In her shoes...Celebrating Women Entreprenuership

According to the Women’s Financial Network, women start businesses at two times the rate of men. While women are starting more businesses than men, they find it harder at the outset to grow their businesses and access venture capital. Women entrepreneurs constitute 10 % of the number of entrepreneurs in our country.

Since the 21st century, the status of women in India has been changing as a result to growing industrialization and urbanization, spasmodic mobility and social legislation. Over the years, more and more women are going in for higher education, technical and professional education and their proportion in the workforce has also been increased. With the spread of education and awareness, women have shifted from the kitchen, handicrafts and traditional cottage industries to non-traditional higher levels of activities. Even the government has laid special emphasis on the need for conducting special entrepreneurial training programs for women to enable them to start their own ventures. Financial institutions and banks have also set up special cells to assist women entrepreneurs, this has boomerang the women entrepreneurs on the economic scene in the recent years although many women's entrepreneurship enterprises are still remained a much neglected field. However, for women there are several handicaps to enter into and manage business ownership due to the deeply embedded traditional mindset and stringent values of the Indian society.

Women entrepreneurs often face gender-based barriers to starting and growing their businesses, like discriminatory property, matrimonial and inheritance laws and/or cultural practices; lack of access to formal finance mechanisms; limited mobility and access to information and networks, etc.

Jharkhand Chapter of Headstart Network Foundation presents WE @ Headstart...

A first of a kind initiative at Jharkhand where via we discuss problems faced by women entrepreneurs and how to extrapolate this into entrepreneurship in general. This meetup is by women but not exclusively for women.

Some very inspiring ladies who have turned their passion into profession will speak about their journey so far. Gather for inspiration, innovation and networking in the women entrepreneurs community.

Date: 29th April 2018 (Sunday)

Venue: Chai Bubble, Ranchi



Khusboo Kataruka Modi


Advocate at Jharkhand High Court, and Partner at Wade Rights Partner


Pursued law from National Law University in Gandhinagar and then pursued a special course in Commercial laws and Data Privacy from the University of Copenhagen. Started her practice in Ranchi post working in Maersk, Mumbai. Actively supports human rights, cleanliness and environmental issues. Her key to success is her will power and a quest for learning.

Rashi Sinha


Founder at Swirl-n-Yum


Inpsite of coming froma family of lawyers, founded Swirl-n-Yum, a home based bakery business indulging in customized cakes, cup cakes and deserts.At a young age of 22, she followed her passion for a bakery. With the ingredients of hard work, passion, dedication, innovation, customization, youtfullness; she represents her heartful line of Swirl-n-Yum.


Event Details

29 Apr, 2018
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Chai Bubble
Mahatma Gandhi Main Rd, Hindpiri, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834001
Ranchi - 834001

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