihood to women - Mr Kant

Nov 30, 2017, 05.14 PM

Creating role-models and mentors in communities is important to get rid of stigmas - Dipali 

Nov 30, 2017, 05.17 PM

It is important for women to get into the economy, contribute more to the GDP and men to take up roles traditionally played exclusively by women - Mr Kant

Nov 30, 2017, 05.20 PM

The problems that women usually face is because of discrimination, soft discrimination from men - Mark 

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Sister-to-sister mentorship is important. A woman entrepreneur must speak to another, they can share challenges, solutions - Mark 

Nov 30, 2017, 05.28 PM

Women in India are outperforming men at every competitive examination - Mr Kant 

Nov 30, 2017, 05.30 PM

The closing plenary session concludes. 

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