Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor to the White House, on Wednesday said having equal gender representation is a financial positive to businesses today besides being a social responsibility.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Trump, inaugurated the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2017) in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is being hosted by NITI Aayog in partnership with the US government. The second session of GES-2017 aims to boost female participation in the workforce.
Here are the Live updates:
# 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 Dell
# There is no other country in the world other than India where 40% of the banking sector is headed by women: Chanda Kochhar, ICICI Bank MD and CEO
# Women need the 3C’s- Confidence, Capabilities and access to Capital. Also, men must understand that women are their equals: Cherie Blair
# 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: Ivanka Trump
# Technology offers tremendous opportunity to women & women entrepreneurs: Ivanka Trump