<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad which is being attended by the US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump.Ivanka is leading a delegation of senior Trump administration officials and entrepreneurs at the three-day event.After the inauguration, Ivanka and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are slated to participate in a panel discussion on opening up of opportunities for women entrepreneurs.In her keynote address to the 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit later in the day, she is likely to stress on ensuring women entrepreneurs have access to capital, access to networks and mentors, and access to equitable laws.► Theme of the event
ALSO READ Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017, a testament to ‘strong’ India-US friendship: Ivanka Trump’Women First, Prosperity for All’, this will be the first GES in which women are expected to be a majority (52.5%) of the participants► Four innovative industriesThe summit will primarily focus on four thematic sectors — energy and infrastructure; healthcare and life sciences; financial technology and digital economy; and media and entertainment sectors►Date: November 28-30, 2017► Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre►Today’s ScheduleBe the Change: Women’s Entrepreneurial LeadershipRemarks by Prime Minister of India Narendra ModiRemarks by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar RaoRemarks by Advisor to the President of the United States Ivanka TrumpRemarks will be followed by a panel session on opening up opportunities for women entrepreneurs in their countries and communities.Moderated by John Chambers, Chairman Emeritus, Cisco ​ Panelists:Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United StatesNirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Defense, Government of IndiaSibongile Sambo, Managing Director, SRS Aviation and SRS PetroleumMarcus Wallenberg, Chairman, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) Wednesday, November 29, 9:00 am► We Can Do It! Innovations in Workforce Development and Skills TrainingA discussion on increasing women’s participation in the workforce through access to skills training, education, and mentorship. Innovators in workforce development and training will discuss what works and what more can be done to open doors for women in the workplace. Moderated by KT Rama Rao; Minister for IT E&C, MAUD, Industries and Commerce, Mines and Geology Public Enterprises, and NRI Affairs; Government of Telangana, IndiaThursday, November 30, 4:00 pm► When Women Win, We All Win: Promoting Inclusive Environments for Women EntrepreneursThe closing session of GES will bring together key influencers that support, promote, and fund women entrepreneurs. Panelists will share efforts to advance women in leadership positions and ensure that women have “seats at the table” while breaking down the barriers that disproportionately affect women’s ability to start and grow businesses.Moderated by Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

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