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Women are harnessing Digital India: SHEROES Summit

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Bengaluru: The Indian woman of today is harnessing the digital advantage to maximize her potential to realize the goal of a Digital India, speakers at SHEROES summit here said.

The SHEROES Summit, themed Women Make Digital India, was the concluding session of the tri-city event.

“The summit emerged as a platform for women from various professional backgrounds to connect and share their experiences, explore monetizing avenues for themselves beyond the nine-to-five work cycle in order to contribute to national development in the current technology-driven times,” a statement said.

The first and second sessions of the SHEROES Summit were held in Delhi and Mumbai.

The summit deliberated upon potential career paths, transformation, growth opportunities and professional journeys of successful women entrepreneurs.

Flipkart co-founder and investor Binny Bansal, while elucidating how SHEROES make a difference in the current innovative environment said: “We are open to hiring women who have been on a break and are skilled. We don’t look at experience; our HR process is focused on hiring problem-solving people.”

His message to fellow entrepreneurs was clear: “Decision-making needs to be swift and fast on building the right teams, hiring talent and including women in the team; and that technology can change the current supply-chain challenges.”

“We look at the entrepreneur and the mission before deciding to invest,” Bansal added.

Sairee Chahal, founder, and CEO of SHEROES.in said: “Digital India is making women independent in many ways and at SHEROES.in we are putting women’s careers on the map by using digital to speed up the pace of change. The summit is an extension of our goal to encourage women to take charge, and contribute to the India’s growth story.” (IANS)

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Paytm and SHEROES Brings Special Social Community Platform for Women

Paytm, SHEROES join hands for women's only platform on app

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Paytm's Senior Vice President Deepak Abbot said that this exclusive social community feed for women builds on the significant traction Paytm Inbox is enjoying among its users. Pixabay

The Paytm app will now have a special social community platform where women can engage with each other on topics like health, careers, relationships, and cooking as well as share their life stories and achievements.

One97 Communications Ltd, which owns brand Paytm, has tied up with women’s community platform SHEROES to build this community for women on its Paytm Inbox feature, which has registered over 30 million monthly visitors for content-based services.

Paytm’s Senior Vice President Deepak Abbot said that this exclusive social community feed for women builds on the significant traction Paytm Inbox is enjoying among its users

“This is an important initiative towards women’s empowerment as it provides specially curated content and various communities that they can participate in as per their interests. This social platform will provide a powerful forum for them to express, learn and share while educating themselves,” he added,

Paytm and SHEROES shared vision to create more value for millions of women Internet users. Pixabay

SHEROES Chief Product Officer Avinash Hindupur said that the joint venture takes forward their “shared vision to create more value for millions of women Internet users”.

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“SHEROES has been a champion for women using the Internet, to craft their growth stories. Leveraging Paytm’s depth and reach, millions of women Internet users can now access over 1000 communities offering advice, a platform for visibility and conversations. This partnership is a strategic step towards our goal of taking the community ecosystem to 100 million women.” (IANS)