IIT Delhi & EXL Sign MoU to Empower Female Entrepreneurs through Digital & Financial Literacy
By: WE Staff | Thursday, 14 September 2023
The project for empowering female entrepreneurs through digital and financial literacy, IIT Delhi, and EXL which is a top provider of data analytics and digital operations and solutions have signed a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This project, which will be led by Professors Seema Sharma and Gaurav Dwivedi from the Department of Management Studies at IIT Delhi, aims to support micro-level female entrepreneurs by enhancing their business management skills through the provision of digital and financial education.
Professor Preeti Ranjan Panda, Dean of Corporate Relations, at IIT Delhi, said that with this initiative the need for micro-level women entrepreneurs to take up technological diffusion will be addressed.
According to Professor Seema Sharma, India's growth can be expanded only by leveraging female entrepreneurs. The goal is to provide them with the technological training they need to improve their business management abilities.
A number of SDGs i.e. sustainable development goals will be established by the United Nations, mentioned by Gaurav Dwivedi. The SDGs are all aligned with empowering Women to become entrepreneurs and giving them equal opportunities. This will also help to reduce gender disparities and promote economic growth in society.
The female entrepreneurs have received the training to improve their ability to manage their companies, promoting socioeconomic activities and overall economic growth of the country.