It is undeniable that many women despite being talented and ambitious don’t get the right opportunities to outshine in their careers. The question begs what can be done to provide them with better opportunities to showcase their talents. Samina Hamied, Executive Vice Chairperson, Cipla says, “It is about the ecosystem – it is about right mentoring and having a right cultural ecosystem.”
Hamied further stated, “I think the schooling, higher education system have to over-index in making women feel they are equal and have equal opportunity and they can choose any profession.” Hamied also stressed that women need to believe that to be able to do so.
Hamied was speaking in conversation with Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit & Awards (WESA). The two-day virtual event recognises and celebrates exceptional women entrepreneurs whose innovative approach have created positive changes in the business and