SMEStreet Global Women Leadership Awards and International Forum for Economic Empowerment through Women Entrepreneurship will be organized

NEW DELHI, September 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The SMEStreet Foundation in association with WASME (World Association of SMEs) is set to organize a Digital Forum for ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP – a webinar with women leaders from world renown. This global webinar on “Shaping up Entrepreneurship through Empowered Women and Women Workforce” is organized on digital platforms.


This webinar will run alongside the SMEStreet Global Women Leadership Awards 2021 where over 20 women leaders from around the world will be facilitated and recognized for their groundbreaking work to create opportunity around their respective horizons.

The webinar and awards will likely take place around the second week of October 2021.

The call for nominations campaign for the Global Women Leadership Awards was launched on World Entrepreneurs Day on August 21, 2021. And nominations from around the world have arrived.

Supporting partners for this webinar and awards are WASME (World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises) and SAVE Foundation (Society for Advancement of Village Economy). Importantly, the initiative is also supported by the Ministry of MSMEs, Government of India.

The webinar is expected to host over 2,000 women leaders across the globe on the day via digital and social media platforms and is expected to connect and educate over 50,000 aspiring women entrepreneurs over the next few days via and its social media platforms. social media.

On this occasion, SMEStreet-Women Leadership Forum (Pink Power Group) is also forming with the aim of discussing, developing and empowering entrepreneurship through women leaders and influencing positivity for Women @ Workforce. It will be a consortium of women leaders from entrepreneurial backgrounds.

The outreach and impact partner for this initiative is SMEStreet Foundation and the organizing agency for this webinar is Vertical Business Media Pvt. ltd.

Members of the Prize Jury

SMEStreet-WICCI Global Women Leadership Awards Jury Meeting The Global Women Leadership Awards Jury is chaired by Shri MC Gupta, Former Haryana Govt Chief Secretary. and co-chaired by Shri Keshwar Janaki – Ambassador of Mauritius to Moscow, Russia. Other distinguished members of the jury are Shri Amit Dua, Sr. VP, AXIS Bank, Smt. Sampa Banerjee, President -WICCI/Secretary- SAVE/Executive Director -WASME, Shri Faiz Askari, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of SMEStreet/General Secretary of SMEStreet Foundation and Ms. Vaswati Mishra, Ambassador for Art and Culture.

While maintaining social distancing, jury meetings took place on digital platforms and assessed nominations and the awards’ business roadmap.

For all suggestions and nominations, please connect with Faiz Askari on [email protected].

Mara R. Wilmoth