Ivanka Trump Urges India to Close Professional Gender Gap

Nov 29, 2017, 00:41
Ivanka Trump Urges India to Close Professional Gender Gap

The senior White House adviser has always been considered a sort of whisperer when it comes to her powerful father. Networking apart, there is more for the participants to keep themselves engaged be it at the 'India: "Global Innovation Hub" audio visual section, the Womenpreneurs giving out details of the speakers or the stall put up by Coffee Board or those showcasing innovative solutions and products.A preeminent gathering of entrepreneurs and investors, being hosted jointly by the USA and Indian governments in the City of Pearls, the Summit is set to receive 1,200 entreprenuers and 300 investors , As Reported By Hindu.

# This summit is a symbol of growing economic and security cooperation between India and US.

"Its wonderful to be in this ancient city brimming with transformative technology", she said referring to Hyderabad. "The event, with 'Women First, Prosperity for All" is the first GES in which women are the majority - 52.5 per cent - of the participants.

"She is the ideal person to make a visit like this as she has impacted lives of so many people and she is unlike her father who doesn't enjoy good reputation here", office worker Janakiram Mutyala told NBC.

In developing countries, 70% of women-owned smaller businesses were being denied access to capital, she said, leading to a near $300 billion annual credit deficit for them.

"As we strive for change, we must never forget that the best hope for our future is far greater than any single government policy", Trump said in her speech. "We must ensure women entrepreneurs have access to capital, access to networks and mentors".

She praised her father's administration, saying it promotes greater opportunity for women around the world through "domestic reforms and our worldwide initiatives".

"When women work, it creates a unique multiplier effect".

Billboards with pictures of Ivanka dotted many parts of Hyderabad which is also home to major United States firms such as Microsoft. "Women are also more likely to reinvest their income back in their families and communities", she said. "Through your own enterprise, entrepreneurship, and hard work, the people of India have lifted more than 130 million citizens out of poverty - a remarkable improvement, and one I know will continue to grow under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi".

"You are rewriting the rules", she said and went on to talk about this year's GES theme.

The gloves were invented by Borthakur after her son started getting seizures at a young age.

She also mentioned the stories of Dara Dotz from San Francisco, who co-founded Field Ready to provide life-saving supplies through 3-D printing and Reyhan from Azerbaijan, a 15-year-old who founded a company that harvests energy from rainwater.