Bhubaneswar, Mar 8: In commemoration of International Women’s Day, a four-week virtual workshop on Women Entrepreneurship was inaugurated. The workshop supported by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, aims to provide 30 women professionals selected from all over the country to orient them to different issues and challenges of business opportunity in the field of science and technology.
The event was inaugurated by Dr. Anu Acharya, CEO, Map My Genome and in her address she highlighted her experience and journey as a successful entrepreneur in the area of human genomics. Dr. Ajay Paida, Director, ILS in his opening remark mentioned about the significant contribution women have made in the area of science and technology as well as in taking science towards successful business enterprise.
He urged the young women scientists to take up challenging scientific tasks using the exciting current opportunities. Dr. SanghamitraPati, Director, RMRC in her special address stressed the need for providing an enabling environment and encouraging platforms to make them successful in every field be in science and technology or in the field of start ups and entrepreneurship. Dr. Nivedita Jena and Dr. Mamoni Dash from ILS coordinated the program.