Category Archives: Startup convergence 2017

Women Entrepreneurs : Breaking Glass ceiling and Creating new pathways

Research has shown that there is bi-directional relationship between women empowerment and economic development. Eminent Economist, Prof. Amartya Sen pointed out that development can be affected if there is continuous discrimination against women. Policy makers and social scientists all over the world are working on this fascinating topic and trying to find out the relationship between the two. One way to achieve women empowerment is through entrepreneurship. Women entrepreneurs can be equally Read more [...]

The importance of being earnest

While I paraphrase Oscar Wilde’s “Trivial Comedy for Serious People”, the intention of this blog is to unveil the parody that education of today has become. It is high time we put an end to the farcical routine that passes for receiving and delivering education.  Ask any student what he thinks he is doing at his school – and there is little chance he would have half a rational answer to justify his time and effort at the campus. Ask any school what it does, and they would say they prepare Read more [...]