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07 Aug 2020, 09:17 HRS IST
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Source:Confederation Of Women Entrepreneurs of India
COWE Presents 'Womennovator 100 Women Faces 2018'

COWE Presents 'Womennovator 100 Women Faces 2018'

DELHI and PANJIM, Goa, February 13, 2018/PRNewswire/ --

Phase 1: Launch at Delhi in February

Phase 2: Awards at Goa in March

'Womennovator 100 Women Faces 2018', in association with Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs, is launching a campaign wherein 100 women of substance and their stories will be extensively covered. These stories will make part of an online and print publication, which will be sent to ministries of India, PSUs, corporates, financial institutions, banks and embassies of all countries

     (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/640887/COWE_Womennovator_Logo.jpg )

     (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/590212/KGS_Logo.jpg )

Event Name: 'Womennovator - 100 Women Faces' 

Last date to apply: 15th Feb 2018 - Link to apply - http://bit.ly/2FvFMrd

Phase 1 : Delhi  

Jury to select 100 faces (Influencers)-  

  • Babul Supriyo - Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
  • Avijit Dutt - Actor
  • Naina Lal Kidwai - Chairman Advent India private equity , past president FICCI 
  • Suresh Raina - Indian cricketer
  • Paresh Rawal - Indian film actor
  • Shereen Bhan - Indian journalist and news anchor
  • Blossom Kochhar - Founder of Aroma Magic range of products
  • Arunachalam Muruganantham- Founder - CEO at Jayashree Industries (PADMAN movie is inspired by him)
  • Sonam Wangchuk - Founding-director of the Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) (3 Idiots is inspired by him) 

Guest of Honour: 

  • Jyotsna Sitling - Joint Secretary - Ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship
  • Meenakshi Sharma - Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism 

The nominations are open and anyone can register through a community-oriented form. The last date of nominations is 15th February 2018. The esteemed jury will then shortlist the final candidates on the basis of critical objectives and the final list will be released by 18th Feb, 2018. 

In Phase 2, 15 best candidates, out of 100 women faces, will be selected and awarded on International Women's day 8th March, 2018 at Seaside Startup Summit in Goa (http://www.seasidestartupsummit.in/). 

This campaign is an endeavor to communicate and promote the excellent work of women in the country. #womennovator intends to 

  • identify ways to make women more visible
  • extend opportunities to women first
  • select women as spokesperson and leaders
  • support & promote visible women 

Event Partners:

  • Knowledge Partner - KGS Advisors
  • Associate Media Partner - YourStory.com
  • Digital Media Partner - Inc42  and BWDisrupt
  • Empowered by - shethepeople.tv
  • Print Media Partner - thecofounder
  • Photography partner - IIP
  • Digital marketing partner - Shilani Sadh
  • Crowdfunding partner - Catapooolt
  • Outreach Partner - Tie , Anitab.org
  • Hackthon Partner - IncubateIND
  • Sponsor Partner - Catch 

Phase 2: Goa in March - Awards ceremony to recognize 15 excellent women selected from 100 women faces on International Women's day on 8th March 2018 at Seaside Startup Summit, Goa (http://www.seasidestartupsummit.in/)

About COWE

COWE helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. COWE is a non-profit company (under section 25A of The Companies Act - 1956) incorporated in 2004, and has been steered by an eminent Board of Directors since then. Our slogan 'Gearing women power' stands for the democratic structure of COWE and stands for 'Of the women, for the women and by the women'. We have emerged as a well-organized and established organization working towards our goal of liberating women by making them financially independent and vibrant. In totality COWE is spread across India over 10 states.

About COWE & previous events: Click here 

For more details of COWE Events, visit: Facebook & Twitter

Media Contact: 
Chanchal Kathpalia, 
Manager - Projects,
Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs of India

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