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FICCI FLO organises Start-up Conclave

FICCI FLO organises Start-up Conclave

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ladies Wing ( FICCI FLO) organized 'The SHERISES Start-up Conclave’ - A FLO national initiative under the Start-up Vertical at PSG CAS, Coimbatore.

Event Moderator Sowmya Keshava, Founder & CEO-Nilah Advisors introduced the honourable panellists before inviting Mrs. Rama Rajasekaran, Chairperson-FLO Coimbatore for the Welcome Note. Ms Poonam Bafna, Event Chair-FICCI FLO Coimbatore  gave an insight on She Rises event followed by the Presidential Address by Dr. D.Brinda-Principal, PSG CAS and introduction of moderator-Parnika Gupta.

Rama Rajasekaran in her speech greeted the Principal and faculty of PSG CAS, panellists, students and budding entrepreneurs. It’s such a focussed conclave. FLO Coimbatore has signed a MoU with PSG.

Talking about the program Ms Poonam Bafna said, “The SHERISES Program was a Transformative program initiated by FICCI FlO that empowered women. The program's impact was profound, fostering a community of over 100 aspiring individuals who underwent a meticulous selection process, identifying 25 promising talents from Coimbatore”.

Delivering the Presidential Address Dr. D.Brinda said, “the number of businesses owned by women has increased by 20% over past five years. With 15 million women owned business in the country employing 22-27 million people; there is always a steady rise of women entrepreneurship that gives us the confidence that within next five years India will become a hub of women entrepreneurs”.Ms Sowmya, Swathy Rohit, Mr.Ravi Kallayil and Ms Yamuna Sastry shared their experiences.

 The Panelist for the session were – Dr. Aarti Gupta – CIO DBR Ventures, Ms Swathy Rohit – Co-Founder & CEO Health Basix, Mr. Ravi Kallayil – Co Founder & CEO Plaeto Footwear and Ms Yamuna Sastry – Co-Founder – Cabdost & CIO – FLIP.