GES 2017 LIVE: Ivanka Trump, Cherie Blair, Chanda Kochhar Hold Session On 'Skill Training'

 
GES 2017 LIVE: Ivanka Trump, Cherie Blair, Chanda Kochhar Hold Session On 'Skill Training'

 

HYDERABAD:  The Global Entrepreneurship Summit in its second day today will begin with a session on "Workforce Development and Skills Training". Telengana Governor KT Rama Rao will moderate a session with Cherie Blair, Ivanka Trump, Chanda Kochhar and Karen Quintos, Chief Customer Officer of Dell EMC.

While inaugurating the summit on Tuesday, Ivanka Trump congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying "Transformational change proved by you- from selling tea in your childhood to becoming PM of India".
 
Here are the live updates:

Nov 29, 2017
10:27:34 (IST)
Chanda Kochhar says educating a woman is akin to educating an entire generation. 
10:26:11 (IST)
Ivanka Trump says 90 cents of a dollar earned by women goes back to the community and adds value for the society.
10:14 (IST)
Cherie Blair says despite being a vibrant country, women's participation in the workforce is very low in India. Men need to acknowledge that women face obstacles and should do their part in easing the situation.
10:14 (IST)
Cherie Blair says despite being a vibrant country, women's participation in the workforce is very low in India. Men need to acknowledge that women face obstacles and should do their part in easing the situation.
10:07 (IST)
Ms Trump further says that women "disproportionately provide unpaid care". She adds that technology offers exceptional opportunities to women entrepreneurs. The government needs to create a new curriculum with greater focus on private sector.
10:03 (IST)
Ivanka Trump stresses the role of strong male voices and says that workforce culture needs a fundamental change since the traditional "single parent provider in households" is long gone. 

10:00 (IST)
Ivanka Trump says women constitute a major part of the total population and hence issues pertaining to women shouldn't be seen as just "women's issues" but as "critical issues". 
09:58 (IST)
Chanda Kochhar says there are no special policies for women. the focus is to create a working environment so that women "feel confident".

Source: (ndtv.com)