On March 9th, 2009, TiE Mumbai launched TiE Stree Shakti (TSS), forum for women entrepreneurs to create trust-based partnerships through active networking. This platform is a pan-India initiative to recognize, award and enable women entrepreneurs.
The objective of TSS is to create a platform to enable aspiring, budding and growing Women Entrepreneurs in the MSME space, by rendering conceptual but practical business orientation/training, mentoring and access to an entrepreneurial eco-system. These women who have overcome societal pressures and gender warfare to realize their dream of running their own enterprise.
Present at the Launch were Anita Ramachandran, Shikha Sharma, Farzana Haque, Sridar Iyengar and Shilpi Kapoor. They spoke about the need for sucha platform for women who have taken the first step and need a steady hand to support and guide them further.
TiE Stree Shakti seeks to reflect the growing role of women in the Indian entrepreneurial eco-system. The theme will be celebratory - ?Enabling/Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs in India?.