“FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the oldest and largest Women Chamber of Commerce in South East Asia, has been working towards equality and empowerment of women for 34 years. For The Global Mentoring Walk in New Delhi, FLO has joined hands Vital Voices Global Leadership Network, which is the leading non-governmental organization (NGO) that identifies, trains and empowers emerging women leaders and social entrepreneurs around the globe, enabling them to create a better world.” Said Ms Vinita Bimbhet, while speaking on the occasion.
Some of the empowering women and businesswomen which took part in the Global Mentoring Walk included Rashmi Tiwari, Aahan Foundation; Usha Punia, Former Tourism Minister of Rajasthan State , Prabha Karhana, H.R Partner,Harley Davidson, Arati Mukerji, Director Communication & Brand Image, Michelin India, Mandeep Kaur ,Public, Affairs US Embassy, Shilpa Ajwani, MD of Tupperware, Neha Kirpal, Founding Director of Indian Art Fair , Sreerupa Sil, Editor Business world, Padma Shri Meenakshi Gopinath, educationist; Deepika Chaudhary, Legal Head and on Board of Xerox; Anjali Singh, CEO Genpact, Ms Abha Dalmia, Past President, Ms Vasvi Bharat ram, President elect, FLOand Preeti Sinha, Sr President Yes Bank,.
’ Archana Surana, Governing Body Member, FLO & Founder & Director, ARCH Academy of Design who is the Flag Bearer for the Global Mentoring Walk in India said, “FLO and Vital Voices Global Leadership Network believe that mentoring is a critical activity in empowering women to succeed as leaders and creating opportunities for women on a local scale. It is essential to invest in leaders because they take the responsibility to improve societies and further strengthen laws, create jobs and defend political freedoms. These leaders can play a catalytic to nurture the potential women leaders and handhold them to achieve success. ”