Vijay Menon has been a champion of entrepreneurship for years. Through his work at TiE Global, he pushes young startup owners to take risks, get mentorship and scale up businesses.
He says diversity in the workplace has to go much beyond lip service — women in leadership positions are a win-win for all. Are Indian tech companies scoring higher than Silicon Valley in this regard? And what are some tips for entrepreneurs, regardless of gender?
SheThePeople.TV caught up with Executive Director at TiE Global, Vijay Menon, to discuss all this and what plans Tie Global has to encourage, incubate and empower women-led startups.
Vijay Menon has been a champion of entrepreneurship for years. Through his work at TiE Global, he pushes young startup owners to take risks, get mentorship and scale up businesses. He says diversity in the workplace has to go much beyond lip service — women in leadership positions are a win-win for all. Are Indian(…)
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With the Union Budget 2017-2018 currently in progress, we speak to Shefali Goradia, Partner at the professional services and tax firms, BMR & Associates LLP, about what women could expect from the Budget.
On Monday, it came to light that a 23-year-old software engineer working with Infosys in Pune was allegedly murdered by a security guard at her company. This is the second time that a women techie has been murdered in Pune in a span of two months.
Russia has recently decriminalised domestic violence. Assaulting a family member can only lead one to spend 15 days in jail or a fine of 500 dollars. The clause to this being, ‘as long as it doesn’t cause substantial bodily harm’ or happen more than ‘once a year’.
Iris Mittenaere, a dental surgery student from France, has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. The event, which was hosted in Manila, Philippines, on Sunday had Haiti’s Raquel Pelissier placed as the first runner-up while Colombia’s Andrea Tovar finished as the second runner-up.